Inspiring Indians - Dr. Sarojini Agarwal

Caregiver, companion, confidant and educator are just a few words to describe Dr. Sarojini Agarwal of Lucknow. Dr. Agarwal who lost her daughter in a tragic road accident was distraught and felt cheated by destiny for taking away her beloved. That is until she realized that she had indeed lost her daughter. But there were so many young girls in Lucknow in need of a mother, and that is exactly what she became to them.  With the support of her husband and family, Dr. Agarwal established Manisha Mandir as a home to orphaned girls and young women of Lucknow.  

Over the past 30 years, nearly 800 women have made Manisha Mandir their home till they learned to stand on their own feet and continue to do so even today. 

People like Dr. Agarwal are a testament to the good we all can do. Share this inspiring story with your loved ones.

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