Dreaming big, working hard

RJ Usha speaks with Saranya, the daughter of a waste picker.

Saranya is a 2nd year student of Electronics and Communication Engineering in a college in Hosur, who dreams of becoming an IAS officer.

Originally from Tiruvanamallai, Tamil Nadu, Saranya’s parents separated a few years ago. Saranya, her younger sister and her mother stay in her maternal grandparents home. Saranya’s mother Santhi works as a housekeeper in Hasirudala Innovations earning Rs. 5000 per month. Saranya’s education (including college and hostel fees) is currently being sponsored by well wishers including one of her school teachers. Her younger sister has just written her 10th standard exams.

Saranya talks about her friends and her school and college life. Listen to her interview with RJ Usha on Radio Active CR 90.4 MHz.


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Radio Active 90.4MHz is a community radio that serves as a platform for marginalised communities in Bengaluru.