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I had followed up on the emails, had an informal chat or two with those who wished to go further, and by May 2009 there were about 70 to 75 emediators(the term ‘Granny’ came a little later) lined up to connect with children in 10 locations in Hyderabad (then Andhra Pradesh now Telangana) plus in Shirgaon, Maharashtra.It was a group, yet not a community for their only point of contact were the specific labs they skyped into, and me.Sometimes it was a follow-up of a session to help understand the children’s reality; at other times to share ideas and possibilities of what else we could do. Evolved into a group with a ‘Core Team’ that helped with not just bringing on or ‘screening’ potential Grannies, but that supported them and the centres.
A public part where we share with the world what we are up to.
"Some people are very suspicious of our relationship, especially with the age gap.
They think he just wants to come and live in England.
They reach out with the hug or an embrace in the face of a bereavement or illness.
They even arrange to visit each other and sometimes centres on their own.
Whether it’s a cup of tea or a slice of cake or just a stroll down the lane, many of the Grannies go beyond the virtual as well whenever there is an opportunity. And through their online presence, open their doors, their homes, and their hearts to not just the children but the coordinators – sharing a joke, sharing the joy of achievements, and the sorrow of disappointments and the hope for change…