HYDERABAD, Aug, 15, 2020: Freemasons of Telangana, on Saturday, on the occasion 74th Independence Day helped 19 deserving poor and petty traders to restart their businesses
The distribution of material under their initiative Gift-A-Livelihood, held here in the city on Saturday at Goshamahal Baradari Masonic Building at Goshamahal in the city.
Madan Mohan Lal, D. Ramchandram two Assistant Regional Grand Masters along with their members John Zacharia, P. Veerabhadrudu, G. Ashok Kumar, Indersingh Malhotra, SP Chandu, Zuber, Jainendra Singh Malhotra, Sagar Gala handed over the material to the beneficiaries.
The material include Sewing Machines, Bicycles, Bangle, Stationary Store Material, material to start Tiffin Center, Tea Shop etc were procured and gifted.
Some of the beneficiaries include a senior citizen who retired as Teacher is left by his family now wants to take up newspaper and milk distribution in the morning to earn his livelihood. He was given away a bicycle.
Jyothi whose husband is alcoholic has three children. She sought a sewing machine to support her family
Kaithi Manjula who lost job as a teacher wants to take up stitching. She requested for sewing machine.
Kumar who used to run a tea shop near Railway Station wants to restart his tea stall was given away Gas Stove and other utensils.
Srinivas wanted to restart his Tiffin Center was supplied with required material, groceries etc
Narsimha, a physically challenged was provided with material required to restart his Bangles and Fancy store. Mr. Ramaraju, a philanthropist has come forward to provide total material for the shop.
Layeeq wants to restart his stationary shop was given away stationary material.
Vidyavati, Roshanjeet Kaur, Hadasamma, Kavitha, Bhagya Lakshmi, Hardeep Kaur, Kavitha and others were given sewing machines.
Nishanth Reddy a 16 years old boy, son of a security guard wants to earn some money for the family by distributing newspapers, milk requested for a bicycle. A cycle was handed over to his father.
Appala Naidu, Munusamy, Surender, Srinivas were given away with a requisite material to restart their petty businesses.
A philanthropic individual who came forward along with his friends to help Padma, who works as a maid servant but lost job as no one was allowing her to work. Her husband Shekhar is suffering from Cancer. Daughter discontinued education and working in a small store. Their owner was forcing them to vacate their rented place. A sum of Rs 1.2 lakh was raised and given to her. Her daughter’s college fee was paid. Ration was supplied to the family.
Thatavarthi Radhakrishna, an entrepreneur is providing employment to four people.
Several philanthropists Narender Kumar Agarwal from USA, D. Srinivas, Chaitanya Rayapudi, Suresh Perugu, Thatavarthi Radhakrishna, Kalyan from Medak, Arun Kumar Selgam, K. Hariprasad, Ramaraju, Shankar Chelluri helped financially to execute this charity activity.
This was the 3rd round of Gift-A-Livelihood program undertaken by Freemasons of Telangana.
There are more people who need help. We will take up one more round of this program in next fortnight. The needy may approach Freemasons of Telangana for the help on mobile numbers Madan Mohan Lal, Maddulette and D. Ramchandram on: 9246539605, 9848042020. The total charity was worth Rs 2.2 lakh.