300 Dutch children in Almere Stedenwijk only get a warm meal once every six weeks, according to socio-cultural employee Dolf Adam.
A good reason for him to help the residents with a warm meal for a small weekly fee. With success, because soon this may every day, he said Friday.
“We want to show that you can have a healthy meal on the table with little money” said Adams. He was shocked by the news that this deprived area where many Dutch children are living without warm meals.
It appears that their parents on minimum wage spend their money the wrong way. They buy twenty lottery tickets or a plasma TV and with the money that is left they buy food.
“Foundation de Schoor, where Adam works, also teaches these people How to Use Money Wisely.