WIDOWS OF GUNTUR FIND IT TOUGH TO EXIST

UPDATE


Date :10/10/2021

Place :Guntur, Andhra

Focus Group : 2 widows who wish to start selling through handcarts

No. of beneficaries : 2 families

Amount Dispensed:Rs.16,000/-

Co-ordinator / Scout :Organisation: Sisters of St Anne : Scout: Jenastus These 2 ladies were given 2 cheques of 8000/- each by the Provincial. We will be monitoring the utilisation of this donation


Ms Nagella Ramulamma

Ms K. Anneboina SriVani



ORIGINAL POST


SCOUT: Sr Jenastus PLACE: Guntur, AP.


A] Sumathi is 39 years old, and lives in Guntur, A P. She is working as domestic worker. Her husband worked as a Driver, but died in 2015, due to heart and kidney failure. She has two children namely,Vasantha Lakshmi, her daughter, studied B.tech and has a low paying job in private sector. Her Son Venkata Sai studied till 10th, but discontinued and is now working as labourer. Sumathi worked with 3 families but due to COVID -19 pandemic now she works only in 1 family & earns only 3000/-. She feels lonely and economically distressed. She has a plan of selling cool drinks and ice- creams through business and become independent. She needs some support: Rs.8000/-







B] Similarly, K. Sovamma, 38, lives in Sarada Colony, Guntur A. P., and is a domestic worker. She, in search of work, migrated and settled in Guntur. Her husband passed away in 2005. Being a widow she took up the family responsibility and brought up her two children- viz, Mary Babu, aged 20 years, and Prakash, aged 18 years, making them study in Polytechnic. The COVID-19 pandemic made her to lose her domestic work jobs and she became unemployed. She wants to start a petty business of a Tea stall so that she can educate her children. She also wants to survive and fulfill her basic needs of family.She needs some support- around 8000/-, to allow her dreams to come true. She needs some support: Rs.8000/-


Donation Required: Rs 8,000/- for each x 2 = Rs 16,000/-