#HumansOfDeMonetisedIndia: Shantha, The Grandmother


My name is Shantha. I work as a domestic help. My granddaughter fell ill on Sunday. She had to be hospitalised. We had no cash at home. Banks were closed for three days. I tried to borrow money from friends. They too had no cash. At last, our neighbourhood shop owner lent us money. I have to give him back the money. I have an ATM card. I don’t know how to use it. Last time I sought someone’s help. How do I enter the money to withdraw? I borrowed Rs 5000. How much money can I withdraw? Only Rs 4000?

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