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At the age of 20, Sindhutai was left for the dead by her husband with a 17-day old girl child who she had given birth to in a cow shed. She walked to her parents’ house for shelter, but her family turned her away.
With nowhere else to go and a baby to feed, Sindhutai started begging in trains and on the streets in order to survive. Fearing for her safety and that of her daughter, she spent her nights in cemeteries and cowsheds.
It was during these difficult times that Sindhutai began spending time with orphaned children and realized how difficult life was for them. She adopted a dozen orphans and took on the responsibility of keeping them clothed and fed, even if it meant begging for longer hours.
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Dehradun Social Worker Jai Sharma Has Adopted 20 Kids Who Lost Both Parents to COVID-19, Will Adopt 80 More. (1/4)
"When the second wave of COVID-19 started, we encountered five such families where both the parents had died, and the child/children were left alone at home. (2/4)
At that moment, it hit our mind that this unfortunate scenario is inevitable, and we were to come across more such cases as the pandemic rose," says Jai Sharma, a social worker from Dehradun and founder of Just Open Yourself (JOY). (3/4)
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College professor P Naveen Kumar has rehabilitated more than 5,000 beggars and given jobs to 600 of them. (1/5) Image
“In 2014, I was visiting when a elderly lady asked for some money claiming to have been abandoned by her relatives. She needed the funds to get back home,” says P Naveen Kumar, a student pursuing his third year of Mechanical Engineering back then. (2/5)
So Naveen handed over Rs 15 to the lady, which he had kept for his own dinner. But couldn't stop thinking of ways to help those who were compelled to beg for a living. (3/5)
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