Arul was abandoned at Thiagarayar Nagar bus stand, Chennai. His family had packed a bag containing his clothes, which they left behind along with him. He has cerebral palsy and severe intellectual disability. He was completely bedridden, incoherent, and unable to use his hands.Working the program, he is now partially dependant. He can crawl, indicate his needs, feed himself, and speak clearly. He can recite 5 Thirukurals and is making good progress.