Lissy D Silva was like any other woman until she joined Kudumbashree. Hailing from Fort Kochi, she had studied upto twelfth standard only. And now she had transcended boundaries through Kudumbashree Mission. It is through EST&P ( Employment through Skills Training & Placement of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NULM) that Lissy's life had changed. She had undergone the orientation programme organised in the west CDS of Kochi Corporation. She had an ardent desire to get employed and earn a livelihood of her own. And later she was enrolled in the NULM housekeeping batch 1 of Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Ernakulam after aptitude test and counselling. Under the guidance of veteran trainers of Rajagiri, she was able to discover her true potential and hidden talents. From there, she learned the lessons of housekeeping, soft skills, IT skills and English. A grooming session was also arranged alongwith.
After the successful completion of the course, Lissy was given placement in ABAD group by Rajagiri. She worked in the housekeeping section of ABAD for almost an year. Later she was recruited to their overseas school in Dubai. Presently, she is working as a housekeeping supervisor in 'The Bloomington Academy', Ajman, Dubai with a salary of Rs 25,000 per month.Her story can be considered as one of the best epitomes of Kudumbashree Mission's interventions.