Going barefoot to raise awareness about poverty – Bilaal Rajan in Globe and Mail

KATE HAMMER – April 15, 2009

“It’s simply to raise awareness to the fact that really there are so many children in other parts of the world that don’t have something simple like shoes,” Bilaal said in an interview yesterday from his home in Richmond Hill, Ont.

“It’s really about awareness, I realize that money is important and another way we’d be able to help, but how is anyone going to be able to help when they don’t know what they’re supporting, when they don’t know the dire situation that other people are in?”

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