Lakshmi Mariyappa is from Bangalore, India. She was born on April 19, 2006 and is currently in 6th grade. Lakshmi loves to play football and study the Kannada language. Her favorite food is spicy tamarind rice.
Lakshmi has one brother, and their parents are day laborers who struggle to make ends meet. They sent Lakshmi to a children’s home so that she could attend school in the hopes of breaking the cycle of poverty. Can you help Lakshmi?