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Llewellenlyn Welgemoed, 63, stands on a street corner in Gordon’s Bay, in the Western Cape, asking for food, Saturday, April 18, 2020. Welgemoed is a pensioner, who supports his wife and four kids. Normally he supplements his pension by working as a painter.
“They call me Taliban,” he says. “I’m a qualified painter in Gordon’s Bay,” he says.
But as South Africa is lockdown in response to the Coronavirus, he’s not allowed to work. It’s also not allowed to stand outside and beg like this, the police has told him several times, Welgemoed explains. The fine is R2500, he adds.
Welgemoed gets a R1860 pension each month. He is grateful for the money, but says it’s not enough to support his family. “I must buy food. I must the rent,” he says. “All my kids live on my pension. They’re still in school. I’m the only breadwinner,” he says. “My wife, she works at home. …
“I’m glad about what I get from the government,” he says. “But here are six people at home and there is no food in the house.” PHOTO: EVA-LOTTA JANSSON

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