Yaqub Bhai Zinga: NRI philonthropist
Among the beneficiaries are the victims of 2002 carnage. He not only provided houses but also supported them with ration kits. Thousands of cataract patients received surgery support. He has also been instrumental in getting mass marriage programmes arranged. In addition, destitutes and widows / divorcee’s were assisted with sewing machines. Food kits to the needy are provided to many during the Ramadhans.
In several charitable hospitals dialysis machines have been provided. The volunteers of the trust visit India, at their own cost, to assess the needs of distressed people. Persons in rural areas have been provided with lorries (four wheeler hand carts) for carrying out small trades. Trust activities cover Rajasthan, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Assam.