Gandur had no idea that a simple fever would change his brother’s life forever
“One year ago Dhaneshwar was down with a severe fever. He was also feeling giddy and could hardly get up from his bed. I took him to the doctor. When the test results came out, our worst fears came true- Dhaneswar was diagnosed with cancer and he needed chemotherapy immediately.” - Gandur.17-year-old Dhaneshwar is fighting chronic myeloid leukaemia. It is a type of blood-cell cancer that begins in the bone marrow. It's caused by a chromosome mutation that occurs spontaneously. It can quickly spread into the blood and other body parts as well.
Cancer has not allowed Dhaneshwar to leave home and it has been a year that he has been to schoolFor the past one year, Dhaneshwar has been tied to his bed - he is too weak and even little tasks like changing clothes and taking a bath tire him out. All his life he has been a good student and now the fact that he can’t go to school and continue with his studies saddens him a lot. He is a fan of cricket and used to love playing with his friends. Now all he can do is watch the matches on the mobile when his friends come over to visit him. He desperately wishes to go back to his normal life but he is getting weaker by the day because of the deadly disease.
Gandur deep in thoughts worrying about his brother's treatment
Gandur has left no stone unturned to save his brother but is still struggling to fund his chemotherapyGandur works a helper in a hotel in Ranchi and earns around Rs 7500 per month. He is married and has a 1-year-old son. Gandur has been single-handedly taking care of his family and also his brother’s treatment. He has been having a very hard time trying to manage everything and has already spent a lot by borrowing from his friends. But now, he is completely out of money and he would have to stop his brother’s treatment unless he gets help.
How you can help17-year-old Dhaneshwar is fighting cancer and needs chemotherapy to recover completely. His brother is trying very hard to arrange for money to continue his treatment but is unable to do so. Your generous contribution can help Gandur save the life of his brother and bring back happiness in their life.
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