Child Beggars (Mindless Charity Hurts)

Child beggars are tough. There is no real welfare system in India. The government isn’t the smoothest operator and frankly, there is still enough prejudice and not enough compassion. These kids tug at you and put out their little hands. Sometimes they’re gaunt and have blank-looking eyes. Sometimes they just look like normal kids in rags running around. Whatever they look like, those young eyes and little hands tug and guilt you so it’s almost impossible to pass them by. But sometimes, as hard as it is, giving these kids money isn’t always the best thing for them. Families with children oftentimes know … Continue reading Child Beggars (Mindless Charity Hurts)