Gokul Dhakal/N24 Correspondent, Los Angeles (USA): Nepalese residing in Southern California have launched humanitarian fund raising campaign to assist the old-age destitute house, ” Aamaghar”, run by Dil Sobha Shrestha in Nepal.
The initiative, “Together- Southern California Nepalese Community for “Aamaghar” was launched by Bibek Shrestha and aims at raising 3000 US $ for the Aamaghar, that has been home to many Nepalese old women who have been left destitute by their family or by their luck.
An interview of Dil Sobha on Kantipur Television last month by journalist Bijay Kumar had triggered a wave of support to the Aamaghar that Dil Sobha had started after she was also left destitute by her husband a day before she was about to marry off there daughter.
Following the deception from her husband and being left with nothing else than her daughter, she raised her self from the pessimism and through utter struggle with every odds in her life managed to open the doors of her home to many destitute old age women, who were forced to share a fate similar to her by their family or by god.
Inspired by her dedication to the cause, Bijay launched the initiative reasoning that every human being who has love for humanity, would not trace back from helping the destitute elders.
Anyone willing to contribute to the noble cause can follow either of the link given below.
News translated, edited and copy edited by Chitra Raj Bhandari, contact [email protected] for getting it published on this news portal.
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