Help Mahadevi build a new home

45 Year old Mahadevi Shinge since her birth has been a resident of Shirahatti Village in Athani Taluka of Belgaum. She has been living with her 70-year-old mother Sabavva Shinge - 70 years and her 18-year-old son Parasuram Mahadevi Shinge. The family has lived a peaceful life and practices farming to make a living.

On the fateful night of 7th Jan 2017, the family lost everything along with their home in a fire which brought down the home into ashes. 

"We were all sound asleep. We had lit a lamp for pooja. I don't know how it happened. My nephew woke up because he smelled something burning. He saw that a part of the house had caught on fire. He began yelling for everyone to wake up. We were so shocked. We didn't know what was happening. We ran out of the house. Though we tried to put the fire out with water, it burnt everything we had." - Recalls Mahadevi

The fire was so strong that they were unable to grab anything at all. 
Everything happened too fast to in fact the fire did not even allow them to collect any clothes or money.

Now Mahadevi and her family have been living in a temporary shelter at one of their neighbor's home. 

"People around have been kind. We are living in a neighbor's house. They even gave us clothes to wear since ours burnt in the fire. We cook what we can on a wood fire pit outside the house on what little groceries we can buy. So far we have not had to pay rent, but I assume we soon will. It will be better if we got to just rebuild our home." Mentions Mahadevi

Why should you contribute?

Mahadevi and her brother work in the fields as coolies. They manage to make 6000/month in total and already have household expenses to look after. Building a new home looks like a distant dream for them and won't be possible in the current financial condition.
Building a new home will cost them 1 lac rupees, which is why they require your support.
Your contribution will also help a 70-year-old  live in her own home peacefully.

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27th March 2017
Dear Donors,

Thanks a lot for your generous donations. We are happy to see many of you came forward to help Mahadevi rebuild her home. We are soon transferring the funds to Mahadevi's account. However, the goal still looks too far. We request you all to share the campaign's link in your network so that I arranging funds would not be the challenge for Mahadevi.

Once again thanks for you contributions.

Team Milaap 
raised of Rs.100,000 goal

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Supporters (7)

Rahul donated Rs.500
2 months ago
Indrani donated Rs.2,500
about 1 year ago
k donated Rs.500
over 1 year ago
Ray donated US $100
over 1 year ago
Manjeet donated US $15
over 1 year ago
Anonymous donated US $30
over 1 year ago