Kalavati

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65 years, Tenny village, District Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh Kalavati was widowed ten years ago. Her family consists of  two sons and a daughter-in-law. She has tried to apply for widow pension but the Pradhan told her he does not have … Continued

Satya Devi

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Age 60 years, Village Choti Bathna village, District Katihar, Bihar Satya Devi, who lives with her son and daughter in law, was widowed ten years ago. She is entitled to a pension of Rs. 200 but she has not been … Continued

Ramlali

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Village Rampur, District Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh Ramlali , who was widowed three years ago lives with her son’s family. She is in her mid 60s and has neither a pension nor a ration card. Whenever she approaches the Pradhan for … Continued

Rajendra Shah

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Village Mahanthmaniyari, District Muzzafarpur, Bihar   Rajender Shah, mid-60s, lives in Mahanthmaniyari village in Muzzafarpur district, Bihar with his wife, two sons and their families. He and his younger son run a biscuit shop, which brings in an income of … Continued

Lakshmi

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Chennai “These schemes must be implemented through a single window system and with transparency. Only then will there we get people friendly service”- Lakshmi, 41 years from Chennai, TN: “I am associated with the VCAN state network and I also … Continued

Jeeva

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Chennai “We have been abandoned by our families and society and if the government is also not supportive who do we turn to? “ – Jeeva, 40 years old TG, from Chennai, TN “I live in Chennai with my elderly … Continued

Usha

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Chennai “I live with my husband who earns Rs.5000 a month as a painter. I am a diabetic and the money my husband earns does not suffice for taking care of our daily needs and our monthly medication. I tried … Continued

Mohanna

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Chennai “Getting a respectful amount as pension like Rs. 2000 or even less would make a big difference to our lives. But the schemes should be implemented transparently, because when we receive cash, we have to pay some amount to … Continued

Sri Devi

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Peddapuram, A.P “A pension of Rs. 2000 will reduce our vulnerability and give us the confidence to live without depending on sex work”- Sri Devi, age 32, from WISE. Peddapuram, AP: “I joined the CBO eight years ago and was … Continued

Anasuri Satyavathi

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Peddapuram, A.P “A minimum Old Age Pension of Rs. 1000 would enable us to lead a secure and dignified life”- Anasuri Satyavathi, 30 years, WISE, Peddapuram, A.P “I have studied up to class 6. I joined the CBO 10 years … Continued

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