“I will travel the world”

“I will travel the world”

Laxman Haibathi came to El Shaddai homes in 2003 at a very young age, with two of his siblings. They had lost their mother and the father was a migrant who moved from site to site in search of jobs. Laxman and the brothers did not have any place to go and the paternal...
“Now my small family can live happily together”

“Now my small family can live happily together”

One morning, as I was passing by the El Shaddai shelter, I entered and asked if they had a vacancy. I was offered a job as a Support Staff in the Shanti Niketan School. At the time, my two children were at home and were not attending any school. I was encouraged by...
Anita: Pure Innocence

Anita: Pure Innocence

Eight-year-old Anita lives in House of Norma. She has been with us since 4th June 2012. Anita has two elder sisters and a younger brother who suffers from a medical condition in which he needs a blood transfusion every month. The father works as a labourer while the...
Adithya: Loving at 11

Adithya: Loving at 11

Adithya a cheery-faced lad and lives in the Verna House. He’s 11 years old and has been with us since 17th February 2014. But it has not always been this way for Adithya. His parents migrated to Goa with the family, in search of work. They are a family of five...