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18-Year-Old Engineering Topper Needs Help For Urgent Cancer Treatment

She is the first one in our family to be a first-ranker in college. She was always engrossed in her studies and thought of nothing beyond academics. Ever since her health started deteriorating, she couldn't focus on her studies properly. Not a day goes by where she would ask for how long she has to stay in the hospital. She longs to go back to college again.- Sujatha Bai, Jyothi’s mother.

She is unable to sit or walk because of severe body pain

There was a time when Jyothi was always active and focused on her studies, but now she just lies down on her bed as weakness doesn't allow her to sit or walk.  After losing her father at a very early age, Jyoti Bai was determined to provide her family with a life of ease. She never dreamt of anything but to excel in her studies through hard work and perseverance. She started pursuing her engineering studies in a private college in Ongole, Andhra Pradesh.



“ One day I  got a call from her college saying that she fainted. Worried, I rushed her to a hospital nearby. She had low RBC count and low Haemoglobin levels; she was given 2 bottles of blood. Soon after she recovered from the fever and started going to college again, she started having severe body pain and vomiting. She underwent various tests and it was then that she got diagnosed with blood cancer.”

Jyothi doesn’t even know what she’s fighting a fatal disease

Jyothi Bai is diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts (a type of white blood cell), red blood cells, or platelets.  She needs Induction Chemotherapy for a period of 6 months to recover from this life-threatening disease. Knowing that she has cancer might depress her, Jyothi's mother and her relatives have kept her in the dark, convincing her that she just has a low RBC count.



“ I didn’t tell my daughter that she’s dealing with such a fatal disease. Every time she asks me why they’re giving her injections or IV fluids, I would just say that it’s because of her low RBC count. She needs platelet transfusions, every time it goes down. She shivers uncontrollably whenever the procedure is done. She is unable to eat food these days. Though she wants to have food, but her body is not willing to take it. There was a time when she used to talk about how she would settle down with a good job, now I’m afraid if she could make it to the next day,”
Jyothi before she was diagnosed with cancer

Jyothi’s mother is a daily wage labourer, struggling on her own to save her daughter

Sujatha Bai is a single mother who is struggling to save her daughter. She lost her husband 10 years ago because of a massive heart attack. She is a daily wage labourer who earns Rs.200 per day. As they don’t have enough money to look after the expenses, her brother Ravi Naik is taking care of the expenses, but he is also on the verge of exhausting all the savings he had.


Jyothi with Her Uncle And Aunt.

“ Never in my wildest dreams, I ever thought that something like this would happen to Jyothi. I’ve put my blood, sweat and tears to save my daughter from this deadly disease. My younger son has even stopped going to school since all my earnings were spent on my daughter’s treatment. I am the only breadwinner of the family, and now I've also quit working to take care of my daughter. I feel like I've failed as a mother as I couldn't take care of both of my kids."

How you can help

Jyothi Bai is suffering from a severe type of cancer, which could spread through her entire body if the treatment is not provided on time. She needs to undergo chemotherapy for a period of 6 months. As a daily wage labourer earning a meagre income, Jyoti’s mother cannot afford the expenses of the treatment and she needs your help to save her daughter from the fatal disease.
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15th January 2019
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for your wonderful support.

Jyothi is doing fine. The doctors have scheduled the remaining two cycles of chemotherapy for March. She is under medication. She is visiting hospital for regular check ups.

We want thank all of you once again and request you to share the campaign.

Regards,
Uncle


Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for your wonderful support.

Jyothi is doing fine. The doctors have scheduled the remaining two cycles of chemotherapy for March. She is under medication. She is visiting hospital for regular check ups.

We want thank all of you once again and request you to share the campaign.

Regards,
Uncle


23rd November 2018
Dear Supporters,

We are grateful for the love and support shown towards Jyothi.

She is presently in the hospital undergoing her 4th cycle of chemotherapy. Luckily, she has not had any severe side effects from the chemotherapy so far. She needs to undergo 2 more cycles of chemotherapy in the upcoming months. Once this is completed, doctors will plan the next course of treatment.

We pray that you would continue to support her by sharing the campaign with your friends and family.

Regards,
Ravi (Uncle)
Dear Supporters,

We are grateful for the love and support shown towards Jyothi.

She is presently in the hospital undergoing her 4th cycle of chemotherapy. Luckily, she has not had any severe side effects from the chemotherapy so far. She needs to undergo 2 more cycles of chemotherapy in the upcoming months. Once this is completed, doctors will plan the next course of treatment.

We pray that you would continue to support her by sharing the campaign with your friends and family.

Regards,
Ravi (Uncle)
3rd October 2018
Dear Supporters,

I am delighted by the love and support blessed on me.

I would like to inform you that I recently completed 2 cycles of chemotherapy. I am still in the hospital under strict observation as my platelet counts have decreased. My current HP is 7.1, WBC is 4100 and platelet count is 9000. Depending on my response to the treatment, doctors will take future course of decision.

A heartfelt thank you to all of you for all the love and support.

Regards,
Jyothi
Dear Supporters,

I am delighted by the love and support blessed on me.

I would like to inform you that I recently completed 2 cycles of chemotherapy. I am still in the hospital under strict observation as my platelet counts have decreased. My current HP is 7.1, WBC is 4100 and platelet count is 9000. Depending on my response to the treatment, doctors will take future course of decision.

A heartfelt thank you to all of you for all the love and support.

Regards,
Jyothi
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Rs.600 raised

Goal: Rs.1,200,000

Beneficiary: Jyothi Bai bhukya info_outline

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