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Sleepbus Project Takes Beds to the Homeless

Last edited 27th June 2016

Sleepbus Project Takes Beds to the Homeless

This story is among more than 100 published world-wide in a co-operation between 50 news organisations for Impact Journalism Day.

An Australian man's idea to help out homeless people living in his city is set to go worldwide, after he was approached by charities in the United States and the United Kingdom ahead of its Australian launch.

Entrepreneur and business coach Simon Rowe, from Melbourne, had the idea to help homeless people a year ago, when he found a man trying to sleep in a concrete doorway on a busy street in the middle of the day.Advertisement Mr Rowe, 43, who was also homeless for several months in 1993, asked the man if he was okay and gave him some money. Then he went home, cried, and started designing a way to help homeless people get a safe and comfortable sleep.

The result is Sleepbus?, which will begin a three-month trial phase in June, then go into production around Australia and anywhere else around the world where charities are interested.


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christain peter amry wrote at 11:09am on July 5th 2016
I am a Russia army with the France and Britain Coalition Force in Syria, on war against terrorism. Based on the UN legislative and executive decision

our mission is to help beef up terrorist targeted states, but we are now in Syria for peace keeping. I really want to invest this money and that is why I be in contact with you.

On the other hand I want to inform you that I have in my possession the sum of 7.9 million dollars. Which was recovered from one of our raids on the embattled militant Islamist groups here in Syria because they kept this money at home for evil activities which they normally get through illegal deals on crude oil and kidnapping.


Based on the sufferings we undergoing here some of us do meet such luck. It happened that i went for this raid with the men in my unit and i decided to take it as my share for my stress here in this evil land filled with rebels.

please i want to invest this money in charity home to help the poor and the needy i need soemone i can trust to help me with this money in opening a humanitrian home by my name please if you can do this please email me for discussion

my email is peterarmyauina@gmail.com