By Katie Kieffer
Do you want to be wealthy? Do you also want to end poverty, hunger, and suffering among your neighbors? Abandon your mental roadblocks to wealth.
“I don’t want the help to stop,” 28-year-old single mother of four Tiffane Garza says as tears stream down her cheeks. She feels she would be lost without the $54 million in federal and local aid injected to her San Antonio East Side neighborhood over the past five years via an “anti-poverty” welfare program.
Data, however, paints a different picture: $54 million in government aid may actually have set the tiny, 3.5-square-mile neighborhood back. Continue reading