January 21, 2008
Alex lives with his parents and his brother in a two-room bamboo hut with mud floors and a metal roof, in Guwahati, India. He is in grade three at Blue PIne English School and his best subject is Social Studies. His favourite activities are reading stories and playing football with his friends. Alex suffers from tuberculosis. At home, he helps by collecting and carrying water for his family. At the Assam Sponsor Site, sponsorship provides children with specialized educational support, proper nutrition, medical care, and rehabilitative services.