Letter: Help for the hungry
Wednesday 21 October 1998
Such schemes as "buddies" for new (and especially lone) mothers, fruit- and-vegetable purchasing co-operatives and "sink" estate self-improvement teams can start to make a difference sooner rather than later. They are often run on the goodwill of volunteers or started with the aid of "micro- credit", but only need to demonstrate small successes to snowball into something which gives back choice and dignity to a community.
Dr RUTH DALTON
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
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