There were many factors that contributed to Chris Gardner and his son becoming homeless. To begin, the Chris Gardner and his wife Linda unknowingly made a poor investment in a machine known as a portable bone density scanner. The two believed that pouring all of their savings into this machine would eventually benefit them monetarily later on. However, Chris was not having much luck selling many bone density scanners. In addition, Linda was working a waitressing job that was not bringing in enough money either.
The pitiful(est) Character of Mrs. Sen in Mrs. Sen 's by Jhumpa Lahiri is narrated as an Indian girl moved to New England with her husband. She is mostly lonely for her husband is very busy at work. Moreover, she cannot assimilate to America; and sometimes she is discriminated by native people. According to her situations, some readers seem to have sympathy on the character of Mrs. Sen the most. Then again, considering Eliot who is isolated, lonely, and powerless as a kid, he is more pitiful.
People face hardship by sacrificing for their children. In “Wall of Fire Rising”, Guy and his wife Lili survive for their son Little Guy. They endure extreme poverty and the father goes through depression. They try their best to provide all they can for him, even if they have to suffer. Danticat narrates, “When things were really bad for the family, they boiled clean sugarcane pulp to make what Lili called her special sweet water tea.
She lacked the luxurious wealth of an affectionate home, instead she lived in the poverty of an unloving household. Consequently cosette's caretakers had her living in constant fear “the hideous Thenardier's”pg.153. Cosette would say. A slave to the Theinards she spent her childhood tending to their every whim. Poor people caring for both a spiritually and physically poor girl, she was in need of saving.
Poor health in turn traps communities in poverty. Poverty and social discrepancy in childhood have profound impact on the health of children, and their impact on health continues to reverberate throughout the life course into late adulthood. So, how exactly poverty influence child
According to (Saunders, 2007), he said that the usual problem that single parents concern is the practicality and most of the time single parents nowadays need to work and strive for their children, these involving to look for a suitable care giver or care taker for the children, having to arrange schedules when having to work late or at weekends. Another article ones said that by hearing the side of a 23 year old Jackielyn Rhio Guerrero concerning financial problem, she said that it was not easy to be a single parent, especially that her partner said that he was not yet ready to take the responsibility and that he was not ready to become a father. But then, her father helped her out, not just emotionally but in financially as well, until she found her own job. She said that “Those were the times when I told myself that I really need to be a good parent to my child, especially since he only had me to depend on,” she shares. Another single parent, Sherlyn Clerigo shares the same thing with Jackie.
Due to the high cost of participating in sport they can’t afford to invest in equipment and gear needed as many of them have families to support. This does not only limit older women, but also affects young women’s sports participation directly because their parents can’t afford it or the lack of good, active role models in households for children due to bad habits of parents (Hatcher, 2016). Unfortunately, in order to be scouted for talent identification women often need to be part of a recognised club which means that membership fees, transportation, expensive equipment due to standard of a club and uniform, to name a few, can be a costly business - especially to the average South African (Hatcher, 2016). This just comes to show that the economic factor does not only affect the participation in sport but also performance. If young women have the opportunity to compete nationally or internationally there are usually sponsors covering the cost, but this is only available to some sports, usually more male dominated sports (Hatcher, 2016).
About death, Margaret realized that she was not yet ready and too scared to leave her loved ones. Her illness taught her to laugh more, love more and live more. b. Role in the Family. The respondent realized that her role in their family being the eldest is very challenging.
Working mothers and children’s development In the past, whenever a girl is born the family will be sad because they think that she will bring shame to the family and they don’t allow her to study or to work because as they believe that she is born to marry and have children in the future so the best thing for her is to stay at home with her mother and learning how to do the house duties. But women fight for their rights and they get them, after this they are more free and start going to schools and learning then attending universities and having careers but since they will get married and will have children they stop working to take care of their children and the father is responsible of the income but with time the needs of life are increasing
The diseases which can result in poverty include a range of mental illnesses which tend to hinder the ability of a person to work. 5. Children’s education are affected badly of the poor families because of poverty. It happens when they are unable to pay their fees and dues and as a result children remain unlucky to get higher education. 6.