Help Sunita Deshpande Raise Funds For 8-month-old Delhi Rape Survivor

An 8-month old child was raped by her 28 year-old cousin on January 29th, 2017 in Delhi. The conditions of her internal organs are described as horrific, she had to undergo 3 hours of surgery. Her cousin had gagged her to muffle her cries. Her mother came home to find her bleeding profusely from her genital area.

Her parents make a meager wage and trusted this cousin (described as a 'youth' despite being 28)  to care for her while they went to work. Swati Maliwal, Delhi Commission for Women chief said the child's cries could be heard throughout the hospital. Imagine how her parents must be feeling.

They will be given only 50,000 rupees by the government for hospital bills. That's only $784.00 US dollars. That's not enough.

Delhi's rape cases grow day by day. India's rape cases grow day by day. Whether you have had a #METOO moment or not - This HAS TO STOP. Please donate what you can. Funds will be given to the mother of the Baby.
Please visit this link on Twitter to learn more about all Swati is doing for this child and women getting raped in Delhi:'

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7th March 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for the wonderful support that you have shown towards the baby. The families contact information is being kept private to respect the families wish.

We were able to get in touch with the family. We spoke to the babies father. He is a day labourer and earns about ₹300 a day and her mother is a homemaker. They have two more daughters and in spite of the situation, they used to make their ends meet.

After the incident happened, their life came crashing down and they were completely helpless. Noble souls like you joined hands to help them. At present, she is doing good compared to earlier.

She had her routine checkup on Saturday (3rd March) and the doctors are really positive about the recovery she has made so far. Her fever has also reduced and she has started consuming her a mixed diet of food which includes egg, dalia, milk etc to supplement her in her growth.

Her father could not complete his education and due to this, he had difficulties looking for job opportunities. He started working as a day labourer to make ends meet for his family. DCW is trying to help him to get a job of a driver with a starting salary of ₹10,000/ per month to support his family.

"I just want her to get better and feel that she is secure and her family is going to be there to support her whenever she looks back. I will send her to the best school possible. I will be withdrawing the funds raised from this campaign to my account and all the fund raised via this campaign will be used to support her treatment. The excess funds will be used to create fixed deposits. 

I just do not have words to thank all of you for the overwhelming love and support that you have shown towards my daughter. Your support gave us to strength to pass through this difficult time.

I would like to convey a hearty thanks to Ms Sunita Deshpande and who initiated this crowdfunding campaign and Swati ji from DCW who supported us and acted as a pillar with us through the journey.", the babies father.

Thank you all once again for the support and blessings. Please do pray for her health and speedy recovery.

Team Milaap

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raised of Rs.600,000 goal

206 Supporters

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Payment options: Online, cheque pickups

Beneficiary: 8-Month Old Baby info_outline

Supporters (206)

Anonymous donated US $100
about 2 months ago

Just cant imagine the pain - hope he gets death penalty

Narayan donated Rs.500
3 months ago
Anonymous donated US $25
3 months ago
Anonymous donated Rs.3,000
3 months ago

Prayers for the baby and family!!!!

Suneetha donated Rs.31,969
3 months ago
Anonymous donated Rs.100
3 months ago