Chippy, a resident of Nilgiri Dist., Tamilnadu is doing her third year BSc. Nursing from St.Joseph’s college of Nursing, Mysore, and is struggling to pay her college fee. Her father, Saji is working as a coolie and her mother is a homemaker. She has a younger sister studying in 12th and a young brother studying in 10th standard.
The total fee for the course is Rs.4 lakhs including books, hostel fees, stationary etc. Saji’s monthly income is Rs.2,500 and he is struggling to meet educational and daily expenses of his family. Chippy has always excelled in studies scoring 91% for her 10th standard board exams. They paid the fee for the first two years by taking loans from the bank and from well-wishers. But now, they need Rs.96,000 for the next two years to complete her degree. They approached MicroCharity for financial support.