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Pages tagged with: Poverty is expensive

I have medicine, now I need shelter

Having coping medicines is a great improvement. With your support, I won’t sleep on the street tomorrow.

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I have US$50, what should I buy?

Medicine, food, or safety?

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ATM fees: poverty is expensive

No money

I pay US$1.50 to PayPal every time I use an ATM. I must pay a fee, usually about US$1.50, to the local bank to use their ATM. Therefore, I save money if I withdraw larger amounts infrequently. This hotel only accepts cash, I need to pay for tonight, I don’t have cash, so I must . . .

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How food prevents me from healing

Burger and fries

I must spend excessive time and energy on eating.

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Fixing the homeless part of my homelessness

A person helping another person climb a steep hill

This morning, I received US$150 in help. Thank you. In Mexico, I have had help from people over the years, but I have not had consistent help or anyone on whom I could rely. In the last six weeks, the number of people who want to help me has been at its peak, which is . . .

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The cure is cheaper than the illness

Supporting my recovery is less expensive than supporting my suffering.

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Daily cost, no electricity & leprechauns

Pot of gold

To stay alive, I need US$9.70 per day for medicine. I need more if I am to heal and be able to work.

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A treatment

Kneeling and begging

I want to do a treatment that has two phases. If it is successful, the possible outcomes range from my symptoms are permanently reduced to I am cured of everything, including my gastrointestinal problems. The first phase takes 9 to 11 days. It is the most difficult, and if I don’t have an improvement, the . . .

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I need time to find a cure; and I can save money if I can change my therapy plan

I can reduce my symptoms, eliminate some negative side effects, and lower my costs—if I can buy in bulk.

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Saturday sadness

Inventorying medicines, begging in the street, and begging online: five hours I could have used to improve my life instead of just survive.

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