A boy smiling for the camera.


Aryan’s smile lights up the room as he plays with his friends at Karuna House, but it wasn’t that long ago that he didn’t have much to smile about. His mother deals with untreated schizophrenia and his father is an alcoholic that is not capable of taking care of his children.

“In my family, there was a lot of fighting,” Aryan explains. That led to him and his sister Kiran coming to live at the Tabitha’s Heart children’s home, Karuna House, three years ago. “I like living here because there is good food, good clothes, good friends, shelter and auntie (Rachel).”

Aryan is very intelligent and loves memorizing interesting facts about the world. He came first in his class last year at Karisma Academy and is loved by all his teachers. He’s very excited to be learning how to play the guitar and enjoys swimming lessons.

One of the best things about Aryan, though, has to be his smile. When asked why he smiles even when bad things are happening, he said, “I decided once I should always smile no matter what happens in life. So now I smile every day.” And with that convincing smile, we know he’ll go far; possibly even to the ends of the earth as he wants to be a pilot when he grows up.

Thanks to your support of Tabitha’s Heart, he now has a chance to be whatever he wants to be.

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