Bali crosses his state border everyday to go to school
His motivation stems from wanting a better life for himself and his family. “I want to study well and get a good job so that we can stop being poor. My parents work so hard to send me and my brother to school. I need to do well for them,”
For over a year, Bali has been battling unbearable painBali suffers from Acute myeloid leukemia - a cancer of the white blood cells. His body produces blood with white-blood cells unable to fight any infections. This reduces the efficiency of the blood preventing it from performing any of its usual functions in the body.
Baliram's mother is a farmer and despairs of being able to save her son