Esther weaving for a living
Esther is from Bethany Leprosy Colony in S. India, affected by leprosy long ago, she has been treated and is cured but the sign of her having had the diseases are in her bent fingers. For years she worked as the assistant in the colony clinic. Here she is weaving one of the wonderful Bethany bags available in MESH. Esther's husband, MohanRao died suddenly a few years ago and she now depends upon her own income and that of her only son.