Homeless person dangerously cooks by the railway

Homeless person dangerously cooks by the railway

A homeless woman cooks her favorite adobo viand unmindful of the dangers from PNR trains fast zipping by as she is within striking distance from the railroad at the corner of Loyola and Antipolo Streets in Manila. According to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), incidents of homelessness are pegged at 4.5 million,, three (3) of which are based in Manila an NGO says. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said the country’s poverty incidence rate could reach as high as 17.5 percent this year amid the pandemic. (Photo taken Saturday (27 March 2021 by Kiara Lauren Ibanez & BENJAMIN CUARESMA | AI|MTVN)

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