‘Even the smallest contribution can go a long way to save my brother’s life’

A family from Pune who moved to Chennai, so that their son could access better treatment have taken the route of crowdfunding to finance a heart-lung transplant surgery. The family have nearly exhausted from their personal finances and now rely on the kindness of strangers so that their son can get a second chance at life. Lend a hand to help give someone a new life, even the smallest effort could mean the most for this family in these difficult times

‘Even the smallest contribution can go a long way to save my brother’s life’“I had read about organ transplant surgery cases in the newspapers. But, I had never imagined that one day I would have to face it. We were completely shattered when the doctors informed us that my brother has to undergo a heart transplant surgery,” said a teary-eyed Akshata Pore, as she explained about the plight […]

Pune: Farmer’s family takes to crowdfunding to pay for heart transplant

A brain-dead donor invaluable sacrifice helped give a 30-year-old farmer who was waitlisted for a heart a second chance of life. But now after the heart transplant, the farmer who hails from Karjat, Ahmednagar is facing financial difficulties to pay the cost of the heart transplant surgery

Pune: Farmer’s family takes to crowdfunding to pay for heart transplant“Due to the drought, there is a shortage of water, due to this nothing grows on our fields. We don’t have any money in our hands. We are facing difficulties to run our own family to meet our basic needs and requirements. Upon this now we have to face the situation of paying 25 lakhs […]

Husband turns to crowdfunding to treat his wife who suffers from a serious lung disease

A 36-year-old woman has turned to crowdfunding as a last resort to gather funds to pay for her a serious lung ailment which she has been suffering from since the last two years. As the family is currently running low on funds they had no other option but to use the medium of crowdfunding to finance her treatment. They have sent out an humble appeal online to help them in whatever way possible

Husband turns to crowdfunding to treat his wife who suffers from a serious lung diseaseRupali Patil, a 36-year-old resident from Jaisinghpur in Kolhapur, Maharashtra is suffering from a serious lung ailment. She has been suffering from pulmonary hypertension for the past two years. Doctors who are treating her stated that the only way to save her life is by lung transplantation. But as they belong to a middle-class family, […]

Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatment

Marisha Chaplin, 26, and Jon Hibbs, 29, who met while undergoing cancer treatment, had already had a daughter through IVF but could not afford a second round. A band of social media mums secretly raised £2,000 for the couple, despite never having met them

Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatmentA couple who underwent IVF treatment paid for by friends from a Facebook group have had a baby girl. Marisha Chaplin gave birth to Isla on Saturday via Caesarean section. The new mother-of-two, from Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, said she broke the news to members of the Facebook group as soon as she could. “I messaged them […]

Pune girl starts crowdfunding for kidney transplant surgery of a farmer

With an aim to help the patient who urgently wants kidney transplant, a young girl from Pune has started crowdfunding. Ganesh Pawar hailing from a small town in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra is suffering from kidney related ailment since last ten months. Without any money, he is now dependent on funds collected and donated by unknown people

Pune girl starts crowdfunding for kidney transplant surgery of a farmerSadhana Pawar, wife of Ganesh, said, “We do not have any resources left to raise funds for the surgery. I have given all my money for treatment that is going on since last ten months. I appeal to everyone that they help me in saving my husband’s life. His condition is critical and we have […]

Parents struggle to find organ donor for son, move to Chennai

It’s been more than three months since the parents of Avighna were told that their son suffers from a rare genetic liver disorder known as Ciggler-Najjar Syndrome. He has been on the waiting list for the last four months. Their on-going struggle has made them move to Chennai, where they hope to find a suitable donor for their child

Parents struggle to find organ donor for son, move to Chennai“It’s been an endless wait. We don’t know what will happen. Every day seems like a decade has gone by. We tried everything we could in Mumbai, to find an organ donor. Through friends and family, we were informed that we could find good doctors in Chennai and that we had a better chance of […]

Heart transplant complete, her father prays for a speedy recovery

Dhanashree, a four-year-old girl from Jalana, Maharashtra, got a donor heart on Saturday. She underwent heart transplant surgery at Fortis Hospital Mulund, Mumbai. She will remain in the ICU for the next 48 hours. Her father is now praying for her safe and speedy recovery

Heart transplant complete, her father prays for a speedy recovery“My daughter has received a donor heart, but there are thousands of people who are still waiting for organs. There is not much awareness about organ donation in the rural area. I have gone through the pain and agony. So, I have decided to work for the organ donation cause in rural areas,” says Krishna […]

Organ donation: 14 month ordeal ends, Dhanashree gets a new heart

My Medical Mantra’s had carried out an online campaign with the hashtag #SaveDhanashree to draw attention to the 4-year-old girl's plight and to spread awareness on organ donation, the campaign has yielded a result, as Dhanashree has finally received heart

Organ donation: 14 month ordeal ends, Dhanashree gets a new heartDhanashree Mujmule, a 4-year-old girl from Jalana, Maharashtra, has received a heart on the morning of Friday, June 22 The heart transplant surgery was done at Fortis Hospital in Mulund. Dhanashree was suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy which is an end-stage heart disease. As per doctors, Dhanashree’s heart was pumping only 15% and she needed an […]

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians

It has been 11 months since Dhanashree Mujmule has been diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy. She is in dire need of a heart transplant. Her parents are doing their best to treat their daughter but are struggling to gather funds and require your help

#SaveDhanashree: Parents of four-year-old make an appeal to 125 crore Indians“It was the month of June 2017, when Dhanashree suddenly fell ill. We did not know what had happened. The doctor told us, Dhanashree, will not survive. My world came crashing down within seconds. Those words are still ringing in my ears. I kept on asking myself one question. Why? Why my daughter?” After meeting […]

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’

Pooja Pachange is suffering from a serious heart ailment and the only option for her survival is to have a heart transplant. But her family hails from a very poor background and they are struggling to gather the money required for her treatment. Her husband, Sachin makes an appeal to the people who can help him save his wife

Heart transplant: ‘Even your smallest contribution can help save my wife’“On the day when doctors informed me, that I will have to undergo a heart transplant, I had become completely numb. My husband and I felt as if an earthquake had struck us. And within no time our dreams were shattered. We didn’t know what to do. Our world just crumbled in no time.” Pooja […]