Ten-year-old Deepak lives in Nepal and has a double fracture in his arm from falling over and landing heavily on his hands. He is experiencing constant pain and he can’t move his swollen hand. Because of his injury he can’t go to school. Deepak enjoys studying, he is in class 6 and loves English.
Deepak lives with his parents and five siblings. They have a very small plot of land, which just about feeds the family for four months a year. To earn enough to support the family, Deepak’s father goes to India to work and his mother works as a tailor, sewing clothes. Everyone works hard to make ends meet.
Deepak needs $205 for a proper cast on his arm to reduce his constant pain and ensure that his bones heal properly. As soon as the cast is on he can go back to school. However, the family can’t afford the treatment without going into debt. Let’s support them and get Deepak the care he needs for his broken arm!