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Support 16 month old Thanmay undergo a liver transplant

Note: The goal for the transplant has been met. Contributions coming in will be utilized for the well-being of the child post-transplant if needed.

Why I am Fundraising

My name is Manjunath. My 16 month old baby, Thanmay, is suffering from a tumor in his liver and needs to undergo a liver transplant. He was undergoing chemotherapy for the past 6 months. I am the donor for mu son's transplant. We need over 18 lakhs for the treatment. I am a taxi driver and cannot arrange for this huge amount. With the help of my income and support from friends, I managed his treatment. But now we need your support to make this happen.

Our Story

We reside in Hebbagodi of Anekal Taluk. I am taxi driver. My wife is a house maker When our son was 10 months old, doctors found out through scanning that he was suffering from liver cancer. We were advised by the doctors to get the baby treated in Bangalore.

Doctors examined Thanmay and advised liver transplant. This is to be done in ASTER CMI Hospital in Cochin. Estimated cost is Rs. 18,00,000.
So far, total expenses have touched Rs. 2.5 lakhs. I have taken a loan of Rs. 1.5 lakhs to meet the same. With only one income earner as a driver in the family, we are not able to go further with liver transplant unless we get the required help. Transplant has to be done at the earliest as the chemotherapy got over some weeks back.

How You Can Help

We appeal to you for your financial support to save our son. We would be very grateful for your concern, help and prayers. The funds collected will be given to the hospital directly to support Thanmay's transplant.

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13th October 2016
Dear Supporter,

This is Thanmay's doctor. Very happy to inform you of Thanmay's progress. He is doing great and comes for regular follow ups. Here's a recent picture of him. He gave me a high five and a big smile before I clicked this picture. Thank you for your support. Will keep you posted on his progress.

Dr. Sonal Asthana
Senior HPB and Multiorgan Transplant Surgeon,
Aster Integrated Liver Care Team,
Aster Hospital.
24th July 2016
Dear supporters,

My name is Dr Sonal Asthana and I am Thanmay's doctor and surgeon.

Thanmay has been recovering really well over the last 2 months. Manjunath, his father and donor for Thanmay's liver is also getting back to normal routine.  Here's a photo from their regular follow ups (and a small video too)  -

It's amazing to see the support Thanmay received within 4 days of starting this campaign. As a doctor, I am overwhelmed to see donors like you coming together to help. It's your timely support that helped him undergo the transplant as planned.

5 years ago, when I came to India from the United Kingdom, my thoughts were around bringing affordable liver care to patients in India especially to children. Every year nearly 100 children die because their families are unable to afford a liver transplant.

But thanks to donors like you and generous corporate sponsors, we have able to bring hospitals onboard to reduce their costs too and provide affordable liver care to children like Thanmay.

We aim to conduct liver transplants for 10 children this year through this initiative, where every rupee from donors like you will be matched and 100% of your donation will go towards the child's treatment. We've already been to able to help 2 other children too - Anjali and Baby Dayaa

Here's the story of 6-year-old Akhina who needs a liver transplant. Click here to know more-

Her transplant has been scheduled for next week. We seek your help in sharing this campaign so more of your friends will come forward to support.

Dr. Sonal Asthana
Senior HPB and Multiorgan Transplant Surgeon,
Aster Integrated Liver Care Team,
Aster Hospital.
17th May 2016
Dear Supporter,

Thanmay has come out of his transplant operation and has bounced back to health. His liver graft donor was his father, Manjunath. He is doing well too. The family is eager to get back to Bangalore.

The team at Kochi has become very fond of Thanmay. They are sure to miss him. Once he reaches Bangalore, the team here will take on his continued care and follow-up.

Thank you for your generous contribution. Your support made this treatment and recovery possible for Thanmay. Now, he has a great chance of long-term survival and this has given a lot of hope and happiness for his parents.

Here are few photographs of Thanmay, his family and the team of doctors.

raised of Rs.1,800,000 goal

939 Supporters

Beneficiary: ILC Foundation info_outline
80G tax benefits for INR donations

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