January 14th, 2016
“No one knows hunger better than me.”
This ordinary shopkeeper has been feeding 300 hungry people for more than 3 years, without missing a single day! Yes, there was a heartbreaking and life-changing moment that made him to feed the hungry and the needy.
Every afternoon a large number of homeless, destitute people line up under the Dabeerpura Bridge in Hyderabad. They collect plates, wash them and wait patiently for the food provided for them by Azhar every day.Today over 100 homeless people are fed by Azhar. Nearly 25 kg rice, 1 litre oil and 2 kg pulses are required every day. It costs Rs. 1500 – Rs. 1700 daily, but Azhar paid for everything from his own pocket, not asking for anything in return.
Azhar Maqsusi is featured in 12 Humans- 2016, find more such ordinary people with extraordinary stories at www.12humans.org Just order a calendar and contribute to the change makers.
All the funds raised goes straight to these 12 heroes so that they can continue their community service in a more effective manner. 12 Humans is a non-profit initiative by The Logical Indian.