10-year-old amputee from Udupi in Karnataka makes masks for SSLC students


A determined Sindhuri, with a sewing machine, sewing masks

Udupi, Karnataka:

A 10-year-old girl from Karnataka inspired many acts of courage and compassion in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Sindhuri, a class 6 student from Udupi district, was born without a hand, but that did not stop her from sewing masks to distribute to schoolchildren.

“It was the target of the scout and guide wings of the school to distribute a lakh mask to SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) students. I sewed 15 masks. At first, I was reluctant to sew a hand but my mother supported me, “Sndhuri told the ANI news agency, beaming with pride.

The masks were distributed to class 12 students who were taking exams this morning, according to the ANI report.

Masks are compulsory for everyone as a precaution against COVID-19.

Sindhuri is described by her teachers as a passionate student and a fast learner. She is part of the scout and guide group of her school, Mount Rosary English Medium.

The pandemic and the foreclosure brought out the best in many young people across the country. They support the local community in a unique way. Some have pledged to make masks at home while many others have donated their savings for the coronavirus.

In April, a 17-year-old boy with different abilities, suffering from a fatal disease, donated 2 lakh rupees which he received as a prize for having won two national awards to the PM-CARES fund for help in the fight against COVIDs. -19. Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati is the youngest patent holder in India with seven inventions including three patents in his name.

Earlier this week, a Delhi student designed and manufactured face shields using 3D printers at home. Zareb Vardhan, a class 10 student, transformed his office into a production room for face masks. On Monday, he handed over 100 face shields to the Delhi Police Commissioner, SN Shrivastav.


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