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ANSHU GUPTA

Anshu Gupta, nine years old from Agra, is the second child to Rajesh and Lakshmi, and was born with a hole in the lower chamber of his heart – called a Vetricular Septal Defect. His childhood has comprised of many bouts of breathlessness, and getting unwell frequently. At the age of one, he had an extremely high fever and the pediatrican diagnosed him with an irregular heartbeat and advised them to visit a cardiologist. His father, who works hard an earns a humble salary, didn’t have a clue on what needs to be done, let alone how to bear the costs. They surrendered themselves to the hands of god. Time passed, and life continued, but the hardships did not cease. As Anshu started attending school, the problems only increased. To help, a doctor from Agra got in touch with us and finally their prayers had been answered. Anshu was asked to come to Max Hospital, where he was operated on and the hole was closed. We were able to financially support the surgery and give the parents the joy of good health for their son.

LALIT

Lalit, eleven years old from Agra, is the eldest child to Kishori Lal and Vimla Devi. He was born with a heart disorder – called VSD, where there is a hole in the lower chamber of the heart. Despite suffering from a critical illness, Lalit goes to school and regularly practices yoga. His father is a labourer, earnings Rs 6000 per month. They had taken their son to a local doctor, who had prescribed medication. The same doctor contacted us at Genesis Foundation, and we took on the case and the finanicial burden off the parents. Lalit was taken to Max Hospital, Saket where an echo was conducted, and plans were made to close the hole in a Cath Lab using a device. He has been discharged in a stable condition.

NIDHI

Nidhi, nine years old from Agra, is suffering from a heart disorder and requires surgical closure. In this specific problem, there is a hole between the Descending Aorta and the Pulmonary Artery. Her mother is the only earning member in the family – she works as a domestic helper and earns Rs 3000 per month. Her husband Ram Pal Singh, is mentally challenged and together they have two children. The family are facing an extremely tough time, and more than anything require financial support to ensure a healthy, happy and long life for their daughter Nidhi.

ANSHUL

Anshul, eleven years old, from Haryana is suffering from a heart disorder – an Atrial Septal Defect and requires a device closure. His father Rajeev is a farmer and brings home Rs 7000 per month. They have reached out to us for financial support – to give their son’s beating heart a chance to live.

KAJAL

Kajal, seventeen years old studies in the 12th standard at St. John’s School in Agra. She is suffering from a heart disorder known as Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) where there is a hole between the descending aorta and the pulmonary artery. She requires a device closure, a surgery which will be conducted at Max Hospital, in Delhi. Her mother Asha stays at home and looks after the two children while her husband Brajesh is a security guard in a shoe factory and earns Rs 3000 per month. Genesis Foundation is committed to supporting this case.

NITIN

Nitin, ten years old is studying in the 2nd standard in Agra. He requires a surgical closure of an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) which is a hole in between the upper chamber of the heart at Max Hospital, in Saket. His mother Neetu and father Padam are struggling to make ends meet as they have three children and Padam earns Rs 3000 per month as a farmer. They need support to get their save their son’s heart.

SOMNATH BHIL

Somnath, nine years old is studying in the 3rd standard and lives in Nandumbar, Maharashtra. He is suffering from a heart disorder called a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) and requires a device closure. In this condition there is a hole in between the lower chamber of the heart and he also suffers from Pulmonary Stenosis which is narrowing of the pulmonary valve. He requires surgery urgently which has been scheduled at Jupiter Hospital in Mumbai. His mother Kalabai stays at home and looks after four children she has with husband Macchindra. He is a farmer and earns Rs 2500 per month. It’s impossible for him to make ends meet on a regular basis, paying for surgery is beyond his imagination. We are dedicated in helping Somnath get the treatment he rightly deserves.

SHIFA KHAN

Shifa, ten years old studies in 4th standard in Thane, Mumbai. She is suffering from a heart disorder known as Tetralogy of Fallot and requires surgery at Jupiter Hospital, in Mumbai. Her mother Sabina stays home and looks after her three children, and father Md. Hasim Khan is a labourer who brings home Rs 8000 per month. We are supporting this case as the family cannot afford surgery to save Shifa’s life.

PRIYA KUMARI

Priya, seventeen years old, has just completed her final year – 12th standard at school and she is planning to go to college. However, she has been dealing with an extremely critical and life-altering phase in her life. She is suffering from a heart disorder called a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) and requires surgical closure. This procedure is due to take place at Max Hospital, in Delhi. Her mother Anjana and father Om Prakash along with her three siblings live in Agra. Om Prakash works in a shop and earns a humble salary of Rs 5000 per month, it’s impossible for them to put together the funds required to save their daughter’s life. Monthly costs with a large family are immense, and they require support to give their daughter a chance to live a healthy life.

AJAY LAHU AGEWALE

Ajay Lahu Agewale, eight years old from Nashik has been suffering from a congenital heart disorder. He has been prescribed a surgical closure of a Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) at Jupiter Hospital in Mumbai. His mother Manjula and father Lahu have three children together. Lahu earns Rs 2000 and supports his fairly large family – one can only imagine the distress the family goes through on a daily basis. Now there is pressure of bringing together the necessary funds to save their sons life. We have been lucky to help in our attempt to save little Ajay’s heart.

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