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Their house was burnt, let's not burn their hopes!

A homeless family wants your help!

Dharavi, the biggest slum in India, has been a home for Soni's family. Her mother is a widow and has been raising her five children singlehandedly. Soni teaches in a primary school and earns Rs. 7,000 per month. Her other siblings include three sisters and a brother who are continuing their education. Against all odds, this family has been nurturing their hopes and dreams for a better future.

On December 18, 2016, a massive fire broke out in the slum and about 100 huts were gutted. Soni's home was one of them. The fire started in a scrap shop on LBS Road around 4 am.

Soni's family survived the blaze, but they lost everything else. The trauma of the loss has been overwhelming. Imagine witnessing one's own home burning until there was nothing but dust?

They knew that this was just the beginning - harder time was yet to come.

"Sab thik ho jayega!" (Everything will be fine), the mother said to her children. Hope still has not abandoned them. They plan to Rebuild their house.

With no roof over their head, Soni's meagre salary is entirely spent on food, education and the surviving on the edge.

Being on the brink of being hopeless of any help, they yet consider their life a nightmare! Only silver lining in their life is YOU!

What we can do?

We plan to help them in rebuilding their house through monetary assistance. With young girls living in open with no roof are desperate for a shelter. We hope to see them back in their house, growing stronger for a better tomorrow.
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18th February 2017
The work has started and the foundation is been laid. Please initiate more help so that we can help Soni build her new home!
The work has started and the foundation is been laid. Please initiate more help so that we can help Soni build her new home!
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raised of Rs.20,000 goal

6 Supporters

Beneficiary: Soni info_outline
Only INR donations accepted

Supporters (6)

Indrani donated Rs.2,500
about 1 year ago
Mallikarjun donated Rs.3,000
over 1 year ago

I hope this small contribution of mine will help them

Saad donated Rs.500
over 1 year ago

I hope this helps

Anonymous donated Rs.300
over 1 year ago
Aibankitlang donated Rs.200
over 1 year ago
Zubin donated Rs.150
over 1 year ago

Hope it makes a difference in their life.