The Helping Hand – The Top Social Initiatives in Canada

No matter which corner of the world you are born in, it is the responsibility of every human to extend a helping hand when they see a person in need. Even if all of us cannot do the same thing, it is possible for all of us to help in some small way or another.

People in Canada have come up with several efficient ways in which they offer portals for people to fulfil their social responsibility. Listed here are some prominent initiatives in Canada that have garnered international attention.

The Growing Gap

There is and ever expanding income gap between the rich and poor in Canada. This gap has been getting bigger every year, with no control mechanism of failsafe in place.

The team at the Growing Gap works hand in hand with researchers and economists places across Canada. They strive to document the problem, reduce it into analysable data and suggest plausible solutions that will help achieve a more fair society.

Making Women Count

This is a fairly new project. The gender gap all over the world is increasing. This society specifically works on the analysis of the growing gap in the population of Canada. The size of Canada’s female population is very small. The people behind this organization offer practical solutions to bridge this gap. Alongside this, they also work towards the all-round well-being of women and girls in Canada, helping them attain their dreams despite being the minority.

Otesha’s Cycling Tours

Canada has a strong spirit of national volunteerism. However, we are also very open to bringing people into their fold. If you are a tourist visiting Canada and would like to volunteer or take part in a socially beneficial cause you will find a lot of opportunities. One of them was the Otesha’s Sustainability and Social Cycling.

As a part of a mobile community, they offered awareness programs on socially significant issues and aid in making lifelong friends. They are working towards a sustainable community one pedal at a time.

Senior Care Project

It concentrates on caring for the seniors in the Canadian community. It ensures that they can die in peace with dignity.  The program is unique in the sense that, it’s not just the seniors who are taken care of.

They also protect the rights and look after the well-being of the family members as well as the health care workers in the field. Due to this initiative, seniors get a certain control over the decisions regarding their life that they did not have before.

Which One Should You Support?

There are a good number of social initiatives on offer and you need to choose the one you feel is right for you.

Canada can serve as a role model in the way the entire community comes together to take care of each other. A lot of us can benefit from taking a close look at how things work on their side.