Poor people have to go through various human sufferings. No body would like to live in poverty.
So, due to following reasons we can say poverty is curse on humanity
(i) Poverty leads to hunger and lack of shelter. Poor people live in unhygienic conditions and invite host of diseases.
(ii) They lack medical facilities and die of diseases in want of timely and proper treatment.
(iii) They are in a situation in which they are ill-treated at almost all places. Each time they are left with scars on their spirit of self-respect.
(iv) Poors live with the sense of helplessness.
(v) Poor parents are not able to send their children to school. This leaves them unaware about the opportunities in life.
(vi) The children of poor people have to earn their livelihood, even then they are not able to get their two square meals.