Accra: Street begging, a means of survival for the needy

hild beggars are now a huge problem in the country. They often come shoeless, dirty, and scruffy. It is especially heartrending to see little children begging on busy stretches of the capital city.They are everywhere, on the streets, night markets, peering into vehicle windows, haggard and breaking into a sudden smile when a few coins are dropped into their palms.The streets of Accra have been invaded by child beggars, some from other West African countries. This story takes a look at the the child beggar on the streets of Accra.

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