Annual Family Income: 10,000 Indian Rupees
Brief family background: Prathibha's father's sudden demise in the year 2001 put the family in financial distress. Since his passing away, Prathibha's mother, Mrs. Geetha, has been solely responsible for raising her five young children. Mrs. Geetha, who has been deprived of an education herself, is currently working as a daily labor.
Prathibha has four sisters; Shobha, her elder sister, has discontinued her education after 10th grade; Pratibha, is in 11th grade; Suprabha, is in 7th grade; Shakuntala, is in 4th grade and Supreetha is studying in 1st grade.
SLF recognized Prathibha's need for external financial help to continue her education, and adopted her under the AFE (Adopt a Family for Education) program in 2003.