Rahima Bi

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  Rahima Bi ,65 years old works as a domestic household in Jalgaon. For her labors she gets the princely sum of Rs 800. With this she contributes to her daughter’s household where she and her husband live as they … Continued

Bismillah Bi

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Bismillah Bi traveled to Delhi alone leaving behind her 74 year old spouse in Jalgaon, a survivor of cancer. She has also chosen to forfeit her sweeping work in a school and dish washing at household for the time she … Continued

Batur Bi

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Batur Bi winces and touches her back in pain as she speaks to me. She explains that she is 60 years old and has already had a surgery of the back once. That has left her with debilitating pain because … Continued

Ameena Beg

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Ameena Beg does not really remember her true age- she is over 55 years she thinks…what she does remember is the illness of her husband which caused him to pass away- leaving her with a 3 year old boy to … Continued

Alishan Bi

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Elderly people from all over the country have gathered at Jantar Mantar. We will try and bring you each of their stories in support of their demand for an old age pension. On Alishan Bi’s face, you can see the … Continued