Understanding Homelessness: Top Reasons Why People Lose Their Homes

Reasons for Homelessness

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There are many people who do not have roofs on their heads; or simply put, they are homeless. Homelessness seems to be an abstract concept to some. But why should it be when a person can see a homeless person daily?

Homelessness is a pervasive condition as there are homeless people all over the world, even in developed countries.

But what causes homelessness? Continue reading

The Big & Small Ways to Help the Homeless

Ways to Help the Homeless

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Not all of us were born privileged. While some may be born with silver spoons in their mouth, there are some who live paycheck-per-paycheck or worse, who barely have enough resources in order to survive. Resources are things such as money, food, water, and electricity to name a few. Lack or non-existence of such resources lead to unpleasant things such as hunger, famine, homelessness, and the worst case is death.

Situations like these are harsh but yes, they exist. While they may totally be controllable, some people may be unfortunate to slip into the abyss of darkness and may have a hard time getting back up. But humans are known to be passionate creatures and we can do a lot of things to help. Let us focus on helping the homeless people as an example. Continue reading