Support Lesbian Couple In Southern India Start Afresh | Milaap
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Support Lesbian Couple In Southern India Start Afresh

This Milaap fundraiser seeks to enable a lesbian couple from southern India start a new life together. 

Devi and Nalini (names changed to protect identity) have braved their families and walked out of their respective houses amidst forceful confinement and gender-based violence.  Nalini is an artist who has lost job opportunities and been neglected by her family because of her sexual orientation and gender expression. Devi was placed under house arrest, and taken for numerous attempts at sexual orientation conversion "therapy". 

Both of them have since left their families behind and are determined to be with each other. There are seeking help and financial support towards basic amenities and a flat to live in, so they can leave their traumatic past behind and start afresh.

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Note: They reached out to Orinam (www.orinam.net) a 15-y.o. unregistered collective for assistance, and volunteers from Chennai and Bangalore have been assisting them. As the women don't have access to their bank account (as they had to leave the phone with OTP sim,  etc. behind), one of us would be required to collect the money in our account and hand it over physically to them.

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21st September 2019
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the wonderful support. Thanks to all the contributors who have helped this couple get a new lease of life.

Thank you!
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the wonderful support. Thanks to all the contributors who have helped this couple get a new lease of life.

Thank you!
26th August 2019
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the wonderful support. We are happy to inform you that the couple has moved out of the shelter, and is on their way to settling into a rental apartment they have found. They join us in conveying sincere thanks to all those who contributed, helping us meet the taget within a week!

Thank you!
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the wonderful support. We are happy to inform you that the couple has moved out of the shelter, and is on their way to settling into a rental apartment they have found. They join us in conveying sincere thanks to all those who contributed, helping us meet the taget within a week!

Thank you!
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Rs.37,024 raised

Goal: Rs.36,000

Beneficiary: Maga info_outline

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I wish you all the very best. This is a difficult time and I'm sorry you are facing this. you don't deserve this. I am sending you my prayers.

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