SDG 01 - No Poverty: Year 10

Learn About SDG 1 – No Poverty (Year 9 – Year 11)

End poverty in all its forms everywhere LEARN about the SDG 1 by clicking on the following links:


Follow Up SDG 1:  The weekly wages of famous football stars! (Year 9 – Year 11)

Are you a football fan? Ronaldo or Messi? Which is your favourite football club? The most talented player? Look at the picture with the football stars to check their weekly wages. Impressed?! Now read this information below (Source:United Nations) More than 700 million people, or 10% of the world population, still live in extreme poverty and is struggling to fulfil the most basic needs like health, education, and access to water and sanitation. The majority of people living on less than $1.90 a day live in sub-Saharan Africa. –        Do you think this is fair? Why? –        Some famous football players donate large amounts of money to charities and organisations that assist the poor and marginalised groups. –        So what harm is there in these exorbitant wages if the players donate part of their wage to charities? Now watch this video? You’re in for a surprise! What do you think Cristiano Ronaldo is doing here? Is he trying to send us a message or is he just trying fooling us? Send us your comments! We’re very eager to hear your views.


Follow Up SDG 1:  Malta ‘inflates’ Official Development Aid figures by 50% (Year 9 – Year 11)

EU countries like Malta are expected to send ODA – Official Development Assistance to developing countries to assist people who are poor and marginalised. In 2016 it was reported that Malta together with other EU countries were not really providing as much support to those in need. Malta claimed that it is already spending a lot with the refugees that are reaching the island. Read this article. What are your views about this? Wasn’t Malta already doing enough? Isn’t this a heavy burden for Malta already? Why does Malta have to fork more money as ODA when it has to deal with the costs of providing food and shelter for refugees arriving by boats in their hundreds? –        Download this NSO document: The European Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) survey Look at the picture – Almost 90,000 people at risk of poverty, according to EU data If Malta’s credit rating is so high, how is it that we are still having such a large number of people at risk of poverty? What is so wrong about this? Aren’t the policymakers doing enough to assist these people? Are there any organisations that are trying to assist? In what way? In your opinion what else could be done? What can students really do to help alleviate this situation? Share your thoughts with us!