Urgent Cause – Heart Surgery Support for Ashamol

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Aug 28, 2017 - Kottayam, Kerala (MCID-115-17-18)
Ashamol, a 34 year old housewife from Ponkunnam in Kerala urgently needs our financial assistance to pay her medical bill after a heart surgery. She has been suffering from recurrent syncope and episodes of unconsciousness for the past 4 years, undergoing neurological evaluation and treatment for seizures. She is also on medication for rheumatoid arthritis. Recently, she was admitted to Muthoot hospital, Pathanamthitta with abnormal heart beats and had to undergo cardioversion multiple times to restore heart rhythm. After 4 days in the ICU, she was referred to a specialty hospital, where she underwent surgery to implant a cardioverter defibrillator.

Total cost for surgery was Rs. 3.75 lakhs of which 2.7 lakhs was paid through Kerala government’s Karunya scheme She is ready to be discharged, but the family has no means to pay the remaining Rs. 1.05 lakhs. They have raised Rs 55,000 through borrowing from friends and family. Ashamol’s husband is employed and she has a 2-year-old son. The family is now struggling to get her home, and they approached MicroCharity for financial assistance.

August 28, 2017 - MicroCharity approves the fund request
MicroCharity approves fund request of Rs. 50,000.
August 29, 2017 - Fund raising closed
Fund raising closed for this cause Rs. 50,000 raised from 13 micro donations in less than a day. We have paid the amount to hospital directly and Ashamol will be getting discharged by evening.