Kerala: Physical impairment of forty-years-old Swapna Augustine has never been an impediment in achieving her dreams. Swapna was born with no arms. However, this resident of Ernakulam stands out with her phenomenal achievements. Even as a child, she had made a habit of performing all tasks by herself. Swapna has since then cultivated unimaginable talents, including painting and drawing with her feet.
Her talent for art was discovered when she was still a schoolgirl. Her parents and teachers encouraged her to to pursue her dreams.
Actively involved in social activities, Swapna frequently exhibits her work among students and interacts with them. Her paintings have also been published in many students’ newsletters and youth magazines who she continues to inspire.