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Baby Ekanshi's Liver Is Severely Damaged, Needs A Transplant To Live

As the clock strikes 5 in his office, Hemanta starts feeling restless. He wants to go back home as soon as possible. But it's not because he is in a hurry to get off work, but only because he wants to be with little Ekanshi (1.6), his daughter. Since Ekanshi was born a year back, all Hemanta has wanted to do in his free time is to play with her and cuddle her. She is his little angel but unfortunately for the last 10 months, his daughter has been very sick. She has a chronic liver disease and now the doctors have told that only a liver transplant can help her live a healthy life.

The family used to go for regular temple visits

Looking at the suffering of his baby, Hemanta can’t help but be angry at the gods

After a number of visits to the nearby temple in their village Bagara in Koraput, Odisha, a baby girl was born to Hemanta and Mili. The young couple was overwhelmed with joy. Mili was certain that it was due to the grace of the goddess. But now baby Ekanshi is not well at all. Her liver is failing and her growth is stunted. The pain in her stomach doesn't allow her to eat properly and she weighs just 6 kgs.

“What did we do wrong that Ekanshi is going through so much suffering? I feel angry and hopeless. I am desperate to save my baby but I don’t know what to do,” - Hemanta, father.

Braving the atrocious winters in Delhi, Hemanta is doing everything in his hands for Ekanshi

10 months back, Ekanshi was throwing up everything she ate. Medicines were only of temporary respite and soon she started showing other symptoms like that of a swollen stomach. Her feet were also swollen and her skin was showing a slightly yellowish tinge. The parents were scared and decided to take her to Delhi. There they got to know about their daughter’s critical condition. She needs a liver transplant at the earliest, but the parents are afraid that they won’t be able to afford it.

 

“It is terribly cold in Delhi now and every time we take Ekanshi to the doctor in an auto, we are scared that she might get even more sick. But we can’t afford to take her in a cab. The helplessness I feel being a father cannot be described in words.”  

You can bring back hope to these parents who are struggling to save their baby

Hemanta’s job in a private company fetches him only a modest income and with that, it is difficult to run his family. Affording a liver transplant for Ekanshi is almost like an impossible dream for them. The transplant would cost him around Rs 14.5 lakhs and he has already spent Rs 60,000-70,000. Hemanta has few acres of land, back at home. He is planning to sell that to start the tests. Both Mili and he are willing to be the donor but it’s the money that they are worried about. Your generous contribution can bring back the lost happiness of this family and give little Ekanshi a new lease of life.

Your support can save Ekanshi

THE ABOVE CASE IS SUPPORTED UNDER AFFORDABLE LIVER TRANSPLANT INITIATIVE:

Estimation letter
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24th April 2019
Dear Supporters,

We'd like to thank you for the wonderful support that you have shown towards Ekanshi Pradhan. It means a lot to all of us. However, we have some unfortunate news to share with you today.

Ekanshi's health kept on deteriorating, she battled hard for her life but passed away despite the doctor's best efforts.

Since funds could not be used for intended purpose i.e, Ekanshi's treatment - With the doctor's consent, funds raised for Ekanshi would be utilized to help another baby named Ali Humja who is also suffering from Chronic Liver Disease.

Here is the campaign link for the same - https://milaap.org/fundraisers/support-ali-hamza

As per our Refund Policy under Terms & Conditions (https://milaap.org/about-us/terms-and-conditions), donors have the discretion on how their funds should be used which is as follows:

1. Funds raised for Ekanshi Pradhan to be redirected to Ali's campaign - https://milaap.org/fundraisers/support-ali-hamza

2. You can opt for a refund for the contribution made and we will be happy to help you with the same.

Please reply to this email before the 30th of April, 2019 stating your preference for 1 or 2. After which the funds will automatically be mapped towards Ali's campaign.

Thank you for your support and generosity. 
Dear Supporters,

We'd like to thank you for the wonderful support that you have shown towards Ekanshi Pradhan. It means a lot to all of us. However, we have some unfortunate news to share with you today.

Ekanshi's health kept on deteriorating, she battled hard for her life but passed away despite the doctor's best efforts.

Since funds could not be used for intended purpose i.e, Ekanshi's treatment - With the doctor's consent, funds raised for Ekanshi would be utilized to help another baby named Ali Humja who is also suffering from Chronic Liver Disease.

Here is the campaign link for the same - https://milaap.org/fundraisers/support-ali-hamza

As per our Refund Policy under Terms & Conditions (https://milaap.org/about-us/terms-and-conditions), donors have the discretion on how their funds should be used which is as follows:

1. Funds raised for Ekanshi Pradhan to be redirected to Ali's campaign - https://milaap.org/fundraisers/support-ali-hamza

2. You can opt for a refund for the contribution made and we will be happy to help you with the same.

Please reply to this email before the 30th of April, 2019 stating your preference for 1 or 2. After which the funds will automatically be mapped towards Ali's campaign.

Thank you for your support and generosity. 
30th January 2019
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for supporting Ekanshi.

She is not getting any better. Her health is deteriorating. She is at home and we are unable to even take her to Delhi for treatment because her stomach has swelled up to a level where she can't even move.

She is receiving injections and medication for her liver. The doctor says that this is a genetic problem and due to this they haven't been able to find a donor either. Once she is better, we will take her to Delhi for a check up.

Please keep her in your prayers, an keep sharing this campaign.

Regards,
Hemanta
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for supporting Ekanshi.

She is not getting any better. Her health is deteriorating. She is at home and we are unable to even take her to Delhi for treatment because her stomach has swelled up to a level where she can't even move.

She is receiving injections and medication for her liver. The doctor says that this is a genetic problem and due to this they haven't been able to find a donor either. Once she is better, we will take her to Delhi for a check up.

Please keep her in your prayers, an keep sharing this campaign.

Regards,
Hemanta
10th January 2019
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for your love and support.

Ekanshi is at home in her village right now. There is a swelling in her stomach and she has become quite weak. She is not eating properly too.

We are waiting for more funds so we can start the transplant procedures. As of now we haven't started conducting tests to find out who the donor will be.

We will be taking her to the hospital later this month for a check up.

Please keep sharing the campaign and supporting her!

Regards,
Hemanta
(Father)
Dear Supporters,

Thank you all for your love and support.

Ekanshi is at home in her village right now. There is a swelling in her stomach and she has become quite weak. She is not eating properly too.

We are waiting for more funds so we can start the transplant procedures. As of now we haven't started conducting tests to find out who the donor will be.

We will be taking her to the hospital later this month for a check up.

Please keep sharing the campaign and supporting her!

Regards,
Hemanta
(Father)
Rs.684,036 raised

Goal: Rs.1,450,000

Beneficiary: Ekanshi Pradhan info_outline

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