1. Global poverty is a serious world issue that affects billions of people accross the world. Increasingly, disparities between the poor and privileged affect our well-being worldwide.
2. At the French International School, a school with abundant economic and educational resources, we are concerned about a lack of awareness about poverty and privilege in the world, which will result in educated leaders who are disconnected from what matters.
3. There is also a lack of connectedness and friendship between the affluent and the economically poor, which perpetuates poverty.