More and more children are experiencing poverty. This is the finding of Secours Catholikue in Meurthe-et-Moselle. 1,600 young people, whose parents are in poverty, are tracked by charity organizations.
Outside the numbers, a few 600 volunteers Catholic help is involved Mert and Mozel testify to the need for a social link to find solutions for families in difficulty.
Take the time to listen
Leila Badji left her violent husband. In her flight with two children, this 60-year-old woman returned to her homeland in Jarn (Meurthe-et-Moselle).
She says she has found a way of hope, "and my humanity through people who listen"she said, hitting the door of the Catholic Secours. France Bleu Lorraine offers you Relax to listen to it testimony, viva voce :
bureaucracy is one of the difficulties faced by insecure people, as explained Stephane Terreauk, permanent delegate of the Secours Catholic in Meurthe-et-Moselle, interviewed by Laurent Vatrin:
Estimation of poverty in Meurthe-et-Moselle according to the figures of the Catholic Relief:
- 9,600 people greeted
- 28% of single mothers
- 29% of couples with children
- 50% of people met under the poverty line (€ 684 per month)
- 270 deputies were arrested