This Guava Seller Donated All the Guavas That He Had For Kerala

A Bangalore-based guava seller gave away all the guava baskets that he had as relief material for Kerala.

Published20 Aug 2018, 06:44 AM IST
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It is in the time of crisis that one witnesses humanity at its best. At a time when Kerala is battling its worst flood ever, people from across the country have come together to help rebuild Kerala.

Redditors came across one such good Samaritan in Bangalore - a guava seller with five baskets of guavas. The boxes were going to earn him his daily wages. However, when he saw that a collection drive was being organised around him, to help those affected by the floods, he decided to hand over his boxes as relief material to those stuck in the floods.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced that the intensity of rains will decrease over the next few days. Over one lakh people have been relocated to relief camps across the state, even as the death toll rose to 357 on Saturday, 18 August.

In unprecedented relief efforts, 67 helicopters, 24 aircraft, 548 motorboats and thousands of rescue personnel from Indian Navy, Army, Air Force, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Coast Guard, other Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have been pressed into service to rescue and evacuate people.

If you too wish to donate, here’s how you can help rebuild Kerala.

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