During the Qurban distribution at Sanggapur Province, our team met Mr Shakur, a 65-year-old man who lived more than three kilometres away from the distribution location.
Mr Shakur lives with his wife, who works as a farmer on the field right in front of their house. Mr Shakur had to stop working full-time eight years ago due to an illness in his legs, and unfortunately he is unable to afford to go to the hospital to get treatment. Two years back, his condition worsened and the villagers rallied together to raise funds for his treatment at the hospital.
His wife is the sole breadwinner for the both of them as their daughters are already married and live with their husbands. When the harvesting season is over, the couple no longer has a way to earn anything. With the little income Mr Shakur’s wife has earned, they just use it for whatever is necessary for them to live.