Vanitha’s Story (from Rev’s Lent in a Tent Blog – see ICMC website)
She’s at the orphanage to work because her husband is violent towards her. She looks after a group of young children, and her own two boys are housed in the boys’ hostel. The terrible truth of the matter is that Vanitha is doing this because the last lady, Vesenthi, is no longer at the orphanage. She’s no longer in this world. Her husband, also violent, burnt her to death with kerosene and killed himself in the process. I met Vasenthi’s newly orphaned son on my last visit….