RUPANI FOUNDATION IN HOUSTON USA
Houston is the most populous city in Texas State, and among all cities of USA it stands at 4th for its population. The ethnic composition in Texas, particularly in Houston, is very diverse, as multi-lingual and colored people reside in this landscape. Located near the bank of the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is famous for many important installments like NASA’s Johnson Space Centre from where space missions are controlled. Houston is home to many healthcare research institutions as well. Besides being industrially as well as agriculturally rich state, poverty hasn’t left Texas State as a whole yet. The Kids Count says that in 2014, there lived 7,149,632 children in Texas, out of whom about 1.7 million which masks almost 25% of Texas children lived in poverty. The situation over the last four year has significantly changed but the children living in poverty are still significant in number. Researches show that still one-in-four children living in poverty in the state of Texas. Another reveal by Kids Count Data Book is that Texas ranks 44th among states in overall children’s health and well-being. This is not a good standing, as it is the last 10 of the states in the USA. Therefore, it can be well inferred that Texas’s poverty rate is higher compared to national poverty percentage.