Release of ‘Childhood Dreams’ by Mr Sarathbabu Elumalai
As a part of Children’s Day celebrations at Hand in Hand India, Mr Sarathbabu Elumalai, Founder and CEO, FoodKing, released “Childhood Dreams”, a book showcasing 100 success stories of transformation of children brought back to school by Hand in Hand India’s child labour elimination programme. Dr Kalpana Sankar, Managing Trustee, Hand in Hand India, Dr N Jeyaseelan, Group CEO, Hand in Hand India, Mr Sandip Mookerjee, President, Hand in Hand India, Mr K Thiyagarajan, Vice President, Mr N Krishnan, COO, Mr E Swaminathan, General Manager, Child Labour Elimination Programme, Hand in Hand India, Mr Prem Anand, DGM, Child Labour Elimination Programme, Ms T S Padma, DGM participated.
Mr Sarathbabu vividly recollected his story of hard-work, determination, passion and commitment to the children present in the audience. The audience was left in awe by the sacrifices he has made for education and success. Prof. Arun Kumar’s speech on value of education followed. Two students who have passed out from our child labour elimination and education programme shared their experience at the school and what they are doing since completion!