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give 2percent of ur travelling budget to z poor

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1. Posted by strayguy (Budding Member 2 posts) 6y

strayguy has indicated that this thread is about Mauritius

there are people in big prob ,,,no money to eat to cloth to wear no roof for treatment against diseases..i think when peeps travel to other foreign poor countries ..) what they can do is to make some donations for z poor...coz they must must think how they would be if they were born in that particular region of z world....

2. Posted by lily89 (Budding Member 50 posts) 6y

i agree with you, but that cause problem and be a bad idea as it could mean less people wanting to go travelling and thats how locals get money is by travellers spending especially with more people wanting to travel to remote places.

3. Posted by strayguy (Budding Member 2 posts) 6y

..nah dats something voluntary...ur not force in doing so...tourism does contribute to z economic development of a country but here im telling..but here im mentioning to really poor country like africans ...donation in z form of food or cloth ok..

4. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator 1989 posts) 6y

Personally, I contribute to two causes--Multiple Sclerosis (because one of my sisters has this disease) and to the local food bank (Second Harvest Food Bank). Both of these (as well as many other charities) do an excellent job--and in this case, I know the money will either go to help the poor locally--or to curing a terrible disease that affects a very close loved one.

Like you, I know contributing to a good cause is needed--but I also put aside some money to do some traveling--because I also need a break occasionally in order to do my job well--and to make life worth living.

5. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator 1989 posts) 6y

Speaking of good causes--$3 out of every ticket to tomorrow night's San Francisco Giants game is going to help out those who homes were burned down in San Bruno (a suburb of San Francisco) last Thursday And, of course, people can donate directly. PG&E (the local electric company) has already donated $100 million dollars to the cause--of course, this is because their incompetence is the most likely cause of the accident that caused the explosion and resulting fire. For information on this catastrophe, look at the following.

[ Edit: Edited on 13-Sep-2010, at 21:28 by Calcruzer ]

6. Posted by flyingbob (Inactive 842 posts) 6y

Best go out there and help them personally. A massive percentage of monies raised for good causes, never gets to the people that need it.