Transitional House: Providing a refuge for addicts, deportees and others

Two years ago 54-year-old Lata Inderdeo witnessed the brutal murder of her only daughter, a tragedy that not only left her emotionally scarred for life but with physical scars as well, since the man who snuffed out her daughter’s life also severely chopped both her arms.

At the time the mother of two was living with her daughter, son-in-law and their two children, and that March 27, 2010 attack, which saw her son-in-law killing her daughter and injuring her, resulted in her being without a roof over her head.
While she was grieving for her daughter, Liloutie ‘Pinky’ Seeram, 31, Inderdeo also had to cope with  moving from one relative to another in order to find a place to rest her head. Her sojourns with relatives became even more difficult as she is unable to use her arms which were chopped by her son-in-law and she was seen as a burden.

So one day even as she was haunted by the knowledge  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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