The climb out of poverty, for many, looks like one step forward, two steps back.
Housing, food, transportation, educational opportunities, healthcare, social circles, spending habits and more are heavily influenced by income, and many individuals who struggle to make ends meet rely on safety nets and other resources to make it all work.
As they begin the climb, a lot of those safety nets begin to fall away, adding to the challenge.
But, for those with dedication, perseverance and a solid support system, the journey into a new lifestyle is possible, just not easy.
Click the following link to read the rest of Sarah Gooding’s article in The Morning Sun, Pittsburg, KS: http://www.morningsun.net/article/20141130/News/141139985#ixzz3Krp7lovN