BRINGING SMILES BACK
Tashi Angmo is a single woman and lives in a small congested lane of Mesuk Chulung in Leh. She makes her living by stitching traditional Ladakhi gomchas in a nearby tailoring unit. Life was difficult, but a sponsorship for her nineyear- old daughter’s education by a trust was was a welcome relief .
But nature had other ideas. During the floods of 2010, her house was washed away. The waters took away all her belongings and Tashi did not receive any compensation. After spending a few days in relief camps, she and her daughter shifted to a rented house to escape the severity of winter. It was a struggle to make ends meet, but she was determined to fight on. Her prayers for help were answered when SEEDS India, with the support it received from CTF, reached
out to help her and build a structure that could house their dreams. Currently managing from a makeshift accommodation, mother and daughter are eagerly waiting for an allweather roof over their heads. Tashi’s daughter Rigzin is in Class II and shows a willingness to study well and be of support to her mother.
They are extremely grateful to all those who are involved in making this happen. CTF hopes all the dreams of mother and daughter come true.
TASHI ANGMO WITH DAUGHTER IN FRONTOFTHEIR NEWHOUSE