Shanthi is a gift to her people. A gift of hope and joy.
Shanthi is one of the unsung heroines of 2020.
She is a nurse on the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic in India where there have been more than 6.5 million infections and 100,000 deaths.
Her childhood was far from easy. She had little access to education and lived in grinding poverty.
One of Jesuit Missions’ partners, Loyola Integrated Tribal Development Society, spotted Shanthi’s desire to learn.
Now she is a qualified nurse and works in a Catholic hospital close to her home.
Shanthi is one of the hundreds of key workers Jesuit Missions supports in 25 countries around the world. Please make Shanthi’s gift your gift this Christmas.