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Scraping by to survive – this week’s snap is an important reminder of the harsh reality of life for many of our city’s residents.

Caption: “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity, it is an act of justice” – Nelson Mandela

Thank you for bringing this issue to light @theworld_asiseeit_

snap of the week

You can help! Why not gather all your used cardboard and give it to the elderly whom we see collecting it in your neighbourhood? Or join the group of volunteers behind the ImpactHK movement who are helping to feed the homeless in Hong Kong?

Read more! Take a deeper look into the issue of poverty in Hong Kong in our recent articles, The Hidden Scars of Poverty in Hong Kong and The Beauty of Reality.

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