It was the school annual gathering. When the Class 6 student recited Multiplication Table 1-40 on the podium in front of a packed audience, it was so quiet one could hear a pin drop. But what followed was something the small boy couldn’t understand – thunderous applause followed him while he slowly walked to his seat!
The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s (TLMTI) Children Unite for Action (CUFA) project conducted a training workshop for children affected by leprosy supported by the project with education scholarship, in New Delhi, on November 29-30, to mould them into leaders.
A total of 33 children and 10 community volunteers from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and West Bengal took part in the workshop.