You call it climate change or poor planning or failure of government, it doesnt matter. Chennai is reeling from one of the worst floods in 100 years. This natural deluge has affected every citizens of Chennai in a direct or indirect way. Lot of people's dream home and personal belongings are completely destroyed through this deluge. Once the rain water recedes, we will know the extent of the damage. However, when you see the photos and videos, as Chennaites, we know how bad the extent of damage is. Everything from infrastructure to people's housing needs help in re-building. This crowd-funding is dedicated to all chennaites who are going through great pain due to this unforeseen natural calamity. Folks, time has come to stand-up for "Namma Chennai". Lets donate now and show how much we care for our loved ones and of course "Namma Chennai".
Who we are: This Crowd-Funded relief effort is intitated by non-resident Indians (NRIs) residing in United States of America and Canada who is collective intention are to help #chennairains relief effort.
Where all the money will be sent: Currently, we have working with Lion's Club, Fort St. George. and we are also in midst of identifying local organization who might need. This fund will cater towards the funding the following items:
1. Food; 2. medicines; 3. Drinking water; 4. clothing; 5. shelter for people who have become homeless.
Who to contact: Soumya Narayana Mukkala (Seattle) Ramesh Mani (Atlanta) Madhan Selvaraj (Sherwood Park, Canada) Lokesh Baskararajan (Edmonton, Canada) Rengarajan Vaiyapuri (Edmonton, Canada) Harish Jaiganesh (Seattle) Lakshmipathi Chockalingam (Singapore) Anupreeti Ramadoss (Edmonton, Canada) Nag Babu (Edmonton, Canada)