Monthly Archives: November 2019

Sarita learns to empower herself one step at a time

Sarita came to Anna Nagar nine years ago from her maternal home Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh after her marriage. Her husband Praveen works as a peon in a nearby office. She remembers her early days, filled with unpleasantness as she could not adjust in tiny congested lanes of her slum community. For her to get accustomed…
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Santosh has lost his eyesight but not his Spirit

Santosh is a young 10-year-old boy who lives in the slum community by the riverbed. He was born with perfect eyesight, but unfortunate circumstances have led him to completely losing his vision at a tender age. It all started in March this year when Santosh suddenly started complaining that his head hurt. His family contacted…
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Nirmala’s struggles helped to pave the way for her Son

Nirmala’s family ancestors lived in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi for generations. Growing up in Chandni Chowk, her childhood was filled with colours of beautiful garments and delicious food. Her father was a confectioner who worked in a sweet shop. Unfortunately, Nirmala’s mother passed away when giving birth to her eighth child. To make ends meet,…
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