Possibly one thing you overlooked is the church acts also as the organization that provides for…
Lou Man

Hi Lou — thanks for reading and the feedback. I agree and that was the sentiment I was trying to impart in saying, “In rural areas, people depend more on the goodwill of their friends and family — a goodwill that often comes from religious origins. Community organization traditionally serves as the backbone to rural culture.”

I do believe these community organizations typically play a bigger role in rural areas.