The world was shocked by the deadly devastation caused by terror tidal wave of Tsunami, killing more than 1,00,000 people and making millions homeless.
The Machilipatnam area is also one of the victim as 30 people died here, there property is lost. IDEAS (Initiatives in development, Empowerment, and awareness society) took an initiative to seek donations to support the Victims. Ideas voluntary organization sent an Appeal to Various organizations & Friends. As a result the schools & Friends in Germany responded to our appeal.
Support of rice & blankets to the tsunami victims :
14th January 2005 German volunteers, Juliane Wintz, Stefan and Shouri the director of IDEAS, visited Fr. George, the local parish priest of Manganapudi to take his advise, how & where to distribute the rice & Blankets we have brought with us. Fr. George directed us to Kannur village.At Kannur village, 5 Kg of rice to 65 families and each of them received Blanket too.The people were so happy that the timely help has come to them.
Support to the beach – Vendors:
The sea water has destroyed the pulling carts of the beach – vendors in Machilipatnam. Due to our appeal the Schools in Erkelenz, Germany, Cusanus – Gymnasium, Cornelius – Burgh Gymnasium, Eine-welt Ag, Erkelenz also the Parish of Hueckel-Hoven, Germany and Friends like Mr. Ferdinand Kehren, Miss Andrea altogether sent euros 6500.00 in Indian currency Rs. 3,66,731.00
When we received the amount in cash we rushed to the Beach again, this time we would like to do rehabilitation work. We selected the 18 people who lost their pulling carts due to the force of the water at beach. We repaired & replaced the pulling carts of the 18 beach vendors in Machilipatnam.
THE LIST OF BENEFICIATES ARE :
|1||Addala Gangamma||Pulling cart|
|2||Badugu Narayana Rao||Pulling cart|
|3||Murali Nageswara Rao||Pulling cart|
|4||Matta Nageswara Rao||Pulling cart|
|5||Marle Gangaraju||Pulling cart|
|6||Thalapuri Thrimurthulu||Ice cream cart|
|7||Putti Pothu Raju||Fish cart|
|8||Bivarapu Venkanna||Barbary shop|
|9||Penumudi Ramanujamma||Pulling cart|
|10||Gudise Veeramma||Pulling cart|
|11||Devara Satyavathi||Petti shop|
|12||Kollipara Anasuyamma||Pulling cart|
|13||Vanka Rangaiah||Pulling cart|
|14||Kolligadda Deesting Raju||Pulling cart|
|15||Gajula Ranaga Rao||Pulling cart|
|16||Aavula Badrinath||Pulling cart|
|17||Panchula Nancharamma||Pulling cart|
|18||Mohd. Anvar||Ice cream cart|