Jayalakshmi is one of five siblings born to dedicated farmers. She grew up helping her parents’ flourishing farm, but as she grew older she wanted to find work of her own. She worked at a spinning mill for seven years before becoming a tailor. Today she enjoys her work as a tailor and lives with her husband and two children.
HOW DO YOUR FRIENDS DESCRIBE YOU?
They say I am very flexible – I can adapt to any situation.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO WHEN YOU ARE NOT AT WORK?
I like to return to my parent’s farm and visit the cows.
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM FOR YOUR CHILDREN?
I want them to be educated and live happy lives.