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Nthabiseng Sibaca

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Are you really helping anyone by giving a beggar, with toddlers, money?

There are many poor folks asking for donations with their children in tow. Often times, children old enough do the begging for their parents. By giving them money, are you encouraging begging as a quick fix for money or should you rather walk away?

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    Apr 9 2013: Hi Nthabiseng,

    This is a question I have not personally been able to answer for myself just yet. On one side I would like to of course help; on the other side, should I support people who run beggars for profit?

    Thanks,
    /S
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      Apr 10 2013: Hello Stefan

      Suppose if you think of the possibility of it being a scam you'd rather just walk away and not be a willing victim...

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