Emirates Draw MEGA7: Auto-rickshaw driver son wins Dh125,000

Asma Ahmed - | UAE

Prakash, hailing from Bangalore, India, and UAE resident Freddy Gomez both secured a significant windfall of Dh125,000 each. In the bustling heart of Bangalore, Prakash Babu, a devoted father and husband, harbored a lifelong dream of liberating himself from the shackles of debt. His humble aspirations faced a sudden twist of fate when an unexpected opportunity unfolded in the latest Emirates Draw MEGA7.

Freddy Gomez and Prakash Babu's Dh125,000 Win

Meanwhile, Freddy Gomez, a UAE resident hailing from South America, and a first-time participant, Prakash Babu from Bangalore, India, both found themselves on the brink of the Dh100 million Grand Prize. Though the ultimate jackpot remained elusive, their destinies were forever altered as they each walked away with Dh125,000, a bountiful reward that filled their hearts with joy and gratitude.

Freddy Gomez, with his own share of dreams and ambitions, shared in this moment of transformation. Yet, it was Prakash's poignant story that resonated deeply with many. At the age of 47, life had often presented its harshest realities to him. Born into a modest family where his father earned a living as an autorickshaw driver, Prakash was compelled to forego his education and start working early to provide financial support to his family.

Today, he toils at a logistics company in Bangalore, earning a modest income. Despite years of tireless effort, the dream of owning a home remains distant, and he resides in a rented flat with his devoted wife and young son.

The news of his win left Prakash overwhelmed. The prospect of reducing his debts and potentially offering his son a brighter future brought tears to his eyes. He shared, "Throughout my life, financial struggles have been my constant companion. I missed out on a good education and a better job, but I dream big for my son. I want to provide him with the education I never had. The burden of debt had weighed heavily on his shoulders for too long, and this win represented a chance at liberation.

However, Prakash's vision extends beyond the confines of his family. He asserted, "I was born into challenging circumstances, but I refuse to be defined by them. I understand the pain of lacking basic necessities like food, shelter, and education. If I ever win the Dh100 million, I will share half of it to uplift those who, like me, have struggled. Prakash's heartfelt journey resonates harmoniously with the Emirates Draw's motto, "For a Better Tomorrow. His story serves as a testament to the organization's role as a beacon of hope for countless dreamers in the UAE and across the globe.

As the quest for the Dh100 million Mega7 Grand Prize continues, with the next draw scheduled for September 10 at 9 p.m. UAE time, dreams of a brighter tomorrow persist on the horizon.

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