destitute


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poor enough to need help from others

completely wanting or lacking

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The sources said destitute, needy widows, orphan and poor girls are eligible for admission on merit in WECs in collaboration with social workers, philanthropists and NGOs.
The minister also cut a Christmas cake on this occasion and stressed upon philanthropists to share the joys of Christmas with the less fortunate brethren by extending practical help to poor and destitute persons.
The motion BACKED calls for the council be able to offer the same support to destitute asylum SEEKERs as they would a homeless person.
Chandigarh, July 27 (ANI): A well-known religious singer in Chandigarh is helping destitute girls by solemnising their marriages.
Out of the total 20000 tons of wheat,2200 tons would be distributed to the destitute families of Kandahar province and the rest would be given to the people of Badghis, Ghor, Farah, Helmand, Nimroz and Uruzgan provinces, he informed.
And also considered the unfathomable economic costs of having increasingly sick, destitute and desperate people in our country?
A COVENTRY MP said he's willing to talk to the city council about any problems it has supporting destitute asylum-seeking families.
Over the past five years, Stanton has repaid that simple act of kindness a thousand times - making 21 trips to Morocco to help set up medical clinics and deliver supplies to the destitute population.
A legendary figure, Macdonell secured work for many of his destitute Scottish Highlanders in the mills of Glasgow, raised a regiment of "Glengarry Fencibles" to fight in the Napoleonic Wars and acted as its chaplain, secured the grant of a tract of land in Glengarry County, Upper Canada when the regiment disbanded, and brought many of his former soldiers and others as immigrants to the new world.
He said the paper deal was "something he had to do as he has been rendered financially destitute as a result of the last 12 months".
Depriving some asylum seekers of benefits, they said, would leave them destitute and could force some into crime and prostitution.
Hilton, president and CEO of the Hilton Foundation, noted that early childhood development is a priority area for the Hilton Foundation and said, "In the spirit of our foundation's mission to alleviate human suffering and help little children, I can think of no more deserving cause than helping poor and destitute children living in Africa who have been orphaned by the AIDS pandemic.
KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Information, Labour, Transport and Mass Transit Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that it was responsibility of society to protect destitute, orphan children particularly girls so that they grow up as normal citizens.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that service to humanity and sharing of Eid joys with destitute persons and orphans, is the real message and spirit of Eid-ul-Azha.
He does not "pass by on the other side" like the rest of us but stops to help this handful of destitute victims of circumstance who are in dire straits and totally harmless.