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2-year-old Is Battling For Her Life After A Fall From The 3rd Floor

2-year-old Bindhu Sri accidentally slipped and fell off the 3rd-floor balcony of their residential apartment in Bengaluru at 5:30 PM on 10th May. She suffered severe brain trauma and was immediately rushed to a hospital nearby and then shifted to Manipal Hospital where she has been undergoing treatment in the PICU. Bindhu needed urgent neurosurgical intervention to treat the injury and has been under observation ever since.

"I watched a CCTV video of my daughter fall from the 3rd floor. I felt helpless and angry at myself for not being there for her. I don't understand why something keeps happening to my children, whether my karma is affecting them. This is the worst punishment a father can get, and the worst pain a child can go through."

Bindhu was conscious when she fell, but she did not move. The family rushed her to a nearby hospital and she was immediately shifted to Manipal Hospital as she required PICU care and better Neurosurgical intervention which was done immediately after receiving the patient in the PICU.

Bindhu lives with her father, Hiranya Gowda, mother, Bhagya and her older brother, Purushottama, in Banaswadi. Hiranya works as a cook in 5 households making Rs. 15,000/month to support his family. He also doubles as a masseuse serving patients who require oil massage for pain management. Hiranya does as much as he can to pay for his son's medical treatment.

"Purushottama was born with a problem in his backbone. As he was growing it became more evident and troubled him. It looked like a snake instead of being straight. We went through two surgeries. He needs one more, and until then, he has to go for injection every week, medicines and physiotherapy."

My son loves his sister, and I want to save them both
Bindhu needs further neurosurgical intervention, and she may have to stay in the ICU for 10 days. So far, Hiranya has cleared all the bills using his savings, help from friends, and by selling his wife's jewelry. He is worried about managing Bindhu's further treatment expenses as he is out of resources. This father has two sick children now and needs assistance to save his daughter's life as she is in a critical condition.

"She opens her mouth but no sound comes. Even when they poke her with needles. I know it is hurting her. She opens her mouth but her voice is gone. The doctor says trauma does that sometimes. It takes a while for her to start speaking, especially because she has not had water. But, if you ever saw your child like that, how would you feel?"

Bindhu now requires urgent life-saving neurosurgical intervention and intensive care for 10 days. It is estimated to cost Rs. 8 Lakhs. Hiranya is pleading for your support to save his 2-year-old. She is too young to be in this much pain.

You can help her get through this.

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7th June 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your love and support.

Bindhu is currently doing well. She responded to the treatment well and she has also started speaking now. She also underwent an ayurvedic treatment for about three months. The doctors have now stopped her medicines. She just needs to go for a checkup once every month.

Thank you everyone! 
22nd September 2017
Dear All,

We all came together to help 2-year-old Bindhu who had fallen from the 3rd floor. Thank you so much for coming forward to help the family. Bindhu is doing well and is coming for regular follow-ups. As the campaign raised excess amount, we would like to utilize the amount for another pre-term baby.

Here is a letter from the hospital-

Chandrakala who was expecting was brought to the hospital on an emergency last month. She was a nurse but had resigned to help out her husband in his Yoga training. She gave birth to a preterm baby . The family has approached many government authorities but managed to get only Rs 20,000/-. However they still need around Rs 3Lakhs. They have exhausted their savings and are unable to arrange the rest of the amount and were seeking support so that their baby can live. Upon the consent of doctor, funds raised through Bindhu will be used to help Baby of Chandrakala.


We request you to write to us if you have any concerns within 7 days, post which we will transfer the funds to Baby of Chandrakala's campaign to help the family.
2nd June 2017
Dear Supporters,

We are happy to share this update with you. 

Bindhu was shifted to the normal ward after she was taken off ventilator support. She was shifted to the normal ward for physiotherapy and rehabilitation. She was also reviewed by a pediatrician and was on antibiotics for her persisting fever. 
Her health has improved now.
Her eye is opening entirely. Her limbs have started showing motion and she has started oral feeds. 

Her blood circulation has become normal now and hence she has been discharged from the hospital. 
She will be taking her medicine to maintain her health and to recover faster. And she will be visiting the hospital for her postoperative checkups.

Thank you for all the love and support you have shown.

Dr. Shivkumar Sharmarao
Consultant Paediatric Intensivist
Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru. 
raised of Rs.800,000 goal

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