Short Paragraph on Poverty. Category: Essays and Paragraphs On July 5, 2015 By Team Work. What is Poverty? Poverty means deprivation of basic necessities such as food, house, clean drinking water, shelter, toilet, etc. Poverty is mostly prevalent in developing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America, etc.
Research has indicated that poverty has greater effects on a child cognitive development and that when exposed to poverty for a long term, may result in more significant but quite reversible damages. Children brought up below the poverty line are 1.3 times more likely to have learning disabilities or delayed development as compared to other children who are from non-poor families.