Sindhu had exhausted her power of endurance and decided to terminate her life and the life of her 3 children 7,5 & 3 years of age. Her drunkard husband had another wife. Sindhu was starved and was tortured by her husband for many years. Then, she poisoned ice cream and gave to the children and had herself. All of the lay fainted in front of her husbands 2nd wife. Neighbours brought them to the medical college hospital and went away. Requested by the medical college superintendent, Santhwanam staff went to the hospital to care for them. After few days, all got well and were discharged and had no where to go. Santhwanam welcomed them, gave counselling and empowered her. With the generous help of benefactors, they are settled in their own home.