16 to 20
This is Thamizmselvan. He is 17 years old and he has severe hemophilia B. He also has a seizure disorder. He is in 12th grade. He preparing to take his 12th standard public exam with assistance. He wants to continue his studies. This year has been difficult due to the coronavirus pandemic. His classes have been online. Thamizmselvan has had several bleeding episodes in his muscles and joints.
Thamizmselvan lives with his parents. His father works as a carpenter to support the family but he has had no work for nine months. They live in a village in a one-bedroom home. Their home has basic amenities, electricity, running water, and an indoor kitchen. The bathroom is outdoors.
Thamizmselvan's sponsorship was recently discontinued. He is in need of a new sponsor. Sponsorship funds help with medical and living expenses.