Kumar: (Name changed)

The child was admitted at Gracious Home on 12-06-2007 referred by Sumaithangi Project which is an unit of Gracious Home working for the HIV patients at Thirupathur. The father of the child who was infected by AIDS was expired in the year 2006 and the mother who is also a positive patient cannot work hard and due to this she was unable to bring up her two children. At that time she was found by the staffs of Sumaithangi during their field work. She sought help from the staffs to admit any one of her children in a hostel who could provide them a good education. Hence they referred the mother to Gracious Home to meet Dr.Roseline, Founder and Managing Trustee of Gracious Home. Gracious Home found the mother who came out for help ought to have some kind of assistance. Hence the child was taken for admission at Gracious Home.

The boy has completed 12th std at ICI Matriculation School, Anna Nagar, Chennai and got admission in Diploma in Radiotherapy at Ramachandra Hospital which is for two years. He successfully completed the course and also been placed in a job. Now he is confident to take care of his mother and his sister as well.