This is a time bound fundraiser. Education is extremely important and is the stepping stone to becoming independent. Let's not deprive them of that.
1.Beneficiary 1 is a Bsc CBE (Chemistry, Botany, Environmental Science) student. Her mother is a cancer survivor; her breast cancer relapsed and she is currently on chemotherapy for the same. Her father is unemployed and is an epilepsy patient. Her sister is married and is a housewife. Her brother used to work in the catering department of Etihad Airways and has not been paid for the last six months. He is currently unemployed.
2.Beneficiary 2 is a Bsc Interior Design student. She has a single mother who is a primary school teacher. She has a 13-year-old brother whose tuition fee is INR 60,000. The beneficiary has PCOS and a skin condition that requires medications. The medicines for her skin costs INR 2,000/month and the cost of her PCOS medications vary. Her mother is also under medications.
3.Beneficiary 3 is a BA PyEJ (Psychology, English, Journalism) student. Her mother works in a restaurant and earns INR 12,000/month. However, the restaurant has not paid her in the last 4 months. Beneficiary 3 has two siblings; one of them is in middle school and the other has discontinued her education due to a financial crisis. Her grandmother is financially dependent on the family. Her father left the family 9 months back. The family has taken an informal loan to pay their expenses and is currently trying to repay their moneylenders.
4.Beneficiary 4 is a B.Com student. Her family has 4 members. Her father is a grocer, and her mother is a housewife. Her brother is currently searching for a job. The family's daily expenses are met by using her father's earnings. However, since he is a green grocer, there is no fixed amount that he receives on a daily basis. He worked as a driver before the lockdown.
5. Beneficiary 5 is a B.Com student. Her father is a production incharge in a factory (his salary is INR 10,000/month) and her mother is a housewife. Her brother is doing his BCA and a part-time job. The money earned from the part-time job is used to pay his tuition fee.
6.Beneficiary 6 is a B.Com student. Her father is an autorickshaw driver and her mother is a housewife. Her younger brother is currently doing his 1st PUC. Her parents had approached many moneylenders and banks to pay both their children's tuition fees. However, the money received from the same was used to pay her brother's admission and tuition fee. Her father earns INR 300-400/day.
7. Beneficiary 7 is a Bsc BTCB (Biotechnology, Chemistry, Botany) student. Her father is a private school teacher and her mother is a housewife. She has a family of 10 members. Two of her sisters are married and the rest of them are studying. One of her sisters who is a year younger than the beneficiary has been diagnosed with a tumour recently and has to undergo surgery for the same. Her family has been saving up for the surgery. Her father's salary was cut during the lockdown. 4 of the family members of the beneficiary had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and the medical expenses for the same amounted to INR 25,000.
8. Beneficiary 8 is a BA HEP (History, Economics, Political Science) student. Her parents own a small business that conducts local weddings in Manipur. However, the business has come to a halt due to the pandemic. The beneficiary's mother has a dysfunctional thyroid and her father has a pacemaker for his heart. Due to this, neither of them can do labour-intensive work. Their medical expenses roughly cost INR 25,000/month. The beneficiary has 2 siblings; her brother has a job and is currently paying off his educational loans and her sister recently got a job but her earnings are used to pay for her rent and daily expenses. The beneficiary's parents got diagnosed with COVID-19 recently and both have been admitted to a hospital. Since the government hospitals are full, they had no option but to go to a private hospital. Their life savings (INR 1.5 lakhs) have been exhausted because of the hospital charges and the cost of oxygen cylinders.
9. Beneficiary 9 is a Bsc PMC (Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science) student. Her father works as a salesman in a clothes shop and was unemployed during the lockdown. Her mother is a housewife. The beneficiary has a younger sister who is 7-years-old and her annual tuition fee is INR 55,000. The tuition fee of her sister is yet to be paid. The family of the beneficiary lives in a rented flat. The monthly rent is INR 16,000. The beneficiary has been unable to pay rent for the last five months.
10. Beneficiary 10 is a Bcom student. She is a first-generation learner. Her father is currently unemployed and her mother works as domestic help. The beneficiary has a 19-year-old brother whose tuition fee is INR 35,000. The family of the beneficiary recently had to move out of their previous house since they could not pay the due rent.
11. Beneficiary 11 is a BA PyEJ (Psychology, English, Journalism) student. She has a single mother and two sisters. One of her sisters works as a software engineer and she is the sole source of income in her family. The family of the beneficiary lives in a rented house (INR 18,000/month).
12. Beneficiary 12 is a Bcom Industrial Integrated student. Her father is an autorickshaw driver and her mother is a housewife. She has a younger sister whose tuition fee is yet to be paid. She lives in a rented house with her family. Her mother has an operation due next month.
13. Beneficiary 13 is a Bcom student. Her family consists of 5 members; her grandmother, her mother and two siblings. The beneficiary's sister is pursuing her degree (which costs INR 26,000 P.A) and her brother is the sole earning member in her family. His salary is used to pay rent, daily expenses and her grandmother's medical bills.
14. Beneficiary 14 is a BA HES (History, Economics, Sociology) student. Her father is currently unemployed and her mother is a housewife. She has a brother; he sells dupattas and the money earned from the same is used to pay rent and daily expenses. The monthly rent amounts to INR 8,000/month.
15. Beneficiary 15 is a Bsc PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) student. She has a single mother who used to work in a garment factory prior to the pandemic. She now works as a domestic help and her monthly rent is INR 6,800/month. The beneficiary and her mother live in a rented space together and the rent amounts to INR 6,000/month.
16. Beneficiary 16 is a Bcom BPS (Business Process Services) student. Her father sells COVID-19 masks and her mother is a housewife. She has 2 sisters who are currently studying. Their annual fee is INR 20,000 and INR 22,000. The family of the beneficiary live in a rented space. The monthly rent is INR 6,500 and the family has been unable to pay the same for the last three months.
17. Beneficiary 17 is a Bcom student. She has a single mother who works in a small business. She has a younger sister who is 11-years-old. The tuition fee of her sister is INR 23,000. The beneficiary lives in a rented house with her family. The monthly rent of the same is INR 5,000.
18. Beneficiary 18 is a Bcom student. Her father is a goldsmith worker (he works for a goldsmith) and her mother is a housewife. Her sister is currently working and is the only source of regular income. The money is used to pay rent and medical expenses.
19. Beneficiary 19 is a Bcom student. Her father owns a small business that makes and sells gears and spare machines. It is the only source of income. Her mother is a housewife and the sister of the beneficiary is currently studying. Her grandfather lives with the family and is financially dependent on them.
20. Beneficiary 20 is a B.Com student. Her father works as a security guard and he has not been paid for the last 4 months. Her mother recently started working as a housekeeper at a hospital. The beneficiary is currently doing a part-time job to pay for the daily expenses.