Shakti — Part 2: A mother’s vision for the future.

“Are you doing this work because you have a child with a disability?”,

Why would you do something like this?

Why would you fund this work out of your own pocket?

Why would you spend your time and resources on helping our kids?

What’s in it for you?

“Why are there so few people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities in the workforce?”.

“creating enriching and engaging work experiences to fuel the financial prosperity and wellbeing of people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities.”

Shakti — It is identified as female energy because shakti is responsible for creation, as mothers are responsible for birth.

“Dove(as he fondly calls me), You should keep the internship going”.

Rohan is smiling. He is wearing glasses and a blue and white striped shirt.
Rohan, the young man who started it all!
Dashiell, Roan, Madison, Laith, Rohan and Gayatri holding framed portraits of themselves.
The Dream Team on the last day of their summer internship
Gayatri hugging her daughter, Riya and Son, Rohan.
Gayatri with her daughter, Riya and son, Rohan.

I cannot take compensation for what you and your organization is doing. Your compensation is the hope you bring for my son and our family. Hope that he can someday live a life on his own, and it be what he truly wants: just another normal person in the world.

“You have to scale this idea before someone steals it”.

‘here comes the sun, here comes the sun, and I say, it’s alright!’

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