A homeless couple exchanged thousands of coins for 304 yuan at a bank in Huangshi city, Hubei province in order to send money home for their daughter’s college expenses, CCTV News reported. This tuhao car owner who plastered his ride with half-yuan coins should be ashamed.
The couple earned the sum of 304 yuan (49.6 USD), which took bank staff two hours to count, from collecting donations and giving away handmade bamboo sachets over the last two months. Passers-by who gave the couple more tha 0.5 yuan (8 US cents) were given one of the sachets.
Husband Gao Guanglin, 49, is blind. He explained to reporters: “We have three children in school. We couldn’t find jobs due to our poor health. But we don’t want to beg for money from people. ”
His wife, Jiang Fang, is 54 years old. They were once farmers, but had to resort to selling the sachets on the street due to a drought in their hometown in Anhui province.