April 7, 2009
Rajeesh lives with his parents, one brother and one sister, in a one-room brick house in Wyanad, India. He is in grade three at Naikketty Government School and his best subject is Science. His favourite activities are drawing pictures, singing songs, and playing games with his friends. Rajeesh thinks he would like to become a police officer someday. His parents are daily-wage labourers, struggling to provide the basic needs of their family. At the Bangalore Sponsor Site, sponsorship provides children with educational, medical, and nutritional support. The Good Shepherd Sisters work with street children and children living in urban slums to meet their basic needs and to help them be reintegrated into the community.