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“You are still in the happy years, Arthur, when the thoughts run but little on riches or poverty. Should you be surprised if I told you that I was a poor man – a very poor man?” “Very sorry, for I am sure you do not deserve to be poor, sir.” Workers in The Dawn, George Gissing 1880 “You are still […]

February 5, 2020

Sad Man Thinking Photo: Urban poor man thinking in Accra, Ghana. Many young Africans, who have no education, flee hunger and poverty in rural areas to live in urban slums, where their situations are further worsened by lack of basic sanitation, housing, and other essential services. Over 40% of the youth between 15 – 35 in Ghana have no education. © 2020 Muntaka Chasant

“You are still in the happy years, Arthur, when the thoughts run but little on riches or poverty. Should you be surprised if I told you that I was a poor man – a very poor man?” “Very sorry, for I am sure you do not deserve to be poor, sir.” Workers in The Dawn, George Gissing 1880 “You are still […]

“You are still in the happy years, Arthur, when the thoughts run but little on riches or poverty. Should you be surprised if I told you that I was a poor man – a very poor man?”

“Very sorry, for I am sure you do not deserve to be poor, sir.”

Workers in The Dawn, George Gissing 1880

“You are still in the happy years, Arthur, when the thoughts run but little on riches or poverty. Should you be surprised if I told you that I was a poor man – a very poor man?”

“Very sorry, for I am sure you do not deserve to be poor, sir.” — Workers in The Dawn, George Gissing 1880

Poor Sad Man Photo

An urban poor man struggles to live in dignity.

© 2020 Muntaka Chasant

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