October 17 was the international Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Four groups, the Abbé Pierre Foundation, France Inter, Génération réactive et la Fondation Agir contre l'exclusion de Seine-Saint-Denis decided to give four homeless persons a platform on twitter to narrate their everyday lives. They live in different cities of France: Paris, Metz or Bourges. The blog Tweets2rue explains in more details the objective of the project [fr]:   

une expérience de 6 mois où la parole est directement donnée aux personnes de la rue pour raconter, via Twitter, leur quotidien ou partager leurs états d'âmes. 

This will be a 6-months-long project in which homeless folks will directly tell their story via twitter, their everyday lives and their ups and downs

With their mobile phones, Patrick (, 47 and homeless for 3 years), Ryan (, 24, and homeless for 4 months), Nicolas (, 36, 10 year homeless) and Sébastien, 33, also 10 years without a home) will share their lives in the streets directly on social networks. You can also follow the project via the hashtag #tweets2rue.