Melvin (12 years old) lives with his mother Flor (36 years old), a housewife, and his father Horacio (47 years old), a farmer. The family lives in the San Roque Agrarian Community, Caballo Blanco Village, Retalhuleu.
Melvin is currently in 5th grade, his favorite colors are red and white. He enjoys playing with cars, playing soccer and coloring books. Melvin and his family also have a pet dog named Miquisi.
The cause of Melvin’s diagnosis has not been determined. He is currently receiving peritoneal dialysis at home, where he has a peritoneal dialysis room with the necessary equipment to perform this process under the best possible conditions.
Melvin’s family will save time and resources since they will not have to travel to Guatemala City to receive his treatment.