16 to 20
This is Bikash. He is 17 years old and he has severe hemophilia A. He is in the 11th grade and he was making good progress in school. He enjoys school, especially art. This past year his school was closed do to Covid-19.
Bikash lives with his parents, younger sister, and his aunt and uncle. All six people live in a two-room house. His father is a laborer on a farm.
Bikash has had several bleeding episodes in the past year that required treatment at his local treatment center. He had bleeds in his wrist and waist. When he has to go to the hospital, he travels about 150 kilometers by bus.
Your sponsorship funds will support Bikash’s education and medical care.