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Story of Pratik

2-year-old Pratik is the youngest child of Priyanka and Krantikumar from Bidar in Karnataka. They have an elder son who is 7 years old. The parents were thrilled at the arrival of a new baby in their life, but their joy was short lived. A month after his birth, his parents noticed that Pratik started having problems with breathing along with a bluish discoloration of the body. Worried, the parents took their child to a nearby hospital. Seeing the symptoms the doctor suspected a Congenital Heart Defect.
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Story of Mythili Manikam

16 year old Mythili Manikam is the second daughter of Devi and Shanmugam from Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. Mythili has an elder sister who is 20 years old and a younger sister who is 12 years old. Mythili has completed her 11th standard and will be going to 12th standard as and when the school reopens after the Covid-19 lockdown.
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Story of Navinasri

Navinasri is the second child of Sumathi and Yeasu Raja Sivanandham from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. She was born on 10th December 2015 in a government hospital in Thanjavaur. Currently she is 4 years old. She has an elder sister (6 years old) and a younger brother (who is 2 years old.) Her elder sister is studying in 1st standard in a Government school.
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Story of Muhammed Riban Malik

At 16 days old, Muhammed Riban Malik is the second child of Fathimath Rukshana and Abdul Muneer M from Kasaragod,Kerala. He was born in a private hospital with a birth weight of 3.4 kilograms. Riban also has an elder sister who is 4 years old.
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Kids Supported

Litheashan

Litheashan, nearly one and a half years old is from Tamil Nadu. He was born with a congenital heart disease, which has caused a single ventricle physiology. In this case, one of the chambers of the heart has not fully developed. The doctors diagnosed him with complex heart disease and recommended that the baby go to Chennai for treatment. A very sad twist amidst all this hardship was that the father walked away after Litheshan’s birth and disowned the family. The mother, Lavanya now stays with her father as she has no one else to support her. Kesavan, her father is a retired clerk from the state government and he supports his daughter and grandson on Rs 10,000 a month. Lavanya, after getting advice took her son to Chennai where he underwent a Bidirectional Glenn surgery and he has been discharged thankfully in a stable condition. The family has been told that between three and four years of age, he will need to undergo another surgery called Fontal Completion.

Sheetal More

Sheetal More, ten months old from Maharashtra is suffering from a congenital heart disorder called Tetralogy of Fallot and requires corrective surgery scheduled at SRCC NH Hospital, in Mumbai. Her mother Pooja is a housewife and father Vittal is a vegetable vendor who earns Rs 3500 per month. It is impossible for him to put together the funds required for his daughter’s surgery and requires support, so they have reached out to us at Genesis Foundation.

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.

Paridhi Chauhan

Paridhi Chauhan, the daughter of Aarti and Divan Chauhan is a four year old girl from Khurja, Uttar Pradesh. Her father is a farmer and only earns Rs. 3,000/- a month. She suffered from a condition in which there was a hole present between the Aorta and Pulmonary Artery. This hole was closed by a PDA device closure and this operation took place in the cath lab of Apollo Hospital in New Delhi. The funds for this life changing surgery were provided by the Genesis Foundation and Paridhi now leads a happy and healthy life.

Roshini

Roshini, only 6 years old and the third child to Gajrajand and Sunita. They have a large family of five children – three girls and two boys and together live in Uttar Pradesh. She is suffering from a congenital Heart Disorder and had a complex subset of Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) called Double Outlet Right Ventricle (DORV). In this particular ailment, the aorta originates from the pulmonary artery instead of the left atrium. Resulting to an override of the two main arteries. When Roshini first started showing signs of an illness – her parents unfortunately were oblivious to the severity and did not show her to a doctor. This lead to her saturation levels dropping quite significantly and she started turning blue. A local doctor finally referred them to an NGO called “Pure Hearts” who got in touch with us. Gajraj, is a tailor and earns a salary of Rs 8000 monthly. As one can imagine, with a family of this size it’s close to impossible to manage the house, and the needs of his children and wife. Now, with the financial stress that looms over them as they search for ways to get their daughter treated and live a life of good health. Roshini has been operated, and also discharged in a stable condition all because of your compassion for these children in need, and your belief in us to Save Little Hearts. We have been able to give her a chance to go back to school and continue her life that she has been blessed with. Her parents are relieved and are eternally grateful for the help, we have been able to provide together – sharing our vision to make a difference.