Hungarian charities step in to feed needy children
More than four out of ten children aged seven and younger last year lived below the poverty line there, according to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Eurostat. One third of these were Roma gypsies, two thirds ethnic Hungarians.
“More and more people are getting less and less support. There is a growing mood against poor people which, obviously, helps those political decisions to be made — reducing support. Basically, it is to punish the poor. As a result, their living conditions deteriorate", states Maria Herczog.