Medical Support for Nimal – June 2022
Nimal and family still needs our financial assistance, since she has been bedridden for many years now. MicroCharity continues to support her every quarter with our prayers and contributions.
Twin sisters, Jeraldina and Jeromina’s story is not different from many lower income families in Bangalore, India. Their dad Sesu Raj, the sole bread winner of the family makes about Rs.200 per day working as an auto driver. But he is a chronic alcoholic and does not go to work regularly. The family is now struggling to get the kids to school. The little girls are in 1st standard and at a risk of not going to school at all, due to their financial difficulties. They have other loans to pay off and also a monthly rent of Rs.1500 for the house they are staying in.
Sinomon had been undergoing 3 dialysis sessions per week for past few years. Doctors have recommended kidney transplantation as the only solution. They have found a donor, and the transplantation surgery is scheduled for May 17th, 2022. The total cost for surgery and post-operative treatment is approximately Rs. 12 lakhs. Sinomon’s family is in dire need of financial assistance, since there are no other earning members.
Athulya Benny and family is in need of our financial assistance in completing her nursing course. Her father is working in a flour mill earning Rs.10,000 per month. Her mother Jessy has many health issues and the family had to spend a lot of money for her treatment. She also has a younger brother who is in school now. Athulya is studying at Universal College of Nursing at an annual fee of Rs. 1,20,000. They managed to pay the admission fee of Rs. 30,000 through donations from friends and well-wishers, but has no means of raising the rest
of the amount. The family has other loans, and also has to manage the continuous medical expenses for her mother. They approached MicroCharity for financial support in paying the college fee.
Bibin Mathew needs our help in completing his ITI Electrical course. His father is an auto-driver who also does some farming in their own land. He is not able to work regularly due to his ill-health, and earn only about Rs.5000 per month. His mother is a homemaker, and his sister is still in school. The family has no means to pay the ITI college fee of Rs.35,000 from the meager income of his father.
John had been suffering from varicose veins on his legs for the past 2 years. In May 2021, there was a serious infection, post which the doctors had to amputate 70 cm of his left leg. He used to sell fish from his two-wheeler before the surgery, but is unable to work now.
Anjitha from Mundakkayam, Kerala is doing her 1st year BSc Nursing course in a Nursing school in Bangalore. Her father is a daily wage laborer and mother works as a contract employee, neither of them having regular work. Her sister Anjaly is a student. The family has barely enough income to sustain their daily expenses.
48 year old Devadasan and family are struggling to fund his cancer treatment – surgery and post-operative expenses. He had a surgery for ulcer about 5 years back and was working as a welder at a very small income when tragedy struck. 6 months back, he fell ill and was taken to the hospital. Doctors diagnosed cancer of the stomach and intestines. They recommended a jejunotomy surgery, which was completed immediately at P K DAS Institute of Medical Sciences, Vaniamkulam.
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Nimal has been paralyzed from the waist down for the past 19 years, and her family has been struggling with her medical needs.
We continue to support the family every quarter, with help from our donors and well-wishers.
MicroCharity approves fund request of Rs. 15,000.
Update : Fundraising closed for this cause. We will be disbursing money shortly to Nimal against her medical expenses.