Help 22-Year-Old Sathya Get A Life-Saving Heart Surgery

Sathya has been living with a serious heart condition since she was just 8-years-old. She has lived a life devoid of the happiness of childhood and the delights of growing up. In all her 22-years, Sathya’s life has only been about hospitals. Her heart condition has deteriorated considerably over the past few months. No medication can save her now. Sathya risks heart failure every day without surgery. Her only option is a life-saving heart surgery.



Since the age of 8, Sathya has been living on medicines


Sathya was only 8 years old when the hole in her heart was detected. To her mother Malliga’s relief she was told that with medication, it would heal itself. Unfortunately for Sathya, years of medication and injections didn’t make it better. Her heart can’t pump blood effectively anymore, and now Sathya needs a heart valve repair and valve replacement surgery to survive.

“She has been going to the hospital every month for many years now. That’s all her life has been. She couldn’t do many physical activities because her condition made it difficult for her to do anything. Her entire childhood has been spent going to the hospital, taking medicines and getting injections. I had never expected this life for my daughter.”




Sathya struggled to even carry her school bag because of the heart disease

Sathya has been diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease, because of which her heart valves are damaged, causing blood to move in the wrong direction since the valves can’t open and close properly. This makes it extremely difficult for her heart to pump blood and has made Sathya extremely weak.

“No one day has been the same for Sathya. She could be feeling active and cheerful on one day, and the next she would be very sick. Her illness has become very unpredictable, and it's these fluctuations that have made it life-threatening now.”



Sathya was forced to quit school after class 10 because of the physical strain it caused her. She couldn't even carry her own school bag. Ever since then, she has been at home instead of learning and working towards a future. Sathya is now 22-years-old, waiting for the day she will be healthy again. She longs to learn as much as she can and hopefully have a normal life one day. However, Sathya doesn’t have long to live without heart surgery.

Her mother works as a domestic help and is struggling to save her

Sathya comes from a family of humble means. Her brothers have recently started working on completing their education, and Malliga occasionally works as a domestic help.



“I try and work whenever I can to help pay for her treatment, but I don’t earn much as a domestic help. We’ve have spent a lot of money over the years on all her treatment. 3 lakhs is out of our reach. Sathya has come so far and has a chance to live with surgery, but I’m scared she might not make it if we delay treatment.”


Sathya needs your help to get immediate surgery and start living the life she always dreamt of.



How You Can Help

Sathya needs an urgent heart surgery to live, but she can only have it if her family can find the means to pay for it. She is racing against time and needs all the help she can get to have surgery and live free from the fear of losing her life to her heart disease.

Your support can save Sathya’s life.



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22nd February 2018
Dear Well Wishers,
As planned, Sathya was admitted at Sparsh Hospital, Yeshwanthpur on 15.02.2018 for the surgery. Her infection had come under control, however the Doctors continued medication at the hospital. On 19.02.2018 she underwent the surgery which went on for 6 hours. Doctors have replaced her Aortic valve and repaired Mitral and Tricuspid valves.


Your love and support has helped Sathya to undergo complex surgery. She is recovering well and today (21.02.2018), she has been shifted from ICU to ward. She continues to be under observation and post surgery treatment to avoid any possible infections.


She would need continued support by way of funds for her further treatment and the surgery too.

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