DOB: January 15, 1999
Date of Arrival at Mercy Mission: May 2003
Aruna’s father and mother sold her to a couple without children in the village. She lived with her adoptive family in the village prior to going to Mercy Mission. Later her adoptive father died, leaving Aruna with her adoptive mother, who later developed heart problems and abandoned her. Aruna is a sweet girl with a smile on her face most of the time. She suffered a lot in the hands of her adoptive parents, but she is doing well in her studies and life at the Mercy Home. Aruna is active in all extracurricular activities, and she loves dancing and spending time with her friends. Aruna’s favorite subject is math, and she wants to be a doctor. Her favorite color is yellow, her favorite food is yellow rice, and her favorite pastime is playing games.