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Millionaire 'beggar' arrested by Saudi Arabia police

Jul 23, 2014

Millionaire 'beggar' arrested by Saudi Arabia police

Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a beggar, who, it later turned out, has been sitting on a fortune of over $300,000, a media report said on Wednesday. #Beggars #Saudi Arabia #Beggars in Middle East #Saudi ban on begging #Saudi Arabia's begging laws
Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

Jan 05, 2012

Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

The MESH (Maximising Employment to Serve the Handicapped) programme which helps lepers and the disabled become employable, shows that beggars can go from the streets to being responsible citizens. #Delhi #Poverty #Faridabad #Beggars #Leprosy

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Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

Aug 17, 2014

The road from beggar to Islamist militant in Nigeria

They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins...
Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

Aug 06, 2014

Raju the crying elephant gets new home

After 50 brutal years of being used as a "beggar's prop," Raju finally has a family of his own. The tortured elephant who made headlines in July for crying upon his release from captivity has joined five striking female pachyderms at his new home in ...
Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

Aug 06, 2014

Raju the crying elephant gets new home

After 50 brutal years of being used as a "beggar's prop," Raju finally has a family of his own. The tortured elephant who hit the headlines last month for crying on his release from captivity has joined five females at his forever home...