A petite girl, 15-year-old Sakshi joined the Madhu & Rajkumar Nigam AIM for Chatralayam for Girls, Kusumbhi, Uttar Pradesh, last year. She hails from Bhulanpur village in Lakhmimpur district in Uttar Pradesh. “At home, I was not able to study much as I got involved in lot of household chores,” she says.
Recently, Sakshi attended the All-India Meet organised by AIM for Seva in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. “This has been a very memorable trip. I have made friends from Madhya Pradesh and Kerala,” she says. Sakshi is studying at Saraswati Shishu Vidyalaya.
Sakshi’s father is a farmer and her elder brother, who is a graduate, helps his father in farming. She also has a little sister who is five years old. Sakshi wants to be a teacher when she grows up.