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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

Jul 05, 2014

Beggars Dressed as Monks Confound New Yorkers

People presenting themselves as Buddhist monks or Taoist nuns and soliciting donations have become ubiquitous in Times Square. No one seems to know who they really are or where they come from...
Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

Jun 25, 2014

Indian beggar has rare 'elephant man' condition which causes his legs to swell up but can make thousands of rupees during holy month

Sahajul Sheikh, 46, (pictured) suffers from Elephantiasis - a rare disease that has caused his right leg to swell to abnormally large proportions. He can earn up to £300 a month begging on the streets of Kashmir, India...
Given alternate sources of income, Delhi's beggars prosper

Jul 09, 2014

India and the US: a new wave of collaborative cinema

Gillian Anderson is fighting child slavery and Jon Hamm is throwing curveballs. A new wave of Indian movies made with US film-makers aims to mix agitprop with entertainment Emma Thompson isn't happy. "12 Years a Slave wins all these awards," she says... #London #India #Pakistan #Nepal #Emma Thompson #Gillian Anderson #Jon Hamm #Kolkata #Bollywood