Neelambari is pursuing her  2nd year B.A ( History) at a leading college in Tiruchirappalli, with an ultimate aim of becoming a Lawyer and work for the rights of needy and downtrodden. Her path to college was full of struggles. Born and brought up in Kajapettai slum of the city, she could not have thought of pursuing education and come up in life. But the life change for her happened at a very early age, when she was admitted at Children Development Centre of PAT at Kajapettai in the year 2002 by her parents. The care and education received by her from the centre become the base for the future, she claims that the centre nurtured her life skills and reposed her faith to live a dignified life despite all odds.She runs out of words to explain her feeling of worthiness, when she sees a lot other from her neighbourhood bettered their life through the program.



Archana hails from Senthaneerpuram, an urban slum in the heart of the Tiruchirappalli city. Her parents were daily wages labour, who toil hard every day to ensure a square meal for the family.At an age of 3 in the year 1999, Archanawas enrolled with  CDP centre, Ramamoorthynagarby her parents to take care of her.She terms it as the best period in her life, where she learned about the basic life skill along with social behaviour, maintaining personal hygiene, environment cleanliness and others.The attitude and moral values sowed in the tender age had become the source of strength and a motivated Archana completed her B.Com degree from a leading college in Trichy and additionally learned English and Tamil typewriting. Now, she works as an instructor in a Typewriting institute at Kajapettai, Trichy and earns a decent salary to take care of her family.