Fida Hussain 50 year old Fida Hussain belongs to Mouza Mir Shah of Muzaffer Garh District. He is a house painter by profession and has 8 children; 6 daughters and 2 sons. With his elderly mother also living with him, Fida Hussain faces severe financial difficulty in running his house comprising 11 members. His daughters stitch dresses to augment the family income, but even then it is barely enough to meet expenses on food, electricity, school fees etc. leaving nothing for the family or medical emergency. The priority remains 2 meals a day for 11 people.
LRBT Newsletter 119 (October-December, 2014)