Poverty is the state of being extremely poor and many people may suffer from poverty. In Ethiopia, nearly 7 out of 10 people lived on less than$1.90 a day in 1995, according to the World Bank; now that’s closer to 3 in 10. InBangladesh, the proportion of people in extreme poverty dropped from about 43percent in 1991 to 14 percent recently. In Indonesia, more than half the population lived in extreme poverty in 1990, compared with about 3 percent today. Poverty is decreasing around the world. Poverty can be fixed in may ways such as access to clean water, sending children to school, and having shelters that helps people with poverty. Poverty may be a huge issue in some states and country’s it can and should be fixed.