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Only 3 Days Left For A Life-Saving Transplant For This 8-Year-Old

"One night, he cried out loudly and the very next moment he was gasping for air. We were terrified and the doctor told us that he has developed a severe breathing difficulty. He has completely stopped eating. Even the simple act of chewing and gulping food makes him breathless and chokes him. He is surviving only on liquids. He cannot walk or move on his own because his stomach is so painfully swollen. On some days, he just lies on his back for hours because even a slight movement causes him unbearable pain. Every day our fear of losing him is growing as his condition is only getting worse." - Satyanarayana, Nishanth's father

After 3 long years of suffering, little Nishanth is now on the verge of death

"For the past three years, Nishanth has been very calm and did not show much interest in anything. He was not as active as his younger brother. When we took him for a general checkup, his reports were normal and we thought it was usual for the boy of his age. But when recently the doctor said that the problem started 3 years ago, my heart broke. For the first time in my life, I regret being illiterate. I should have taken him to a bigger hospital. We wouldn't have to see this day. I completely failed as a father. I can never forgive myself if anything happens to him." - Satyanarayana.



A few weeks ago, little Nishanth suffered severe jaundice. When the parents took him to the local hospital, they were told that it was not just jaundice but the child was suffering from something more. The worried couple quickly moved him to the nearest city, Vijayawada from Yeturu, Krishna district, where they diagnosed the disease. The parents were told that his condition was very critical and they have only a few days left to save him.

The swollen liver doesn't let Nishanth breathe and eat

8-year-old Nishanth is suffering from acute liver failure, a condition which rapidly deteriorates the functioning of the liver after the first signs of liver disease (jaundice) and it also indicates that the liver has sustained severe damage. The last resort of survival for little Nishanth is an urgent liver transplant. He needs to undergo the surgery in three days, without which he will not survive.



"Life seems to be as scary as death for us. My son was completely alright  20 days ago. He suddenly turned yellow and his stomach started bloating abnormally. When we rushed him to the hospital, they told us that his liver is completely damaged. He is fighting death now. I was not prepared for this. I ran to every person that I could think of, I begged and borrowed every penny I could but in vain. I could only afford to admit him in the hospital. He needs a liver transplant in three days and I am unable to do anything. As a father, it is terrible to stand helplessly when your child is dying." - Satyanarayana

With a meagre income of Rs 320 a day, this daily wage laborer cannot save his son

"I am a daily wage laborer in a farm. I am able to find work only four or five days in a week. With the little amount, I was struggling to feed three people and was trying to provide proper education to my children as I wish a better life for them unlike us. But the cruel fate had changed our lives in a moment with the fatal disease. My wife, Agitha sold her jewelry and I borrowed a huge sum of money but even then I am unable to save him. I was able to spend 1 lakh till now. The transplant which can save my son costs 20 lakhs, the money that I can never earn in my lifetime." - Satyanarayana.

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8-year-old Nishanth is suffering from acute liver failure, a condition where the liver is completely damaged. Only an urgent liver transplant can save Nishanth from death. He is left with only 3 days for the surgery and the poor parents have tried everything they could to save their son but they are unable to afford the treatment, they will not be able to save him without your help.

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15th October 2018
Dear Supporters,

We are again thankful for the love and support you had shown Venkata. It is to inform you that - A portion of funds had been utilized towards donor work up of Venkata and all other miscellaneous expenses incurred on his treatment.

As per the discussion with the family and the doctors, we have planned to map the remaining funds towards Seelam Devi's campaign.

Seelam is diagnosed with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis, it is a disorder that causes progressive liver disease which leads to liver failure. In this condition, the liver cells are hardly able to secrete a digestive fluid called bile, which is critical for digestion and absorption of fats. 7 year old needs urgent funds to undergo the required treatment.

Here is the campaign link - https://milaap.org/fundraisers/help-seelamdevi

Please do write to us at feedback@milaap.org if you have any concerns regarding the same.

PFA of letter from the hospital for your reference.



Thank you for the love and support.

Dear Supporters,

We are again thankful for the love and support you had shown Venkata. It is to inform you that - A portion of funds had been utilized towards donor work up of Venkata and all other miscellaneous expenses incurred on his treatment.

As per the discussion with the family and the doctors, we have planned to map the remaining funds towards Seelam Devi's campaign.

Seelam is diagnosed with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis, it is a disorder that causes progressive liver disease which leads to liver failure. In this condition, the liver cells are hardly able to secrete a digestive fluid called bile, which is critical for digestion and absorption of fats. 7 year old needs urgent funds to undergo the required treatment.

Here is the campaign link - https://milaap.org/fundraisers/help-seelamdevi

Please do write to us at feedback@milaap.org if you have any concerns regarding the same.

PFA of letter from the hospital for your reference.



Thank you for the love and support.

3rd October 2018
Dear Supporters,

We have some unfortunate news to share with you today.

Master Venkata Nishanth Kandula passed away due to sudden deterioration in his health. He was facing a lot of complications due to the multi-organ dysfunction and needed a transplant for the same.

Initially his parents underwent the donor tests one after the other, however, both were fount to be unfit to donate. Following which, his paternal aunt underwent the test, unfortunately she too couldn't donate due to the liver volume.

Finally, his paternal uncle was tested and finally he turned out to be a positive match as a donor. However, post finding a match, due to the delays  in obtaining necessary clearances he couldn't receive the treatment on time and his health deteriorated to a point where a transplant was no more feasible, and unfortunately lead to his untimely demise.

Funds raised, will be partially used to clear the donor's workup bills and we shall keep you posted regarding the utilization of remaining funds.

Please find the death summary attached below:

Dear Supporters,

We have some unfortunate news to share with you today.

Master Venkata Nishanth Kandula passed away due to sudden deterioration in his health. He was facing a lot of complications due to the multi-organ dysfunction and needed a transplant for the same.

Initially his parents underwent the donor tests one after the other, however, both were fount to be unfit to donate. Following which, his paternal aunt underwent the test, unfortunately she too couldn't donate due to the liver volume.

Finally, his paternal uncle was tested and finally he turned out to be a positive match as a donor. However, post finding a match, due to the delays  in obtaining necessary clearances he couldn't receive the treatment on time and his health deteriorated to a point where a transplant was no more feasible, and unfortunately lead to his untimely demise.

Funds raised, will be partially used to clear the donor's workup bills and we shall keep you posted regarding the utilization of remaining funds.

Please find the death summary attached below:

25th September 2018
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for the continuous support.

Venkata's paternal uncle has been identified as a donor and we are waiting for the legal clearances so that we can start the procedure. This will take a few days. As soon as we get the clearance, Venkata will undergo the bone marrow transplant.


Errata:
Venkata will undergo the liver transplant, for which his paternal uncle has been identified as the potential donor. Will keep you posted on further developments. 

Once again, thank you all for the love and support.

Regards,
Jayalaxmi
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for the continuous support.

Venkata's paternal uncle has been identified as a donor and we are waiting for the legal clearances so that we can start the procedure. This will take a few days. As soon as we get the clearance, Venkata will undergo the bone marrow transplant.


Errata:
Venkata will undergo the liver transplant, for which his paternal uncle has been identified as the potential donor. Will keep you posted on further developments. 

Once again, thank you all for the love and support.

Regards,
Jayalaxmi
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