Support The C3 Initiative - Childhood Cancer & Covid-19 Emergency | Milaap
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Support The C3 Initiative - Childhood Cancer & Covid-19 Emergency
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$27
of $1,000
2 supporters
  • Himani

    Created by

    Himani Parikh
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    CanKids

    from New Delhi, Delhi

80G tax benefits for INR donations

The rapidly increasing Covid-19 crisis has put our childhood cancer warriors, healthcare workers and cancer survivors in grave danger. Highly dependent on an overloaded medical system and with low immunity…children with cancer are currently a  very vulnerable segment high in terms of risk.

Children undergoing cancer treatment and their care givers have to visit hospitals - and must be given complete protection through PPE - personal protective equipment like gloves, masks etc . They are already immunity compromised - and with more and more wards turning into isolation wards, might get exposed to Covid-19. 

CanKids KidsCan, India’s National Society For Change For Childhood Cancer, with a presence in  99 cancer centers  across 42 cities, is seeing  a serious need for:

1. Sourcing and purchase of higher quality N95 masks, gloves, other protection equipment and sanitizers for children, hospital staff and our support teams in hospitals

2.  Providing accommodation alternatives and food supplies for extended stay to patient families due to postponement of routine therapy in hospitals

3. Providing reimbursement for diagnostic tests undertaken locally by patient families as their hospital visits have been postponed 

4. Ambulances to take patients  across state borders as necessary

We are looking to raise a sum of 30 lakhs to cover the same. As little as Rs 2000 will go a long way in stemming the tide. All donations get 80G tax exemption and we are FCRA approved for foreign donations.

About Cankids
CanKids...KidsCan is the only National NGO working across the entire spectrum of Childhood Cancer Care. We work in partnership with 99 Cancer centers in 42 cities and 22 States of India . In addition, we also run 6 Home away from Homes- a low cost model where the children with cancer and their families can stay while they are undergoing treatment.

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