Education & Children
Sindhutai Sapkal is a mother to over a 1000 orphaned children in Pune. Married off at the age of 10 to an abusive husband, Sindhubai and her young daughter were left to fend for themselves. Sindhutai found her life's calling in taking care of abandoned children of Adivasis. She runs 5 ashrams across Pune and Wardha districts. The children are not given up for adoption. Today they are doctors, engineers and teachers.