While life encountering great changes like natural disasters, death of main breadwinners and major accidents, it normally indicates a sudden and great expense. For vulnerable families, who are already living from hand to mouth, the pressing need of expense becomes the last straw that breaks the family and a heavy burden to them. With the timely "emergency financial aid", providing and assisting vulnerable families to maintain the stability of daily life.
Life is unpredictable. For vulnerable families, it takes all efforts to maintain daily life with a place to stay and meals for family, they have only little savings; when a sudden accident occurs, the cost to deal with it is tremendous burden. Like natural disasters, death of main breadwinners and major accidents; without any savings, the vulnerable families cannot even afford the expense for the funeral of a family member, or the expense to repair house, they have nothing left to move on....
With the help of financial aid, vulnerable families can be supported urgently. For those households that suffer natural disasters, the financial support can be the deposit of repairing the house. For families that are experiencing a sudden death of the main breadwinner, the aid can cover the expense for a solemn funeral. For those families with the main caregivers of the children facing a sudden disease, a timely assistance can be the rent to earn the family more time to rearrange life.
In 2019, this service has assisted 80 disadvantaged families across Taiwan, helping families in accidents get immediate financial assistance. 300 people will be benefited from this service in 2020.