So­care work with kids in­spires

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The ar­ti­cle about the char­ity help­ing In­dia’s prison or­phans was re­ally in­spir­ing (‘Rais­ing In­dia’s prison or­phans’, June 7).

The chil­dren of the pris­on­ers re­ally are the in­vis­i­ble vic­tims of the crimes com­mit­ted by their par­ents. I could clearly feel the men­tal trauma of the chil­dren from the ar­ti­cle.

Big sa­lute to the phi­lan­thropists late Venkataraghavachari Mani, and also his wife Saroja and daugh­ter Su­mathi, for their work to help th­ese chil­dren by giv­ing them food, shel­ter, ed­u­ca­tion and love. JALAJA RAV­IS­HANKAR, SHAR­JAH It was so heart-warm­ing to read about the ef­forts of So­ci­ety’s Care for the In­di­gent (So­care) to help prison or­phans.

No child in this world is born to suf­fer the stigma of crim­i­nal­ity, but cir­cum­stances have led them to be in this sit­u­a­tion.

Or­gan­i­sa­tions like So­care play a big role in im­prov­ing the pa­thetic con­di­tions of th­ese in­no­cent vic­tims.

We feel so small in front of great peo­ple, like Venkataraghavachari, who have ded­i­cated their lives to im­prov­ing the lot of the down­trod­den. I hope his work proves

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