Children waiting for sponsors

Asmita is 11 years old.  She is from a marginalized family.  Her father left and took his son, leaving Asmita with her mother.  Her mother realises she has mistakes in her life and wants to give her daughter a good education that will help her to make good decisions in the future.



Niraj is 7 years old.  His parents are both disabled by leprosy.  There are 4 children in the family and Niraj is in nursery class.  They do not earn enough to maintain food, clothing and education for their children. They really desire to be able to give them a better future with good education.



Salma is 10 years old.  Her father is deceased and her mother went to Kuwait to earn some money.  She lives with older sisters and really needs support to continue her education.




Pujan is 10 years old.  Her father, who was an alcoholic, died some years ago.  Her mother works as a housekeeper.  Her older sister lives with an uncle as her mother could not afford to look after and pay for education for both of her children.  Her mother is struggling with her life as she is uneducated herself.


Apekcha is 6 years old and belongs to a low caste.  Her father does not work and the family have been forced to move in with grandparents.  They cannot afford to pay for her education.




Prasansha is 6 years old.  Her father died and her mother can only do seasonal work.  They live in a temporary tin shelter.  Prasansha does go to school when she can but it is very difficult for her mother to pay for her education.

ID 300



Manju is 14 year old.  Both her parents are affected by leprosy and their hands are disabled.  Their opportunities for work are limited and they have 3 children who are all in education, but they find it very hard to support them all.

ID 301


Bijay is 12 years old.  His father is disabled.  There are 4 children in the family.  His parents have a small shop, but it is a struggle to earn enough to pay for education


ID 302



To sponsor a child just note the child’s ID and complete the Lydia Children’s Fund Sponsor Form.