Two-thirds of children living in poverty in the UK are in a working family, showing work isn’t the best route out of poverty.
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Please help us to distribute Mother & Baby Kits to new mothers across the UK, who cannot afford essential baby items.
.Nancy is 27 years old and was 8 months pregnant when she finally had the courage to leave her abusive husband who would regularly come home drunk and beat her. Fearing for her new-born’s safety, she left the home and found refuge in a women’s shelter in Birmingham, just 2 weeks before her baby girl was born. Since Nancy left behind all her ID in her ex-husband’s home, and having never claimed benefits before, she had no money to buy any baby items. Her midwife wrote to us and within 2 da...
Life is tough for all new mothers, especially for single parents and for those in low-income families. The average cost of raising a child in the UK to the age of 21 is £229,251, with the first year of a child’s life costing at least £11,000. Child poverty is on the rise in the UK, with 3.7 million children living in poverty, which is almost a third of all children. Out of these children, 1...