Little Mokaroma studies in Kindergarten at JAAGO Foundation Teknaf School. A few months ago she was diagnosed with life threatening disease Thalassemia, a disease that requires frequent blood transfusions. It became difficult for Mokaroma’s family to continue her treatment. Being a single parent, her mother could not manage blood transfusions each month due to the financial constraints and the rare blood group of Mokaroma (O negative). After a relentless struggle to find a Blood donor during this lockdown, our Project Officer from Teknaf School finally managed a donor for the little girl. Furthemore, the JAAGO Foundation is bearing her monthly medical expenditure so that Mokaroma can continue with her treatment.
Hailing from a small village in the Jhenaidah district, Mst. Anika Tabassum was one of the few girls from her