I)Poverty means hunger and lack of shelter. It also is a situation in which parentsarenot able to send their children to school or a situation where sick people cannotafford treatment.
ii) Poverty also means lack of clean water and sanitation facilities.
iii)It also means lack of a regular job at a minimum decent level.
iv) Above all it means living with sense helplessness. Poor people are in a situationin which they are ill-treated at almost every place, in farms, factories,government offices, hospitals, railway stations etc.