Street beggars in South Africa struggle under lockdown

Street beggars in South Africa struggle under lockdown

The homeless in Johannesburg South Africa are the most affected by containment measures that have been in place in the country for more than a month.

With these restrictive measures, this very disadvantaged section of the population can no longer count on the generosity of motorists, shopkeepers or pedestrians.

Without any social safety net, the destitute, mostly migrants living on begging, are today in a food and health emergency.

“Our livelihood is centered on street begging. Now that th…

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Tecla Chandata