Fate brought little Sanchayan to the ‘big city’ but not on a happy note.Shyamul’s 11-year-old son, Sanchayan was diagnosed with T-ALL, an aggressive type of blood cancer 2 years ago. “I knew what cancer was. The gukta packets showed dangerous graphic images. But never in my wildest dreams did I know it would happen to my son. He was always a good kid you know! Dreamt of living in a big city.”, his eyes welled up as he looked at his son hooked to drips on a hospital bed. Fate did bring Sanchayan to the ‘big city’ but not on a happy note.
When one blood test revealed the fight ahead of Sanchayan and his father
With the doctor’s advice, Shyamul came to the big city of Mumbai to get his son cured. Also, with an average income of Rs.7000 a month, he was told Tata Memorial Hospital can provide the best treatment and he just might get some additional financial help after enrolling for the list of schemes the organization offers.
One surgery can cure this 11 year oldAfter the many chemotherapy sessions over 2 years; today, only a bone marrow transplant can cure Sanchayan. The transplant costs INR 15 lakhs. The hospital has granted INR 3 lakhs given Shyamul’s financial condition. Also after terminating the only LIC policy he owned, additional 2 lakhs have been arranged. But there is no way Shyamul can arrange for the remaining funds of 10 lakhs.
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This father is fighting with all his might to give his son a life-saving bone marrow transplant, which will take place in Tata Memorial Hospital. Which father would like to see their son’s childhood trapped in hospital walls? Today, this family lives in an ashram in Navi Mumbai hoping to find some help for little Sanchayan’s transplant. You can help this father save his son’s life.