Lalitha a 21 years
old woman from a town, lost her father at childhood. She was brought up by
her mother. Lalitha has fallen in love with a boy. Her mother denied
this affair and beaten lalitha. Lalitha felt very much hurt and escaped
away from home. She joined in an orphanage. Later the
organization was winded up and she was brought to Sri Bhavani Mahila Mandali. She was
provided nurse training. Once lalithaís mother was called to Sri
Bhavani Mahila Mandali She felt very much happy at seeing her daughter
alive and undergoing training in nursing. Later, Laitha got married and
today she is leading a dignified happy life. She is working as a
nurse in a clinic.
Annapoorna - a 24
years woman got married and had two children with the ages of 9 and 6.
Her marrage life went smoothly for some time. Her husband started
suspecting annapoorna was having an extra marital relationship which was
not true. He started torturing her both mentally and physically. He
stopped going to work. Entire family burden was put on annapoornaís
shoulders. Several times she had the thought of committing suicide. But
could not due to her children. One day her husband beaten her and tried
to kill her. She got threatened a lot and went to police station. The
police people sent annapoorna to Sri Bhavani Mahila Mandali for
counseling and rehabilitation.
After regular counseling sections Annapoorna gradually came
out from depression and gained self esteemed. Short Stay Home joined her
children in a school. She was provided training in Tailoring. Her
husband was also given counseling sections and after several attempts he
realized his mistake. Annapoorna was discharged from home and her husband
started working. Their children are studying in a school run by an N.G.O.,
Now they are living satisfactorily.
Rani - a 33 years
old married woman. She has a daughter of 14 years old and staying with
her mother who is around 50 years. Rani married her own uncle and he
came to raniís parents home to stay. Slowly, the differences and
disputes developed among the couple. He started pressuring rani to come
away with him. She denied as wanted to look after her aged mother.
Raniís husband left her and went away. Rani started finding difficulty
in managing house hold expenses and taking care of her mother and
daughter. One day she happened to see Sri Bhavani Mahila Mandali Short
Stay Homeís add in a newspaper and directly approached short stay home
for help. She was provided vocational course in lace making. She
learnt this with interest. She started getting orders for continuous
income. The Short Stay Home helped her in seeking job. She got job as
a warden in girls hostel. She started earning well to maintain her
house hold expenses. She is making lace designs in her free time.
Now she is very confidently leading her life and sending
money regularly to her mother and daughter who are in a village.
Kalpana is of 23
years old woman. She has an elder sister also. After her sisterís
marriage her father wanted to do her marriage also and looking for
suitable matches. But Kalpana wants to do something in her life and
financially independent. She ran away from home and went to her
relativeís home. Kalpana contacted Sri Bhavani Mahila Mandaliís Short
Stay Home. The Home sent her to the Anoos Beautician Institute for
training and informed her whereabouts to their family. Kalpana parents
visited Short Stay Home and they were give counseling about importance
of earning of a women for her self support. They agreed to continue her
training. Later, she was discharged form Short Stay Home and joined in a
job and her parents looking for suitable match.
Gopika is of 19 years
old. She lost her father at the age of 5. She had one brother and
sister. Her mother working in the fields yet unable to look after the
childrenís education and other expenses. Gopikaís mother brought her in
an orphanage later that are orphanage was winded up and Gopika was sent
to Sri Bhavani Mahila Mandaliís Short Stay Home. She underwent nurse
training and secured a job in a hospital. She got married and leading
Aparna is 30 years
old woman. Her husband has a an extra marital affair and started ill
treating her. He used to beat aparna regularly when she opposed his
extra marital affair. One day under the influence of alcohol he beaten
his wife badly and tried to kill her. Aparna vexed a lot and tried for
committing suicide. But luckily she was rescued by neighbors. They
advised her to approach Sri Bhavani Mahila Mandali. She approached the
home with her 7 years old son. After counseling she under gone
vocational training. The Short Stay Home sent several letters to her
husband. But he did not respond. One day counselor from Short Stay Home
went to his place and met him. He did not show any interest. But
slowly changed his mind and took his wife to their home. Now they took
a separate house and leading their life with happy. Their son is
studying in a boarding school.
Poornima is a 20
years old woman and she is an orphan. She was staying in an orphanage.
That orphanage was winded up. She was sent to Sri Bhavani Mahila
Mandaliís Short Stay Home. The Short Stay Home brought her out from low
self esteem and inferiority. She showed interest in learning
beautician course. After completion of her course she started a beauty
parlour of her own and leading her life with connfidence.