Starting today, I will feature one woman who touches peoples lives. These are women who work hard to earn their living, whether its selling their craft, dancing on the streets to eke out a living, sweeping the roads or working as domestic help. There are hundreds and thousands of such women in India, who go unsung, unnoticed and may times un-cared for too. The next time you see a woman toiling on the streets, cleaning your home or working in the fields, give her a big smile and see how she reciprocates!

Jyoti, Gujarat
There she sat, among the black and white applique and embroidery pieces of work. But her life full of grey. Her youngest son Kishan, is a special child. She works on her craft and teaches him how to full up the cushion covers by stuffing them with newspaper. And he delights in showing his mother’s work to prospective customers

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