Rizwana Parveen, 60yrs managed her family of 7 by working as a helper in a hospital and a school before her illness. With no support from an alcoholic husband, Rizwana lives separately with her two kids - a married daughter & a son,Yusuf, who works as a personal driver and is the only source of family income
Rizwana, a diabetic patient from last 10 years, was diagnosed with heart ailment, suffered a heart attack and was immediately advised a pacemaker for survival. With monthly income of 18000/- for 6 family members, this was beyond reach. Joy Story Foundation offered all cost support of the surgery and the pacemaker and helped her survival.
With the support, Rizwana received a timely treatment and made sure she leads a healthy life thereafter.