Open UP: # 111

She helped me use her phone hotspot to book tickets to get home. Helped me out of her way to make me comfortable. “I have a six month old baby at home. My mother in law helps me take care of her. Being in hospitality sector you need to be ready for extra hours, irate…

Open UP: # 97

“I depend on what people give me to survive. I don’t like begging and sometimes people just give me money. There is a guy who gives small bowl of dal and two rotis for 10 INR here and I have that every day. It is not much but keeps me alive.” #OpenUP Subscribe to us for more…

Open UP: # 96

“I used to beg before. It was tough. So I started collecting all waste plastic from the road. On a good day I work for 10-12 hours and have enough to get me 400 INR (7$). I don’t need to beg anymore. The amount of plastic and garbage people throw here is enough to take…

Open UP: # 95

“I just come and set up shop here. I get these tools on rent. On a good day, I get to make around 300 INR ($5) and can take something home. If you take my picture and mention the place, I could lose my spot. Don’t put up a picture with my face or someone…