Ghandi Sooriyakumar, trustee for ASNet London

Ghandi was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis 30 years ago, leading to her suffering from a frozen elbow. She has worked as an accountant in the London area for various charities, in the services sector and at Somerset House.

Like many of the group, she has been receiving treatment at King George Hospital in Goodmayes, Essex. She has three children, two grandchildren and lives in Newbury Park.