This is a story of a 23-year-old girl, Sushma Kumari from village Khoka Beyan, District Ramgarh, Jharkhand. She has an eye vision impairment disability. She belongs to a vulnerable family where her father work as a daily wager labour and mother is a housewife.
Stories from the Ground
Livelihood is critical to combating poverty, especially for rural women. Situation only turns bad for women when they are not educated. Dalima Kumari lives with her family in a small village in Bihar, since childhood her locomotor disability has restricted the free movement.
Reshma belongs to a marginalized background, living in a small village in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh. She lives together with her parents and siblings and is the only earner in her family. Before joining DEF and becoming a SoochnaPrenuer she used to be a teacher in a primary school.
Pratap is a true inspiration for persons with disabilities and others. Once a school dropout now holds a Postgraduate degree in Computer Applications. It is his never giving attitude that pushed him to row in difficult waters. In addition to all the courage, his mother, being a visually impaired, always…