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How can I (or anybody) help people begging for money on streets?

I am a college student and want a idea that i can spread among educated people about how they can help people(beggars) and improve their life. We(my team) are thinking of organising a social event with a aim of helping street beggars by making them aware and planning out a solution to tell people how they can contribute.Its going to happen in India.


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  • Sep 11 2013: Do you have a job?
    Then give your job to a homeless person.
    In fact, give your job to all the homeless you know of, encounter or see in your journey downtown,
    or just around your neighborhood, down my street or up yours.

    Since it is only one job, you can't give it to more than one person and you will soon be homeless yourself.
    What's the solution? Well, there are enough jobs for virtually everyone in the world who needs a job, so we
    actually can put everyone to work, and/or train those to do these jobs.
    What kinds of jobs are they? Well, they are jobs that involve getting our needs met. Our human needs, which are
    the same for everyone. So, each of our human needs is a job and each job is a human need. Solved? No. Why?
    Because we have fallen for the lie that some jobs are more important than other jobs, thus they have more value and
    pay more and those "other jobs", that also really, really need to be done, have literally no value, pay not enough moola to live on, and we successfully separate ourselves from one another. I'm valuable, that person isn't. I'm worth more, they are worth less than me. I deserve more, they deserve less. Interesting, the phrase, idea, "they deserve less."
    Well, then give them your job and do the one they would do. The one you don't want to do, but the one that needs to be done that is just as necessary and important as any other job there is.

    We cannot continue to parse out value to life, human life, the various species of life on this planet and keep the continuing stratification of human relationships growing and spreading as it is: those with, those without, those who are expendable and those who aren't.
    It's pitiful, but then again, we are not civilized beings, nor do we have civilization yet, but we keep believing the lie that we do.
    In reality and practice, we don't have, believe in or use any kind of faith at all in goodness, or a better way or love, because we stop working towards it. "Oh, that can never be done!"
    • Sep 11 2013: Somewhere i read--" All people are selfish, it is just the radius that differs".
      Yes no one will give their job job to other and do another job. They or us think that we deserve more because we have worked a lot for this but those homeless beggars never ever got the opportunity to work for their dreams, all they saw is a footpath to sleep,and dreamt of a place called home.But then how to get it?
      no great work available for them and those available may not fantasy them.
      We may help by creating some opportunities because if wont do ANYTHING it can never be done.

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