Date: 29 August 2008
Snehalaya has always motivated the last layer of the society to become the most responsible element of the Indian community. This time the river Koshi became aggressive and destroyed the lives of thousands in Bihar, Snehalaya appealed to help the victims affected by the adversity.
The women in flesh trade responded first of all and donated their one day earning Rs. 11,000 to the Prime Minister Relief Fund. Mrs. Meena Shinde, Project Director and Ms. Sangita Shelar, Field Supervisor (Kopargaon) colleted the fund from all over Ahmednagar district.
The victim women had donated their one day or two days earnings for the victims of Mumbai bomb blast, earthquake in Latur, Tsunami, Orisa cyclone, Kargil war etc. before.
Snehalaya has also appealed to various trusts like Shirdi Sanstha, Shani Shinganapur Sansthan, Mohata Devi Trust etc. These all trust has accepted our request and decided to donate for over come the calamity.
Mr. Jayant Sasane declared Rs. one crore immediately on behalf of Shirdi Sansthan and he will hand over the cheque to Prime Minister Relief Fund for flood affected victims soon. The other trusts are also going to contribute at their level best.
~~ Lalit Deshmukh
( www.snehalaya.org )