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Voluntourism dollars misused, orphanages abuse children
Nepal children

Voluntourism is when tourists visit poor nations to help other people and children overcome poverty. Of late, voluntourism dollars have been put to nefarious use. There is no one straight way about this. So called organizations that are NGO's or Children based institutions abuse children and do not really use the dollars to the betterment of children. Rather these orphanages collect children from cities with promises made to parents that their children

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Child homelessness increases in America
poor, sad little child girl sitting against the concrete wall

Like it or not, poverty among families in America is increasing. Families are ever struggling to keep up with the economy's recovery, while on the job front recovery is painfully slow.  The housing market has picked up once more and loans for residential homes are trickling down to qualified buyers. A majority of the non-qualified section of society are desperate to rent, even without a proper job or the right income as people need shelter for their

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Sharing what you have… heals you from poverty of the mind
DSCN4546 Boy smiling

We own material things - homes, cars, clothes, money, food, and there is an obligation, no, a mandate, to share these things with the poor.  Matthew 19:21 says "Jesus answered, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." This is a verse that Scott Neeson, a Hollywood executive took literally. He sold all he had, converted it to cash and founded the Cambodian

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Ways you can give
Seven children playing in the park.

There are many ways you can plan to give to help Happy Children Happy World reach more children daily.  With over 22,000 children dying daily (UNICEF report) it has never become clearer and more urgent to help stop the meaningless deaths of children around this world. 1. Individual donations given regularly, a fixed amount on a monthly basis helps impact children's lives daily. 2. Businesses can donate one time a year or donate monthly or quarterly 

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Why the children in this world could use your donation!

Over 1 billion children live in poverty.  Over 22,000 children die daily according to UNICEF.  About 400 million children lack access to clean drinking water.  Children are deprived of the very basic necessities of life. Many children do not even get one meal a day. Many of them drink filthy water, polluted and infested with germs. Many kids get worms in their stomach and die due to the fact their parents or relatives have no money to buy medicines

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