Breaking the barriers, living life to the fullest

Stories of differently-abled persons breaking barriers living life to the fullest is like a breath of fresh air. They rise above the odds and societal mindsets to make their mark.
One such person is Kumari Chouhan from Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh, a girl with a left-leg disability. Her father, Gouri Shankar Chouhan is a daily wage labourer and it was beyond his means to take care of the needs of his wife and four children.

Efforts to empower women, initiatives to promote sustainable livelihood

The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s PARTI project (Partnerships, Advocacy, Research and Training towards Inclusion), has successfully completed a 3-month training course in cutting and tailoring for women affected by leprosy/with disabilities, in Alambadi, in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu.