In simply 26 years of existence, Madhya Pradesh-born Shivam Soni has already suffered a lifetime’s price of hardships — a colossal financial loss, a extreme pores and skin situation, making an attempt to remain afloat throughout a world pandemic, and battling ideas of suicide.
In 2018, Shivam, who ran his personal restaurant, was identified with psoriasis, a pores and skin illness that causes purple and itchy scaly patches. This illness didn’t enable him to proceed working, and he was compelled to close his enterprise. Money owed mounted as much as a whopping Rs 18 lakh.
Forsaking solely a word for his household, he ran away from dwelling to Indore, spending a protracted interval surviving on a half-empty abdomen on roads. Right here, he realised the precise worth of meals.
That’s how Starvation Langar got here into existence. With this enterprise, Shivam sells meals for simply Rs 10, and generally supplies them without spending a dime to those that want it.
“I spent nights with out meals, and struggled for every meal. I might by no means want anybody else to undergo this ordeal,” he says.
Watch how Shivam overcame loss and grief to guide a lifetime of compassion: