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The Story of Baby of Benacir Banu

Baby of Benacir is yet another special case that has come to light at our children’s health care foundation – GENESIS FOUNDATION. Mohammed Pahyas and Benacir Banu have been married for five years and always promised each other that whatever life throws at them, they will not be disheartened and fight on together as a team. It hasn’t been easy living a life from hand to mouth, but they have never let it weaken their spirits.
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Kids Supported

Mehabin

Mehabin, two years old from Kerala requires a tetralogy of fallot correction at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, in Kochi. Mehabin has two siblings, and her father Muhammed Mustafa is a teacher and earns Rs 5000 per month. Every day is a struggle for them, we have committed ourselves in taking away the financial stresses of surgery from them and saving yet another little ones beating heart.

Sivanand

Sivanand, only nine months old lives in Kerela with his father Renjith and mother Reshma. He is the only child to the couple, and since birth he has suffered with persistent fevers. Both Renjith and Reshma were consulting a homeopathic doctor for answers, but eventually decided to take their baby to a nearby local hospital where a Heart Disorder was detected. Fortunately, Amrita Hospital had an outreach program within their district, so the doctors asked the parents to bring Sivanand to Kochi for a detailed evaluation. An echo was conducted, and it showed that this baby was suffering from an AV Canal Defect, which means that the chambers of the heart were not formed properly and in effect the Tow, Mitral and Tricuspid Valves were not formed. Also, the left ventricle which pumps pure blood was severely damaged – an open-heart surgery had to be done for reconstruction. Renjith, a daily wage worker brings home Rs 3000 per month with which its impossible to put the funds required for surgery which is due in the third week of February. The donations received through The Aara Project will go towards paying for his treatment and saving this little heart.

Daksh

Daksh, a one year old boy from Mumbai has been suffering from a congenital heart disorder. He required urgent surgical closure, however the family could not afford the surgery as his father Suhash Yadav earns Rs 6500 per month with which he struggles to make ends meet within his family and daily needs. He has been suffering from an Atrial Septal Defect, and has now been operated on at Fortis Hospital, Mulund and is now recovering in the comforts of his home.

Aradhya

Aradhya, two years old from Kerala, has been diagnosed with a congenital heart disorder. She has been prescribed a surgical closure of an atrial septal defect at Amrita Institute of Medical Sienecs, in Kochi. Her father Jishi is an auto driver and earns Rs 5000 per month. The cost of surgery is too high for the family and they have seeked help to get the treatment their daughter deserves.

Aron Deniyal

Aron Deniyal, six years old from Tamil Nadu, is suffering from a heart disorder called a Patent Ductus Arteriosus – where there is an opening between two blood vessels leading from the heart. He requires a device closure, which has been scheduled at Miot Hospital, in Chennai. He is the only child to father Devadoss and mother Masilmani. Devadoss, works as a coolie and brings home a monthly salary of Rs 3000, with which it’s been extremely difficult for the family to save money to meet the surgery costs. Genesis Foundation has stepped in to take this financial burden with the vision to save as many little hearts as possible.