PERSEVERANCE AND HELPING OTHERS At age 70, Priscilla came to Project Genesis for help with her Old Age Pension application. At the time, she was going to a temp agency every morning, but more often than not there was no work for her. The small amount she earned enabled her to buy a bus pass […]
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FIGHTING POVERTY BY FIGHTING FOR SOCIAL HOUSING “When I first came to Project Genesis I had problems with housing. My building was sold and the new owner wanted to increase the rent by $20/month. Which maybe to her was a small amount but for me it was a big amount; at that time I had […]
LEARNING AND BEING INSPIRED TO MAKE A CHANGE “I started volunteering at Project Genesis after receiving help concerning a problem with my landlord. I decided to volunteer with the Outreach program. After becoming a volunteer, I started attending activities and workshops at Project Genesis, including one on welfare. At the discussion, two workers were explaining […]
HELP WITH ADDRESSING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES Rodolfo came through our doors for the first time in August 2015 because he had little income. At the time, he was working, cleaning a daycare for a couple of hours each evening, five evenings a week. Aged 60, his declining health had led to his dismissal from his other […]