All faiths try to give guidance on issues of inequality in society. Sikhism teaches that everyone is equal and people living in poverty should be helped.
What is absolute poverty?
When you have enough for food and clothing but not luxuries
When you are not as well off as most people in your country
When you do not have access to basic human needs
Why are countries LEDCs?
They have a great income due to technology and industry
They do not have enough industry or technology to make a living for their people
They have a lot of natural resources that they can make use of
Why are natural disasters bad for people living in LEDCs?
These disasters create more natural resources that they can exploit
Other people do not try to help them after the disaster
They do not have any defence against these disasters
Why is being in debt bad for an LEDC country?
A lot of the money the country earns has to go in paying off the interest
The debt allows the country to invest in more industry
The country can buy weapons to defend itself
As a religious duty, what does vand chhakna encourage in Sikhism?
Sharing with others
What do Sikhs believe about equality?
Some people should be treated with respect
All people should be treated equally and with respect
Only people who donate to charity should be treated equally
What do Sikhs believe about service?
Service to others is a way to serve God
Serving others makes you feel good about yourself
Serving others makes the world a better place
What do Sikhs believe about fair trade?
It is important to give charity to the poor
It cannot work
It is important because they believe in equality and earning money in an honest way
What do Sikhs believe about volunteering?
They can follow the principles of vand chhakna and naam japna
They can follow the principles of vand chhakna and sewa
They can follow the principles of naam japna and sewa
Why do Sikhs help disaster victims around the world?
They believe that the human race is one
To convert people
To visit other countries