A Life Meant for Learning
Pioneering Change Through Sponsorship
In 1950, she went to the USA to get her diploma in Social Service Administration from Denver University. After the training, she went to Geneva for a meeting with the International Union for Child Welfare, who were keen on starting a service for Indian children. Since at that time there was no free or compulsory education, many children of poor families were sent to work by their parents. A child sponsorship program would not just mean donation of funds, but identifying deserving children and supporting them through international donors providing the financial assistance for school fees, books, uniforms, and other such items.
Becoming ‘Ammi’ to a Thousand Children
A Legacy of Compassion
– Dr Zulie Nakhooda