This is a sample essay on supporting programs around the world. Not everyone can afford basic items such as food and medication. If you have to write an essay on the same issue, you can use this draft to learn how to structure your text.
Food, water, proper housing, and medication are some of the basic things that humans need to survive. Governments across the world must make sure that their citizenry can access all these services, but that is not always the case. Some of the things that people take for granted like regular meals and clean water to drink are in scarce supply in some parts of the world. If the stories in our news stations are anything to go by, then there are areas in the world whereby people struggle to have one balanced meal a day let alone the three that are needed for proper health, growth, and development. The results in malnourished children and ailing mothers who are not able to breastfeed their kids and take care of the families. In most of these countries, the poverty levels are quite high with a huge portion of the population earning less than a dollar a day and without the help of international organizations such as The United Nations, the situation would be worse.
Most of the supporting programs around the world involve the provision of foodstuffs, clean water, and medical supplies to the needy. The needy would be provided with grains such as rice, beans, and cooking oil for them to prepare meals for their families. Some agencies would also provide canned meat and fish so as to ensure that the meals are balanced and nutritious. To ensure that the needy people have clean water for drinking, cooking, and other household purposes, the aid agencies would drill dams and boreholes that offer a long lasting solution to the water scarcity problem. On the issue of medical supplies, the aid agencies and philanthropic countries would provide drugs to treat common ailments such as malaria, Tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS. Some would even bring their own medical personnel to treat the sick.
Natural calamities, war, and poor governance are some of the factors that create such situations of want. Famine and extreme floods wipe the earth off its plants and vegetation, and this creates a scarcity of food for the people. Wars take away young and energetic individuals that would have otherwise been involved in farming, and this creates a shortage of food. Wars also result in injury, and international aid organizations are, therefore, needed to provide medicine and treatment to the victims. Corrupt governments that embezzle funds meant for national development leave their citizenry without basic services such proper medical care, and other countries and agencies have to step in to save the people.
The poverty levels in some countries are very high to the extent that they cannot provide basic services to their people. These countries rely on donor aid and funding to ensure that their people can lead comfortable lives.
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