4-year-old Sweetha has been diagnosed with Cardiomyopathy which is a disease that affects the heart muscle and causes breathlessness.
Sweetha means the world to her mother Parvati who has raised her all alone. The little girl's father abandoned the family even before she was born. Regardless, she has grown up to be a strong-willed, happy and enthusiastic child who lives to make people smile. Unfortunately, she has a heart condition and without an urgent surgery, her heart might stop beating soon.
A single mother's struggle to raise her daughter. Her father does not care whether she lives or dies.
The doctor has advised Sweetha's mother to urgently undergo an Open Heart surgery for Sweetha as Cardiomyopathy if ignored increases the risk of a sudden cardiac arrest.
Sweetha's concerned mother is willing to do everything it takes to protect their daughter but unfortunately are unable to afford the cost of surgery.
"For 4 years, I have been working at a brick factory for Rs. 150/day to raise Sweetha. I do not think my life is difficult. Fathers always do this for their family, why shouldn't a mother? Sweetha is a kind, beautiful and loving child. Everyone says she is so chutti! She is very mature for her age. She makes all this worthwhile."
How Can You Help
Parvati, Sweetha's mother, barely has the money to take Sweetha to Chennai for followups. The family has been pleading with villagers for help without much luck. Although the father lives in the same village, he did not care when he heard that Shweetha's heart might stop beating. Parvati is now afraid that she will lose the only person she has been living for.
Your contribution can save little Sweetha's life, and give this family a future they much deserve.