Jeevitha R

Jeevitha

MBBS - MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE - CHENNAI

PARTNER ORG -MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE

EXPECTED GRADUATION: TBD

Jeevitha, currently in Chennai, is in her 3rd year of MBBS in Madras Medical College and is doing her house surgency there. She will complete her MBBS in another 3 years.

She was born in Otthangarai Taluka and was brought up in the Nochipatti village. She studied up until 10th grade in her village and then until 12th in a private school.

She lives with her mom, dad, brother, and aunt. Her dad is a construction worker and her mom takes care of cows and does daily labor (kooli). They earn 600 rupees a day but only have available work for 15 days or so a month. Her brother has completed his BE and is now working in a mobile show room. He earns 10,000 rupees a month and sends 2000 rupees home per month. They have no other income.

Her family owns their home, and it takes 5 hours by train and then a bus ride to get to Chennai where her college is located.

Her favorite subject is ophthalmology. After finishing her MBBS, Jeevitha wants to practice medicine in her village, participate in Periyar community activities, and do her post graduate.

A few of the extracurriculars that she is interested in is kabadi, drumming, and dance.