Homeless Hotspots Case Study

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Homeless “Hotspots”, a marketing company’s idea to make Wi-Fi more convenient while making users aware of the circumstances of homelessness. This plan is very debatable, and pertains a lot to the moral values of an individual. The homeless individual volunteers to become a hotspot; they are not forced. Personally, I believe the homeless hotspot idea is beneficial. The homeless make up a very small percentage of a community’s population, and because of certain circumstances, jobs can be difficult to find. Some people who suffer financially need a boost; the $20 a day does give people a slight boost. Although $20 a day isn’t enough to live off of, it does give homeless workers a feeling of importance and worth.
Homeless hotspots does not interfere
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Chances are, wages could increase if the homeless hotspot is successful. There will always be people for, and people against this idea. The dilemma cannot be resolved due to competing moral stances. My position is that I am for homeless hotspots, as long as these people are not exploited because of their unfortunate circumstances. The 13 people who get paid are volunteers.
It’s hard to imagine being homeless, but if I were I would take this opportunity. Being a hotspot would be a way to interact with others who would often want nothing to do with me.
The opportunity provided by the marketing company is a way to make some cash until I could recover from poverty. I would feel useful and productive making twenty dollars a day for

making other people’s lives more convenient, opposed to sitting in a busy centre begging for spare change. There are no contracts, so if I were to felt used I could opted out at any given time. I was easily able to be pro hotspot, because of my personal experiences. Early in my life I witnessed the hardships of being homeless through my uncle. After his divorce he
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If I ever had the misfortune of being homeless, then this opportunity would help me feel useful. All in all, my personal experience has deeply moulded my opinion.
In conclusion, I am all for homeless volunteers providing Wi-Fi services. The marketing company had asked for volunteers, and 13 took the opportunity. Potentially, the opportunity will keep individuals busy, allow them to interact, and spread awareness of homelessness.
There will always be arguments on what should be done. I think the best solution is to cooperate with homeless individuals, especially when they are desperate for more opportunities. As long as the homeless volunteer, they are not being taken advantage of. The hotspots are not meant to be a lifetime career, because of the lack of contract or commitment.
Simply, I believe the marketing company is benefiting both the homeless and Wi-Fi users.
Unfortunately, the economic gap between the homeless hotspots and individuals using it cannot be narrowed to a high degree, but it would improve slightly. Homeless hotspots are

completely moral, because the give the unfortunate a chance to improve their situation
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