It doesn’t take much time for fortunes to change

Meet Akash Rambhau Devlkar, a 22-year-old young man from Nandgaon, in Wardha district of Maharashtra.

Akash’s father was affected by leprosy and because of delayed diagnosis of the disease, he had a deformity. Because of the deformity, he could not work, and this has put the family’s day-to-day living in jeopardy. Akash wanted to make something of his life and give a good life to his parents.

When graduation caps danced in the air

March 23 was a day of celebration for the 120 students of The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s Nashik Vocational Training Centre (VTC), in Maharashtra, who graduated in 2018 in various vocational courses.