Hemophilia Assoc. of the Philippines for Love and Science (PHML)
11 to 15
This is Mark. He is 15 years old and lives in the Philippines. He has mild hemophilia A. He is in the 9th grade and doing well in school. Mark’s favorite subject is math and he won an award. He was the at the top of his class in mathematics. Mark as missed 10 days of school in the past six months. When he grows up, he wants to become an engineer. In his free time, he is in a dance group and he likes to play the ukulele and sing.
Mark lives with his grandparents, older sister, and younger brother. His grandfather works as a messenger and makes about $180 a month. When Mark has a bleed, the closest hospital is about 20 miles away, and transportation costs about $10. Your sponsorship funds will help pay for hospital transportation, school supplies, and clothing so that Mark can pursue his dream to become an engineer.