Tag: child poverty

South of the River – Child Poverty

Today is Children In Need Day. Can I start by recognising all the efforts and the good motivation of everyone involved in raising money today. … But … I’m sorry, Children In Need makes me very angry. For me, it crystallises the arguments about charity versus state provision. I remember

From South Leeds to South Africa – two very different worlds

South Leeds Life reader Louise Drury used to work at Middleton-based charity Health for All managing its children’s project and has since worked with disadvantaged kids in Namibia and is looking to live in South Africa. In a special guest post, she writes about the differences in culture and issues regarding, children, education and poverty…