Unemployment has a big influence on poverty in South Africa because there is a lot of people that do not work, or are just not trained for a certain job, or they just do not want to work, then there are the people that are trained but can’t find a job because of the unemployment rate in South Africa. That is why there is a lot poverty in South Africa because there are more than half of the citizens that do not work by not working or receiving a income the poverty in South Africa will keep increasing.
Drugs is one of the worst kind of poverty generators because people get hooked to a drug and then can’t stop using it, the person then obviously needs his fix after a while and then goes out and spend all his money on the drugs until the person has no money left and is in no state to work for anyone so the person can’t buy food, clothes or pay rent on his apartment. This problem is very common in allot of people’s lives because there are a lot of people using drugs and it don’t have to be drugs it can also be alcohol, that is why drugs can lead to poverty in South Africa and not only in South Africa but all countries have that problem.< immigrants
Illegal immigrants is a big Problem In South Africa for the citizens because the Illegal immigrants don’t mind working for a minimal wage because there were they come from the had nothing and when they come to South Africa they don’t mind taking those low wage jobs because it is better to get some money then getting none. So the Illegal immigrants take all the jobs that the legal citizens don’t want to take because of the low wage and that is causing a lot of people to have no jobs, no money and that is why Illegal immigrants is such a big influence on poverty in South Africa.
Bad self image
A lot of people are poor because they have a bad self image about them self’s and that tend to give a person a negative viewpoint in life, on one self and achieving something. That I why people with a bad self image don’t have a job because they don’t have self esteem or motivation to do something to make a living and this also influence the poverty in South Africa.