When you visit this website, you might click that red button either with a newfound education, or simply a sense of boredom and disinterest. Some people see or hear the word 'poverty' and think of Africa. While Africa does deal with a great lack of food, shelter, medical aid, and education, there are other countries out there that share the same distress. The stages and extremity vary. Peru is one of those countries, and billions of Peruvians are struggling to survive, along with dozens of other countries worldwide.