fredag 22 april 2016

What would you do if your neighbours couldn't pay for their expenses?

Would you just ignore them and pretend as if they were not there? Or would you give them enough help to keep their nose above the water? Latvia is one of Sweden's neighbouring countries and even if they are a member of EU is the situation for many poor Latvians very tough. Yet few Swedes seems to know and care for the tough living conditions for their Latvian neighbours.

In recent years Latvia has emerged as a good example of how a European country can reverse the economic crisis and get back on the feets again. Although Latvia's economy is rising again, many poor families and pensioners find it difficult to pay for their expenses and they have to struggle to survive.

Text and Photo: Mikael Good

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