Sample Welfare Statistics Project

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Welfare Statistics Project It may be a bit cliché, but theres an old saying that my dad used to tell me all the time and it goes something like this: “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” This quote means that means that is you just give something to someone without them working for it it will only help them at that time but if you teach them how to get what they need then they will be successful. Welfare in the United States was initiated to help those who could not help themselves. Today it has expanded its scope to the point where generations of individuals depend solely on the income received from Welfare. This was never the original intention of this generous program, and…show more content…
Some people feel like welfare is bad for society because its just giving people a reason not to work and be lazy. While others feel like without welfare many families will starve because of a job loss or something else. I feel like welfare helps you and is good for you to a certain extent because a lot of people try to live off it so they won’t have to get a job. Everybody has a strong opinion on this subject which makes it interesting to research and learn more about. My group gave out one hundred survey’s to random people of all ages and genders. I was surprised that more men took the survey but didn’t really know about welfare, the women took the surveys at least had a general understanding of welfare. We also had many different ethnicities ranging from Caucasian, African American, Hispanic, Asian, Spanish, Native, and Other. By handing our survey’s to people of different backgrounds we were able to see what they thought about welfare. Welfare is a topic in which many people will never agree on because no one person thinks the same and everyone has a different opinion about it. Doing this project has helped me and my group members understand how others feel about welfare. Although we had a general understanding of this topic we were able to learn more about it and get other peoples
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