I have observed that whenever there’s a call for donation to construct a grand religious place, billions of rupees are collected enough to construct a temple the size of big city.
But call for donation to construct a homeless shelter, not enough is collected to construct bare walls
Let that alone, if an old faithful maid / driver asks for loan (and not donation) for a child or spouse’s treatment or a child’s study, the mind starts counting the pros and cons .
One has buckets of milk to bathe the idles of wood, stone and mud but not an extra slice of bread for the starving and hungry
I have also observed that as our status and finances improve our willingness to give decreases
in simple words as we become richer our hearts become poorer