6-Year-Old Akhina from Trivandrum is diagnosed with Auto Immune Liver Cirrhosis. She is suffering from this disease from the age of 3. Her parents, Binil Kumar and Nishakumari, found out of their daughter's disease when Akhina fell ill with pneumonia. It was during one of the tests, that they knew that about her liver disease.
With An Income Of Just Rs.500, This Family Struggles To Afford The Treatment
Akhina's father is a painter and earns less than Rs.500 a day. There are days when there is no work and he is left without the money for the day. Nishakumari is a homemaker. With the help of their relatives and friends, Binil Kumar collected close to 2 lakhs for the transplant but they need over 10 lakhs for the transplant.
This 6-Year-Old Needs An Immediate Liver TransplantAkhina is undergoing treatment at Aster Medcity Hospital, Kochi. Doctors have recommended a liver transplant to save her. Her mother has come forward to donate a part of her liver to save little Akhina.
Akhina's disease is a unique and complex disease. She needs help immediately.