Saalumarada Thimmaka
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100 Women 2016: How trees helped an infertile woman heal

A woman in a remote village in southern Indian suffered social stigma due to infertility so she decided to plant banyan trees to help her cope with her loss.

Saalumarada Thimmakka is now 105 years old and has won many awards for her work. This is her story for the BBC's 100 women season.

Filming and editing by K. Manish/Producing by Tulika Bhatnagar

  • 06 Dec 2016