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Charitable People (Quote)

Charitable People

Julian Partridge’s Hot soup and charitable elephants via https://www.flickr.com/photos/julianpartridge/

“There were two classes of charitable people; one the people who did a little and made a great deal of noise; the other, the people who did a great deal and made no noise at all.”

Charles Dickens, The Bleak House



Helping Kids all over the World- #Dancember


Hungry children. No children should ever ever go without food and it is just heartbreaking hearing the stories of starvation from around the world.

I share with you a yearly fundraising project  by YouTube vloggers called Dancember. They come together with family and friends dancing  in their homes and in public for viewers enjoyment and asking for any donations that people are moved to give. This year they are dancing to aid in fighting hunger in children. Take a look at the video above.

History of Barbados Charitable Organizations

History of Charitable Organizations In Barbados


Moreover, one can agree that the role of voluntary and charity organization in bridging the gap between poor relief programmes and the effort of people providing social security was both positive and negative. Whilst the voluntary and charitable organization replaced the person donors as the main providers of poor relief, it created a new problem for remedying the poverty problem in Barbados. The alms-houses in the parishes provided a refugee for the indigent but at a cost. The unsanitary conditions and the stigma attached created more emotional problems for the occupant. Furthermore, the work of the voluntary and charitable organization alerted attention of the British parliament and the Barbados Legislature to the state of poverty. It was then that Poor Law Acts attempted to remedy the situation. However, in the latter part of the 20th century, the voluntary organizations made it their aim to foster community spirit by committing themselves to the old, homeless and the young. In the end, volunteerism became a permanent part of the Barbadian culture and the government used it as a tool to engender social welfare.

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