Inspiration: Tamil Nadu village gets toilets, thanks to a 16-year-old girl Jayalakshmi
TAMIL NADU: A village in Tamil Nadu got toilets to every home and the villagers expressing their thankfulness a teenage girl who is the reason for it. According to the sources, Jayalakshmi, a 16-year-old class 12 studying girl resident of Adhanakottai village of Tamil Nadu won an online competition and got an opportunity to visit NASA facility in the USA. Various sectored people came forward to help her to visit NASA. The girl is only one who earns in the house includes a mentally disabled mother and a younger brother.
When a Non-Government-Organisation(NGO) Gramalaya approached her to help her to visit the USA, she requested to build toilets in the village. The organisation constructed toilets for 125 families. She said the villagers had to walk miles towards a forest for defecation. Her trip to the USA has been postponed to the next year due to the pandemic.