Updated: Mar 5
I recently read about why well-developed states in the U.S. like New York have a higher rate of homelessness, which reminds me of that in Hong Kong.
Have you tried camping? I enjoy setting up a camp to live in the countryside for a change. Every once in a while, we see people doing the same in the streets, but they are not comfortable or happy.
Why do you think that people live next to traffic, trash bins, or even public toilets?
Want to know
Why do people live in the streets?
Say the library asks for $100 every time you enter, will you still visit the library? Imagine, you have to finish schoolwork with library books, but you have no money.
There are roughly 13,000 residents in Happy Valley (2019). Guess how many street sleepers are there in Hong Kong?
Is this number always correct? Why?
No. People think that the actual number is far higher.
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Why do we have to care about homeless people?
What new things did you learn today?