Poongodi was born on the 4th of April 1998, she arrived at Bethany Home in 2008. She has a yonger brother who still lives with her mother. Her mother has been a widow since 2005 and works as a servant in a very remote, poor village. Poongodi joined Bethany Home as to be given the best chances to have a good education and childhood.

Poongodi is a sweet-natured girl whose cheeky personality amuses the other children at the Home. She loves to make people laugh.