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The Story of Baby of Selva Jothi

We had no time to think, no time to worry about what to name our premature, new-born son, so he goes by the name Baby of Selva Jothi. He was born on 27 July 2017 in Madurai. My wife, Selva had a natural, but premature delivery at around 29 weeks of gestation. He was born at a local hospital, with a low birth weight and breathing problems. We were at a loss, completely confused about what to do. An Echo test at the hospital was conducted which showed a heart disorder – Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) which needed surgery. Read More



Akilesh, nearly three years old from Tanjore district in Tamil Nadu has been suffering from a congenital heart disorder. He has been prescribed a surgical repair of the Aortic Arch at Miot Hospital in Chennai. His father Rajamanickam is a farmer who earns Rs 5000 per month. The high costs of surgery have left the family with no choice but to seek financial support. They want nothing more than to see their son recover and live a life of good health and we are here to try and make this dream come true for them.


Akshita, twelve years from Telangana has been diagnosed with a congenital heart disorder called a Ventricular Septal Defect, where there is a hole between the lower chamber of the heart. It needs to be urgently closed in a Cath lab with a device, in this case at Sri Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, in Hyderabad. Her mother Sandhya Rani is a housewife and looks after her two children while her father Tirputahi works as a laborer and earns a humble Rs 2000. It’s impossible for him to bear the costs of surgery and has contacted us at Genesis Foundation to help their daughter get the treatment she urgently requires.


Umra, from Aligarh and is the seventh child to Naseed Ahmad and Tabassum. She is six years old. Umra had pneumonia in February and turned blue. She was taken to Aligarh University hospital where she was admitted and stabilized. Subsequently an echo was done and she was found to have a heart condition called Tetralogy of Fallot. In this problem there is a hole in the lower chamber of heart with narrowing of the Pulmonary Valve. Umra, was given medicines and told that surgery was the only option to cure her. Her father works in a lock factory, earning around Rs 4000 per month. The doctor from Aligrah University hospital contacted Genesis Foundation to seek financial support for the surgery. The little girl was taken to Max Hospital in Delhi and operated. discharged in stable condition.


Naksh, one year old from Meerut is one sibling out of the twins born to Amreek and Anshu. He has been prescribed a Balloon Pulmonary Valvotomy (BPV) procedure as he’s suffering from a cardiac disorder. Amreek is a driver and earns Rs 7000 and cannot afford the cost of surgery. We have supported this case and ensured Naksh recovers healthily.


Tejaswini, three months old from Andhra Pradesh has been detected with a congenital heart disorder – Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) which require urgent surgical closure. This procedure has been planned at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, in Hyderabad. Her mother Deepa is a housewife, and father Krishna is a mechanic who brings home monthly earnings of Rs 5000. It’s impossible for them to put together the funds for surgery and require financial support. We are dedicated in providing this so she can get the treatment she requires to live.