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Begging for food

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 21 2022 04:07 PM

A beggar in Manila

A woman begs for alms along Lawton Avenue in Taguig City on Wednesday. Self-rated poor Filipino families rose to 12.2 million or about 48 percent of the country's population, based on a survey conducted by the Social Weather Station in June 2022.