Rasiya is a 22 year old young lady suffering from Infective Endocarditis – Inflammation of inner tissues of heart. She is very sick with chest pain, persistent fever and she is hospitalised for a month now.
She is being treated by Dr. Deepak at Caritas hospital, Kottayam, Kerala. She is advised to be under medication for about 6 weeks. A heart valve replacement surgery will be required if her condition fails to improve. The cost of medication as of now is INR 6000 per day. If the surgery is required it will cost INR 3.5 lakhs.
Her father is a rubber tapping worker and her brother does manual labour for living. The treatment is not affordable to the family. The family has already spent about 1 lakh rupees with the support of friends and relatives.
The fund required as of now is INR 1.5 lakhs.