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The Story of Rindhya - A Survivor

On the 2nd of May 2003 Radhika and Ravi welcomed their second child into this world in their hometown of Palakkad district situated in Kerala. The newborn girl was named Rindhya.

Radhika had a normal delivery, and was relieved that it all seemed to have gone well. Rindhya’s elder brother Rahul was excited that he now had a little sister to play with and look after, an addition to the family.

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The Story of Shivam

A few volunteers, including me were at the hospital waiting for some kids who were scheduled to arrive from Agra for their preliminary check-ups, all showing signs of suffering from heart disorder.

Shivam arrived with his father, he could hardly walk, his lips blue, and panting for air. He was curled up in fetal position, and extremely uncomfortable.

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Gulshan Banu

Gulshan Banu, 6 years of age from Karnataka is suffering from a cardiac disorder. She has been detected with a hole in the upper chamber of heart called ASD. Gulshan was referred to Fortis Bangalore where doctors advised her open-heart surgery. Her father is a handicraft worker earning Rs.6,000 per month and cannot afford the cost of the surgery required. A social worker from the hospital got in touch with Genesis Foundation for help. Parents are very happy that the life of their child has been given a chance.

Zoya Aziz

Zoya Aziz, only three months old was boring with a Heart Disorder, namely an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) where there is a hole in the upper chaber of the heart that needs to be closed surgically, at Jaypee Hospital. The family are from Varanasi, where the father is a worked and earns Rs 3000 per month with which he is unable to afford the necessary medical costs.

Mohith

3 years, from Kerala is suffering from Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma and is undergoing treatment at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. His father works in a small bakery earning a few thousand rupees a month on which he supports his wife and two children. Mohith, requires chemotherapy to cure the cancer. His father is completely unable to afford the cost of treatment for this life saving procedure.

Renuka

3 years from Mumbai, suffered from a congenital heart disease and had undergone an ASD device closure at LTMG (Sion) Hospital, Mumbai. Her father worked as a helper in a private office and brought home Rs.5, 000 per month. Naturally, he could not support the surgery, imperative to save his child’s life. Renuka had undergone the surgery well and had been discharged in good condition. They were thankful to Genesis foundation for rendering the support.

Muhammed Najwan

Muhammed Najwan, 6 months from Malappuram, Kerala has been suffering from Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC) a congenital defect. His pulmonary veins from the lungs are terminating at the right side of the heart instead of the left side. It needs to be surgically corrected and is scheduled at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi. His mother Umme and father Abdul Sathar have three children and have to make ends meet with a monthly income of Rs 8500. Abdul Sathar is an auto drier and he cannot afford the surgery to give his infant son a healthy life.
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