Aarti Home began with a single child in 1992. A three year old girl’s mother was killed by her father and she was abandoned in the streets of Kadapa, India. Instead of deserting her,...

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The Force Behind Aarti Home


Ms.Sandhya Puchalapalli is the force that drives AARTI HOME. Mrs. Sandhya’s love and passion towards woman empowerment is unmatched. She has a soft voice and a big heart. Behind this soft exterior lies a steely woman who fights for the abandoned girl’s rights.

She graduated from Global Women Leadership Network in 2008 and received the Leader of Impact award in 2012. Her interviews have been published on BBC and Channel News Asia.

We at La Venya are honored to have known her and we firmly believe that India needs more such inspiring personalities.

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