Sri Lakshmi
ID DSP248

About Me
My name is Sri Lakshmi. I'm a 10-year-old.
Birthday

My birthday is
January 21, 2012.
Primary reason for rescue

At-risk of child marriage

1st language

Telugu

Chores at home

Fetching water, washing dishes, and doing laundry.

Grade

2nd grade

School year

2020-2021

Favorite school subject

Social Studies

Career goal

To be a teacher.

Favorite color

Yellow

Favorite activity

Jogging

Favorite movie

Fidaa (a Telugu romantic-comedy film).

My Story

Sri Lakshmi was born into a family that wanted only sons. As a girl, Sri Lakshmi was a disappointment to her father from birth. In line with cultural beliefs in the area, Sri Lakshmi’s father did not believe there was a reason to educate a young girl. 

Her father eventually pulled Sri Lakshmi out of school and she spent her days cleaning and learning to cook. Her parents ensured that they had the money for their son’s education while denying school to their daughter. Sri Lakshmi’s parents believed they have to find her a husband as soon as possible to rid themselves of herl

Your sponsorship allows Sri Lakshmi to go to school and live in a safe home where she is protected from neglect, child labor, and illegal child marriage. She is safe, has access to nutritious food and education, and most importantly, she is being told truth: she is loved, she is valuable, she is worthy!