Purnima is from the city of Kathmandu, Nepal. She is a bright student who loves to study. She is one of the best students in her class. Her father has not been able to work because he suffers from severe back pain. Her mother used to work as an assistant in an office, but she left that job to do labor work to try and bring home more income for her family. Her family is native to Kathmandu and they have lived there for many generations. Unfortunately, they used to belong to bonded labor many years ago, and as a result of that history they still don’t have any property of their own, such as a house or land. After the devastating earthquake, their situation became even worse. The income their mother brings home is not nearly enough to provide for their daily needs, and they struggle to get by every day. Purnima is in desperate need of your help. Your generosity will help this young girl continue her education toward a brighter future.