Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression.
It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships.
Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts
that is something on which to pride yourself
But poverty itself is romanticised by fools.
- J K Rowling
Misneach, draíocht, sceitimíní...courage, magic, joy...
#33 provides a new Private Giving Fund. It was founded in order to contribute to particular Charities and Projects, seeking positive and high impact results. To BYPASS the typical charity routes and administrations that burn away money before any funding can reach those in actual need. The number #33 has been interpreted as the 'illuminated nurturer' and this is accurate with the philosophy. We do not accept requests, we will search for appropriate projects/individuals to help. This Giving Fund is NOT of any religious affinity whatsoever. There is an interest in empowering women and children in under-developing countries. Evidence suggests that if one can help the health and education of the Women of the developing world, the impact of their community is tremendous.
Unfortunately studies also suggest that aid and giving in general to underdeveloped countries can contribute to a dependency on such outside help. This is something that we are aware of and seek to mitigate.
#33 is still in a genesis stage but will contribute to various humanitarian causes but with a particular focus on effective, high-impact philanthropy in the
Empowerment of Women & Children
Children, teenagers, health and well-being.
Teaching Meditation to Children.
Medical procedures, life changing/altering surgery.
Women’s health, education and well-being.
Self-Reliance and Sustainability.
Earth, in particular the oceans.
Tribes of the World.
Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity,
no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it...
- Rick Bragg
You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.
― Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes
I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means.
I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty
But leading or driving them out of it.
- Benjamin Franklin
Our giving has been influenced by many philosophies including: