From The Field

keerthi

Keerthi’s Story

Keerthi* was just 16 when her parents decided to marry her off to their relative. She was young and could not cope with the daily chores of getting up at 4 am for housework. Her husband physically abused her to the point where she ran back to her parents’ house. She silently suffered as people …

sneha

A Time For Hope

We met Sneha* during outreach at one of the brothels in Kamathipura. She was 11 years old, with a smiling face, beaming with curiosity. When our staff struck a conversation with her mother, Teju*, their story was nothing short of tragic. Teju came to the Mumbai to find a job and ended up working at …

Pavithra - Punganur

“My second home”

Pavithra,12, is from Muthukur village in Punganur. She stays with her grandparents as her parents are out of state for work. Pavithra heard about our sports programmethrough one of her neighbours. She joined our football team and loves coming for thepractice sessions through the week. Pavithra is quite outspoken and she says, “I like Oasis …