Here are direct testimonies of what experiencing poverty and/or social exclusion means.
These short contributions might challenge your knowledge, ideas and beliefs about poverty.
What is poverty? How is it to choose between heating one’s house and eating? How do you cope with being looked down on because you are simply out of a job, but cannot find any because there is simply none to find…? How do you manage when your health prevents you from keeping a job? These are just a couple among thousands of other questions that about 1 in 4 people in the European Union have no choice but to answer daily.
1 in 4 people is at risk of or experiencing poverty and/or social exclusion in the EU!
Do you know about the European Meetings of People experiencing Poverty?
Browse our website http://voicesofpoverty-eu.net, where you will find all the information related to the European (and national) Meetings of People experiencing poverty.