Koushik’s jaundice started getting worse - an indication of something dangerousFifteen days ago, Koushik fell sick. He had severe jaundice and medicines couldn’t cure it. The local doctors advised Lakshmi to take his son to Hyderabad for better treatment. A tiresome ambulance journey brought Lakshmi and Koushik to the big city. Several tests were conducted and finally, Kaushik was diagnosed with a damaged liver. Lakshmi is now pinning all her hope on the liver transplant for her son to get better.
“Within matter of days, my world turned upside down. We have always lived with financial problems but my husband (Mallesham) has been very supportive. But now with Koushik’s severe illness, I don’t know how we will manage.”
Lakshmi can’t bear to look at Koushik whose entire body has now turned yellow and is writhing in the pain of a swollen stomachKaushik is running high fever and is suffering from extreme pain due to a swollen stomach. His eyes are yellow and he can’t eat anything. Whatever he eats, he vomits it out.
“It is such a painful sight to see him going through so much pain. He was always a fussy eater and would never finish his meals on his own. But only if I fed him, he would eat it. Now as I see him not being able to eat anything, I can’t stop myself from crying.”
Lakshmi can't hold back her tears on seeing her son suffering
A cleaning staff by profession, Koushik’s father is struggling to afford the transplantLakshmi’s husband, Mallesham works a cleaning staff in a private company in Dubai. He earns around Rs 9000 per month and is the only earning member of the family. He is anxious on hearing the news of his son’s condition - he is coming down to India. Mallesham is willing to be the donor but the cost is a major roadblock.
How you can help7-year-old Koushik is suffering from acute liver disease. He needs a transplant at the earliest but his poor parents are unable to afford the transplant. They have already spent Rs 2 lakhs after borrowing from friends and near relatives and are in no condition to afford the transplant costing Rs 25 lakhs. Your generous contribution can give a second chance to Koushik.
Your support can save this little boy
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