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Help Luellin Leo fight Multiple Sclerosis

‪#‎LuellinLeo‬ was 23 years old when he was diagnosed with‪ #‎MultipleSclerosis‬ in 2012. 

Multiple Sclerosis or MS is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, i.e. the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves, causing paralysis, loss of vision and numbness in the limbs.

To control his deteriorating condition, Luellin has to take an expensive drug called Natalizumab that costs around INR 80,000 every month. Other than this injection, additional expenses include Physiotherapy, Speech therapy and other hospitalization fees which altogether, amounts to INR 1 lakh (approx $1200) every month!

A single injection costs INR 80,000 (approx $1200) every month!

Doctors say that this needs to continue for the next 3 years which works out to INR 43 lakhs or just over $60,000. Before we raise the entire amount, we're hoping to cover his medical expenses for the next few months while we explore alternative treatment.

If you would like to Luellin in his fight against MS, here's what you can do -

  • Please help SHARE this - every donation, no matter how small, will make a difference and your action will go a long way to helping Luellin.

  • Visit his Facebook page to stay updated on his progress ; you could also check out the AOK; an Act Of Kindness page while you're at it. 

  • If you're in Bangalore and have the time to spare, go visit him at the NIMHANS centre - he'd love to see you. Do call ahead to confirm visitor timings.

For more information, you can also reach out to Rupert Fernandes on +919686862617

Thank you for your support!

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23rd May 2017
Dear Supporters,
Here is an update on Lulu's health.

Lulu's condition had deteriorated in the month of Jan. He was in ICU for a couple of days and was running a temperature of 205F. He was admitted to NIMHANS during this time.

He started taking injections and medicines again in April when his condition became a little stable. The physiotherapy will continue until he recovers and starts limb movements properly.
Thank you so much for coming forward to help him. Please share the campaign and pray for his speedy recovery.

Team Milaap
14th December 2016
Dear Supporters,

Good news. After continuous physiotherapy, Lulu has shown progress in the movement of his left arm. The speech therapy and injections are being taken as per schedule, but only his arm  movement is better.

Because the speech therapy was very expensive, Lulu's father himself has started helping Lulu with speech at home.

We are still only halfway through the campaign target. We request you to pass on the word about this campaign in your networks.

Let's continue to pray for Lulu's health and hope that he becomes stronger in time.

Team Milaap
5th May 2016
Dear Friends and Supporters,

We have some really exciting news to share!  
Guess who showed up to visit Lulu!

Shane Watson. Yes, the Australian all -rounder and RCB player
Shane Watson.
We are all super excited. Here are the pics from the visit.

"Just met a very courageous young man, Lulu, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis three years ago. Incredible to see Jude Felix, Indian hockey legend, and the local community coming together to help Lulu fight his battle," Shane posted on his page.

Please remember Lulu in your prayers and keep the support and love coming.

Thank you all for your awesome support.

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