Jibin Joseph is a severe autistic baby with cerebral palsy by birth. He has no sense of hearing and is unable to speak. He walks a little. He cannot feed himself. He is studying in Adarsh Rehabilitation Centre, Tripunithura, Ernakulam – A Special school for the habilitation of children with Cerebral Palsy. His mother takes him to the school everyday. They rely on public transport to commute to the school. Also, the mother has to be with him throughout the school time. He is on medication for the last few years. Every month he is taken to a hospital for medical checkup.
His Father is a Salesman in an Optical shop nearby and mother is a housewife. His father cannot afford school and medical expenses for Jibin from his Salary. Yearly fee in the Special school is Rs 13,750. School uniform, Bus fare, Books & sensory kit will cost another Rs 8,900. Yearly Medical expenses will be approximately another Rs 10,000.