High unemployment and high rate of mortgage is forcing many children in Nevada to live in poverty with no basic means of survival. Nevada’s 15 percent children exist in severe poverty and 13 percent of children survive in the families who have lost their homes. Moreover, to add to the injuries, there are huge numbers of children living in such homes where no parent is employed.
As the children live in extreme poverty therefore they don’t have access to education which means that they will have no chance for employment. This led them to live in poverty for their whole life. Nevada’s 11percent of the teenagers have not been to school and are unemployed.
Due to poverty and homelessness Nevada’s middle-income families suffer severe health problems and are unable to go to any health specialist. It’s not only the lack of basic necessities that the Nevada’s children have to face. With the lack of educational achievement Nevada’s children are also facing severe economic consequences.