Help for a Paralyzed Man to do business

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September 1, 2014 - Magadi, Karnataka (MCID-121-14-15)
Narasimha Murthy was a daily wage construction worker living with his wife and three children in Magadi, Karnataka. In an incident that changed his life drastically, he fell from the top of a tree and got severally injured, paralyzing himself from hip down. He was under treatment at St. John’s Hospital, Bangalore for the past 2 years and now moves around in a wheel chair.

He is keen to find out some means to support his family and education of his children. He received some land from his in-laws and wants to setup a chicken farm shed in that land. Once the basic structure is set up, he can tie-up with other farms who will supply the chicks, feed, medicines etc. His job will be to take care of the birds and once the chicken are around 2 kg, he could sell them back to the farms.

Murthy’s plan is to build a farm big enough to fetch him Rs. 15,000 per month. The total cost of the shed would be around Rs. 1 Lakh including all feeding equipment. He approached MicroCharity for financial help, with a promise to start contributing to future cases on MicroCharity once he starts receiving returns from his venture.

September 3, 2014 - MicroCharity approves the fund request
MicroCharity approves the fund request of Rs. 50,000.
September 11, 2014 - Fund Raising Closed
Fund Raising is closed for this cause.  Rs 50,000 is raised from 17 micro donations in 8 days. We will be passing the amount to Narasimha murthy soon.