In the last few months, we’ve all been hit by something outside our control. As the coronavirus pandemic has swept in, its impact has been felt by all of us, in many different ways.
More and more of us are facing financial insecurity, a loss of control, an uncertainty over what our futures might look like.
But while we’re all being hit by the same storm, we’re not all in the same boat. For some, this sweeping lack of control is new and unsettling. For some, this will be a one-off occurrence from which they’ll recover. But for people living in poverty, this feeling isn’t new. It’s all too familiar.
Feeling trapped, facing limited options, and being let down by systems designed to provide support is the norm for millions of people every day. (more…)Read more