Aswathy came to the home because of lack of care and support. Her mother died when she was 9 months old, and although for a time she was raised by her grandmother, she is now being taken care of by the home leaders. Aswathy is the best student in her class at school, and she is especially skilled in the cultural activities. She was selected to be on the school’s national cadet team, and she has the best performance. She was also one of few selected for IT class. She dreams of becoming a doctor, and through the love and care she receives at the home, there is no reason she won’t succeed.
Axa is a talkative, friendly, and sincere young girl. Her father was an alcoholic and abandoned the family. Axa is now in school and is very competitive. She always wants to be first, but she is also famous for her special smile. Axa is always found to be happy and eager to learn new things. She is full of questions and curiosity. Axa is able to receive love and support at the home. She is surrounded by people who love her and will always be there for her.
Linju has been through a lot of struggles and tragedy. Her father is an alcoholic and was not a safe man to live around. Her childhood was bitter, and her mother always hoped that he would change. Recently, Linju’s mother decided to leave. She found a family to stay with and requested that Linju be able to live at the children’s home. Linju is now in a safe environment and is receiving care and education. There is support and hope for Linju here.
V. Pandian’s father died and his mother is working as a laborer. She is very poor and cannot adequately care for Pandian. Due to this poverty, it was arranged for him to come and live in the Joy’s Children Home. Here Pandian receives love and care, his needs are met, he receives an education, and perhaps most importantly, he hears about Jesus. Pandian’s favorite subject in school is Science. He enjoys singing and playing games. His dream is to become a doctor.