Her leg pains will worsen. I asked her yesterday why she had gone walking to a place 6km away for work the day b efore and she cheerfully told me, "There is need for money, isn't it ?". I asked why, and she said for the 'seetu' (SHG - the women's savings groups payment due the next day.). For people living on the brink - with so assets or savings to fall back on, life's like that. And there is only this much we can do for a specific family within a community ... witholut disreupting community equations.
There is a cycle where poverty can feed into poverty ... and it need a firm handhold to help them step out of that. A very firm, very committed and very well thoughtout of grip.