Anirudh came to SOS India at the age of six. He was brought to SOS Bhimtal in 1991 and was placed in House No. 1 under the care of SOS Mother, Tulsi Parihar. He was always a focused child and was looked up to by other children in the village. He attended the Hermann Gmeiner School in Bhimtal and performed consistently well in academics. In High School, Anirudh secured a CGPA of 9.4 and 77% in class XII.

Anirudh was always an ambitious child in school. After his schooling, he opted for B.Tech in Computer Science and completed it with flying colours; he secured an overall percentage of 71%. Besides performing well in academics, young Anirudh was always active in extracurricular activities as well. He was inclined towards sports and loved playing football; he was also part of the college football team. He is a focused boy who works hard to make the best of his future. Today, he is 24 years old and leads an independent life.

After when Anirudh was done with his B. Tech, he was selected by one of the campus recruiters in his college soon. He now works at a leading software company Appirio and works as an Associate Consultant Trainee; his salary package per annum is 4 Lacs. He loves his job and has adjusted well with the new people and environment. His plan is to grow along with the organization and he is very excited about this new phase of his life. He currently lives in Jaipur and stays in a rented accommodation. In a conversation with Anirudh he says,

“Everyone in my college does not get campus placement and I was afraid whether I will get one or not. But with the grace of God and hard work, I was campus placed from my college. SOS Bhimtal always motivated me and praised me for my efforts and that is the reason of such good results. I hope that I do better in future and promise to always strive hard towards success”, says Anirudh.

Ms. Tulsi Parihar, SOS mother of Anirudh Parihar has always been very supportive of all his plans and initiatives. In a conversation with Ms. Parihar, she told us how proud she feels to be his mother. She adds,

“The festival of light ‘Diwali’ brought more color and light last year in my life after getting a beautiful gift (Saari) by my working child Anirudh. I am very happy to be his mother and for good long lasting bonding with him. He made me and everyone very proud for getting campus placement immediately after B. Tech. My blessings are always with him.”

Stories of Children