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A Ray of Hope for Pavadharini

Pavadharini is 11 years old.   When she came to one of Tripura Foundation’s Hope Learning Centers, she shared her story in a voice that was barely loud enough for us to hear. She shared that her mother committed suicide when she was just 7 years old.  Pavadharini was left with her father,...

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The Passing of a Hope Hero

A few months ago, we shared the story of Sabreesh, one of Tripura Foundation’s Hope Learning Center students and a 2014 Hope Hero awardee. Sabreesh suffered from a rare blood disorder and other health issues that often left him weak, and ultimately shortened his life.  Our hearts are heavy at the...

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From Despair to Hope

Karupaathaal did not have a great start in life. She has no memories of her childhood, and she was married in her early teens. Life felt cruel to her because she was never blessed with a child. She only had her husband to lean on throughout her life, until he passed away.  Since then, she has been...

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Sisters In Need of Hope

Panjaliammal and Chinnaponu are two elderly sisters living in India.  They both grew up in dire poverty.  Their parents barely earned enough to feed the family, so as soon as the sisters were old enough, their parents got them married, and they moved to different areas in India with their...

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Heroic Hemalatha

Hemalatha of Velur, India, is a widow and mother of two children. When Hemalatha married Sugumar, she was barely 22 years of age.  Her husband was working as a daily wager in an industrial motor manufacturing company. After six months of marriage, her husband became ill.  When she took him to the...

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