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Help Dr. Abhijit Treat Beggars for Free

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Dr. Abhijit Sonawane and his wife Dr. Manisha Sonawane are working together to bring medicine to the most deprived group of individuals in Pune, India. Under their organization, Soham Trust, these doctors for beggars treat individuals that do not have financial means for medical treatments. “We provide all the basic health care and investigations on [the] road itself to the elder beggars, who are abandoned by their families and who are begging just to survive in this world,” says Dr. Abhijit.

Every morning, Dr. Abhijit heads out to various locations such as temples, mosques and churches where a majority of homeless seniors assemble to seek donations. He carries with him two bags full of medicine, conducts check-ups, and provides free medicine to those that are in need. “To attain this objective, we daily visit to Mandir, Mosque and Church during 10:00-4:00pm and interact with beggars, carry out medical check-up and provide all other related medical services,” he says.


Dr. Abhijit not only assists with medical and emotional support, but also provides counselling to the homeless seniors so they can start their own businesses. “We create a relationship with them as their family member. Once we build the rapport with them, we start counselling and convincing them to leave this begging trade,” Dr. Abhijit says and adds, “We are proud to say that since April 2017, we have supported 49 elder beggars to leave the begging trade.” A total of 1100 homeless individuals registered with Dr. Abhijit are receiving medical support. “But, provision of health care is not our objective, our mission is to reach up to their heart.... by using this path.”
 

In addition, he says their goal is to make these individuals self-sufficient. A total of 160 cataract operations have been conducted by Dr. Abhijit and his wife. When medical care cannot be provided on the road, Dr. Abhijit relocates them to a public or private hospital.

Dr. Manisha Sonawane plays a crucial role in the operation of the organization. While Dr. Abhijit dedicates his daily routine to the service of those that are not financially independent, his wife operates a clinic where a majority of their financial support comes from. “People ask us, how we survive. The answer is, we have one small clinic which is run by my wife.” he says.


Dr. Abhijit and Dr. Manisha need your help to provide better medical care to their extended family of 1100 beggars. Funds are required for the following expenses:
- Cost of medicines disbursed for free everyday to the beggars
- Financial support to beggars to start working on their own once rehabilitated.
- Cost of surgeries for cataract patients
- Cost of shifting the really old beggars to paid old age homes.
- Cost of other medical diagnostics and surgeries which cannot be performed on the streets.

Your support will ensure Dr. Abhijit and Dr. Manisha can continue to provide free medical care to the beggars.
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24th June 2020
Dear Supporters,
Thank for your love and support,
In the current situation where many beggars and their families are starving, we have already given grocery kits to about 150 people.

These include rice, turdal, tea, oil, sugar, all spices, salt, soap and toothpaste.

From Thursday 25.6.20, onwards, we are giving these kits to another 150 needy beggars in Pune and Chinchwad area.

The credit is yours, not mine ...!

Kindly accept my Pranam on behalf of my beggars !

If anyone is actually coming, participating, welcome !!!



Regards,
Abhijit Sonawane
DOCTOR FOR BEGGARS
Dear Supporters,
Thank for your love and support,
In the current situation where many beggars and their families are starving, we have already given grocery kits to about 150 people.

These include rice, turdal, tea, oil, sugar, all spices, salt, soap and toothpaste.

From Thursday 25.6.20, onwards, we are giving these kits to another 150 needy beggars in Pune and Chinchwad area.

The credit is yours, not mine ...!

Kindly accept my Pranam on behalf of my beggars !

If anyone is actually coming, participating, welcome !!!



Regards,
Abhijit Sonawane
DOCTOR FOR BEGGARS
24th June 2020
Dear Supporters,
Thank for your love and support,
In the current situation where many beggars and their families are starving, we have already given grocery kits to about 150 people.

These include rice, turdal, tea, oil, sugar, all spices, salt, soap and toothpaste.

From Thursday 25.6.20, onwards, we are giving these kits to another 150 needy beggars in Pune and Chinchwad area.

The credit is yours, not mine ...!

Kindly accept my Pranam on behalf of my beggars !

If anyone is actually coming, participating, welcome !!!


Dear Supporters,
Thank for your love and support,
In the current situation where many beggars and their families are starving, we have already given grocery kits to about 150 people.

These include rice, turdal, tea, oil, sugar, all spices, salt, soap and toothpaste.

From Thursday 25.6.20, onwards, we are giving these kits to another 150 needy beggars in Pune and Chinchwad area.

The credit is yours, not mine ...!

Kindly accept my Pranam on behalf of my beggars !

If anyone is actually coming, participating, welcome !!!


17th June 2020
Dear Supporters,
Thank for your love and support, Here are the updates of our latest activities
For last several days, a gentleman in a very famous chowk of Pune has been providing food to the poor and destitute people during the Corona disaster.

A line of about 200-250 people lined up here to get food.

My heartfelt greetings to this gentlemen who selflessly feed the hungry!

Standing at the other end of this line, we are also providing medical services to these people !


Your help to Soham Trust   is being offered here ...!

I am just delivering it on behalf of you !

Today I saw an elderly dad standing in this line.

I thought,  he is neither  beggars nor helpless !

I asked this baba very softly ... why are you standing in this line?

I got information - this is a 92-year-old father who lives in a rented room with his 80-year-old wife.

His son and daughter -in-law staying abroad !  

His son sends as much as money as he can afford for a month, but all the money goes to rent, lightbill and grocery !

In the last three months, son has not even sent this ...!

So for the last several days, baba is standing in line of  food distribution ...!

Baba wear mask, because he feel ashamed rather than afraid of Corona ...!

Tears and reddened eyes of Baba showed that the sun was setting even in heavy rains !

I also met another grandmother, her condition was also the same ...with a slight difference !

It is clear for me, that the future will make them beg.

I have given my number to them.

Assuming your consent, we have decided to help them as much as possible.

Will update further ! 🙏🙏🙏

Regards,

Abhijit Sonawane
DOCTOR FOR BEGGARS
Dear Supporters,
Thank for your love and support, Here are the updates of our latest activities
For last several days, a gentleman in a very famous chowk of Pune has been providing food to the poor and destitute people during the Corona disaster.

A line of about 200-250 people lined up here to get food.

My heartfelt greetings to this gentlemen who selflessly feed the hungry!

Standing at the other end of this line, we are also providing medical services to these people !


Your help to Soham Trust   is being offered here ...!

I am just delivering it on behalf of you !

Today I saw an elderly dad standing in this line.

I thought,  he is neither  beggars nor helpless !

I asked this baba very softly ... why are you standing in this line?

I got information - this is a 92-year-old father who lives in a rented room with his 80-year-old wife.

His son and daughter -in-law staying abroad !  

His son sends as much as money as he can afford for a month, but all the money goes to rent, lightbill and grocery !

In the last three months, son has not even sent this ...!

So for the last several days, baba is standing in line of  food distribution ...!

Baba wear mask, because he feel ashamed rather than afraid of Corona ...!

Tears and reddened eyes of Baba showed that the sun was setting even in heavy rains !

I also met another grandmother, her condition was also the same ...with a slight difference !

It is clear for me, that the future will make them beg.

I have given my number to them.

Assuming your consent, we have decided to help them as much as possible.

Will update further ! 🙏🙏🙏

Regards,

Abhijit Sonawane
DOCTOR FOR BEGGARS
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Goal: Rs.100,000

Beneficiary: Soham Trust info_outline
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