Yes, Virginia, in too many cases, welfare was more a questions of providing emergency, i.e. money, food, rescue and elementary means, but in many cases, there was no sufficient education, training and guidance after "first aid" actions to allow them to get away from their passive "state of dependence". Many great welfare organisations have switched to more sustainable, active initiatives and projects, according to the old saying: "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime." However, there are also "but's"; such programmes involve long-term support and involve expenses. Additionally, if the local resources and jobs are no longer available (or if certain groups, children and women are still deprived of their essential rights), additional programmes, the promotion of gradual changes of attitudes, of assuming responsibilities, of self-sustenance, and, if needed, taking initiatives and reorienting professional activities and services, require further efforts. Additionally, fighting crime organisations, fraud, violence, overexploiting, wasting and pollution is essential for all the societies.