Our children make us proud!
Today she is in the second year of her higher nursing education. She does correspondence classes with on site written and practical exams at Maharsi Dayanand Institute of Nursing in Haryana. When she graduates next year she will be able to work as a GNM- General Nurse and Midwife under much better conditions while continuing on to earn her BSN…
Today this determined young lady is a psychologist with a Master’s degree from Chikka Muniyappa Reddy University in Bangalore.She came second in her class of 48. She has a good job helping many children who suffer and provides nicely for her tired mother and herself..
Today, he has a better job with much better prospects. And… he is only months away from realizing his dream of many years. He will be graduating from Punjab School of Nursing as a GNM , to continue on to earn BSN…… And with the help of his new employer and his determination he is only steps away to start a palliative care center for children…
His father is a daily wage earner, mother takes care of his 4 younger siblings,older brother went to university and now works as a tutor and provides for the whole family. Father did come to Delhi eventually….
Good news of Non cancer diagnosis comes with its own burden. Diminished financial help for treatment, for education, for transportation….
V still cannot eat properly due to a plate on his palate. He lost vision in the left eye and has failure to thrive. No matter what he is determined to attain his goal of speaking good English and becoming a doctor.
He found a school a few hours from his hometown. We helped him with tuition and hostel. Despite multiple hospital visits to Delhi he managed to kept up… His English did not improve at all, he had no support from administration and children were unkind.
Today at the age of 15 he is going to 5th grade in Kalimpong and is living in the Jamgon Kongtrul Memorial Home. He loves the home, the old people, the children…He appreciates the love and support and all the kindness. He is doing very well at the school and is writing thank you notes and talking on the phone in English.. He is using one phrase he never used before over and over : “I am happy”.
He still has a pending major surgery to remove the tumor, he will always be blind in the left eye and he still has the solid determination to become a doctor…
Today he is a graduate of Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences at D.Y Patil Vidya Peeth – Deemed –University. He was 2nd rank in the graduaduating class of 40. He is working in the outpatient clinic and also teaching at the reputed L.V Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad where he interned.