2000 families i.e. 10000 people are covered in the health care programme of Volontariat.
It is reported that 1% of Indian population have cardiac anomalies which can be permanently corrected by simple surgical interventions. The cost of each cardiac surgery amounts to US$ 3 000.
|5 good reasons to help this project
in Volontariat :
| DELPHIN was 6 months old
when the doctor in Pondicherry sent her to Volontariat so
that she could be operated in Chennai.
When DELPHIN's mother was pregnant, the baby's heart didn't develop in the right way : the big vessels are connected with the wrong heart's cavities between which holes persist. Because of this, DELPHIN's blood is not correctly oxygenated, and she suffers from frequent pulmonary infections.
| ALAMELU is 5 years old when
she goes back to SRMC to undergo a second heart
operation. She has the same heart disease as DELPHIN, and
because of this, ALAMELU is very quickly out of breath
when she plays with her friends. It is difficult for a
young girl full of life.
All these children were born in poor socio-economic families ;
without financial help from Volontariat they couldn't have survived.
FOR YOUR KIND ATTENTION
Volontariat, in its premises, has recently organised for a free Cardiology consultancy camp with the help of a team of doctors headed by Prof. Balakrishnan, specialists in children heart surgery, of Sri Ramachandra Medical College,Chennai, India. The paediatrists of Pondicherry, who were informed about this event, sent us 56 children. Among these, 26 children were found to be operated within 6 months maximum, among these cases, FOUR children (whose details are given below) are our priority as they are to be operated urgently. The socio economic situation of the parents of these children is extremely poor as they are simply day workers earning less than Rs.60 a day or 1 $ or 9 euros when they get the work. The indian governement grants 10% as a participation on the total cost required for surgery. On our effort we have pull down the total cost as the physicians who are going to do the surgery do not even want to be honoured for their voluntary work. So, the each surgery costing around Rs.1,25,000 or 3000 $ or 2970 Euros. for the medicine and hospital expenses only.
If you want to help to save the life of these following children, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our email address: firstname.lastname@example.org