Hyderabad netizen raises funds to buy motorbike from food delivery manager


A Hyderabad food delivery manager received a motorbike after a customer started fundraising online for him on a social media platform.

It all started when Mohammad Aqeel, a food delivery manager working with Zomato, an online food ordering and delivery app, received an order request on Monday June 14 from Robin Mukesh who lives in the Koti region. in Hyderabad.

Robin Mukesh, an IT worker working in Hyderabad, ordered tea through the food delivery app on Monday.

“I was working from home and around 10pm I ordered tea from a Lakdi-Ka-Pool hotel here in Hyderabad. As I was tracking my order, I noticed the delivery manager named Mohammad Aqeel , who ordered, was in Mehdipatnam shortly after placing the order, ”Robin told ANI.

Robin further mentioned that within 15 minutes of placing the order, he received a call from the delivery manager informing him that the order had arrived at his apartment location.

“The delivery manager asked me to come down, to receive the order,” said Robin.

“As I walked down the stairs I saw a young boy who was completely drenched in water from the rain and to my surprise he cycled all the way in just 15 minutes. asked him how he was able to deliver the order so fast, he said he has been delivering food orders by bike for over a year, “he added.

Robin said he took permission from the delivery manager to click on an image. While chatting with Aqeel, he found out that the former was chasing BTech.

“I then uploaded the photo with the whole story to a food and travel related Facebook page. As soon as I uploaded the photo to social media, there were many appreciative comments and several have come forward to help Aqeel, ”he said. ANI.

“When I asked Aqeel what help he needed he told me it would be really great if he could get a motorcycle. So I immediately started a fundraiser on Tuesday night and surprisingly until next morning, the goal was reached in less than 12 hours. People donated to help Aqeel and all, a woman, who remains in the United States sent around ₹30,000. “

In just 12 hours, ₹73,000 were raised through an online fundraiser to help Aqeel.

He said: “The fundraising was then forcibly stopped as funds were pouring in from everywhere. “

According to Robin, a TVS XL was purchased for Aqeel and given to him with all the necessary items required during the COVID-19 pandemic like masks, disinfectants and a helmet for his bicycle.

“After buying all this, ₹There were 5,000 left which were then used to pay for Aqeel’s school fees, ”said Robin.

Robin has been involved in social activities for the past two years and has been associated with several NGOs across town. He said it gives him great pleasure to help Aqeel with just one Facebook post. “Social media platforms can be put to good use to help those in need instead of spitting out hate,” he said.

Speaking to ANI, Aqeel thanked everyone who helped him get the bike and said the help he received made him extremely happy and further mentioned that he would introduce himself and help people whenever possible.

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