Pooja has suffered severe head injuries and needs to be closely monitored for some time
Her mother just had surgery, and now Pooja is fighting for her life
The doctors are struggling to keep the swelling in her brain in control. Provided she gets the right medical attention, she will be all right in 4-5 months. However, her family is struggling to continue paying for her expensive treatment for the next few weeks.
Pooja has wanted to be an aerospace engineer all her life
This year was an especially important year for her. She was in class 10. If she did well now, she could go to a good college and get a shot at a good engineering college. She woke up at 5 a.m. every morning to study to the surprise of her uncle's family.
Pooja's family needs your help saving herPooja comes from an agricultural family in a small village near Chintamani. When the rain doesn't fail the entire family makes Rs 2 lakhs a year. It is not much, but the family manages to get by in their village. With the bills mounting for Pooja's treatment – they are at their wits' end.
Pooja's father who only escaped with a fracture and wishes that he had been harmed instead of his daughter. Pooja's mother is still recovering and is unable to visit her. Her uncle and cousins are the ones who are with Pooja in the hospital – waiting for her to wake up.
Pooja before she got injured
Till now, they have only managed to pay Rs 6 lakhs towards Pooja's treatment. They need another 14 lakhs to make sure Pooja gets all the medical attention she needs till she is discharged.