Success Stories


Child Help Foundation has supported critical surgery and treatment of 742 underprivileged and needy children. These children come from the most deprived section of society without access to proper medical facilities and healthcare.

Sneha Tarkase
Miss. Sneha was born with “Congenital Heart Disease”, which was diagnosed when she was 2 years old. She had undergone two open heart surgeries. Sneha’s Upbringing was done by a single parent, her mother Mrs. Shakuntala Tarkase who was working as a tailor. Sneha was 4years when she lost her father. Since that day Sneha and her younger brother were taken care by their mother. Things become worse when Sneha started falling ill frequently.

Even after 2 heart surgeries Sneha’s health condition did not improve. This is when the doctor suggested Sneha’s mother that she requires a pacemaker installation. Sneha’s mother being a single mother and the only bread winner in the family approached Child Help Foundation for financial help for her daughter’s treatment. The family gave a sigh of relief when Child Help Foundation raised the required funds. The unusual and complex surgery was done successfully. Sneha has now recovered completely and leaving a normal life. She is currently studying in Std 12th,Commerce.

Athmika Binu
Athmika (8months) is a baby daughter of Binu (Father) who is a driver by profession and Reshmi (Mother) is a housewife. Athmika is their firstborn child. Residing in Kanhira Maliyil House in Kasargode, Kerala. Athmika suffered from Congenital Agenesis of Sternum a rare chest wall malformation resulting from failed midline fusion during embryonic development. Athmika’s father earns an income of Rs 36000/- annually.

Athmika before intervention used to continuously suffer from pain in her chest and suffered from a respiratory problem. The sternum or breastbone is a long flat bone located in the central part of the chest that connects to the ribs via cartilage and forms the front of the rib cage which helps to protect the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels were partially missing in Athmika.

This case was referred to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. A team of cardiac surgeons, Anesthetists, and Plastic Surgeon were involved in helping Athmika attain a normal life. The Child was given special provisions of ICU (Bed and nursing), Blood Processing, Ventilatory Support, and other medicines. Athmika is recovering faster and will get a discharge from the hospital soon.

Baby of Saroj patel
The infant of Mrs. Saroj Patel and Mr. Nilesh Patel were admitted to “Surya Hospital “ with problems of “extreme prematurity with extremely low birth weight, respiratory distress syndrome, and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia”. Baby were kept on mechanical ventilation support, IV fluids, and IV antibiotics.

Mr. Nilesh Patel(Father) was working in service with an income that was barely making par. It was very difficult for him to cope up with this expense. So, “Surya Hospital” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation. After 11 weeks of treatment, the baby were declared healthy and were successfully saved.

Harshad Shaikh
Harshad Shaikh aged 3 months, was admitted to “Surya Hospitals” with severe Pneumonia with respiratory failure. He was to be kept on ventilator support for 2 weeks, the cost for which was estimated to around 3.5 – 4 lakhs. Mr. Asif Shaikh (father) worked as a mechanic to support the family of 3 and it was really difficult for him to cope up with the expense of treatment. So, “Surya Hospitals” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation. Realizing the criticality of the situation. After 2 weeks of treatment, the child was discharged and now he is in a healthy condition.

Puneet Prajapati
Mast. Puneet Prajapati was a year old when he was diagnosed with “ Major congenital heart defect, Tetralogy of Fallot and severe pulmonary stenosis with frequent cyanotic spells despite medications”. The permanent cure recommended by the doctors of “Sir. H.N Reliance Foundation” was an early Total correction and the surgery was major open-heart surgery.

However, doctors of the hospital ensured a high success rate of surgery. Mr. Dineshkumar Prajapati(Father) worked as a sales executive at a pharmacy to support the family of 6. It was really difficult for him to bear the expense of the surgery. So, “Sir H.N Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation. Realizing the criticality of the situation. After a month the baby was successfully operated and completely recovered.

Vinayak Thapa
Mst. Vinayak Thapa at the age of 7 months was diagnosed with "Tetralogy of Fallot". Intracardiac Repair of TOF was advised by the doctors of “Jupiter Hospital”. The cost of surgery was estimated of Rs.2,35,000/-. Bharat Thapa(father) was working as a driver to support the family of 7 members and was unable to bear the expenses of the surgery of his child. Worried about the critical condition of their child, parents contacted Child Help Foundation.

After a month the baby was successfully operated and has made a complete recovery

Baby Durva Rathod
Baby Durva was 4 months old when she was diagnosed with "Congenital heart disease, Large S/P, coarctation ballon dilation, Large PDA, hypoplastic arch". The only permanent treatment was an open heart surgery (Aortic arch repair). However the doctors of "Bai Jeerbail wadia hospital for children" made sure that the baby completely recovers after an surgery. Durva's father Mr. Gajanan Rathod is a worker and a sole earner in the family of consisting 3 members. Bearing the expense for treatment was difficult for him. So, MSW of "Bai Jerbai wadia Hospital for children" referred this case to Child Help Foundation. After a month the baby was successfully operated and completely recovered.

M.Sathriyan
Mast M.Sathiriyan, son of Mr.Muthu Kumaran and Mrs.M.santhi was diagnosed with “Down’s syndrome, Tet canal, large conoventricular, VSD” at the age of 10 months. The treatment suggested by the doctors of “Amrita Institute of medical science” was AV canal repair through surgery. However, the doctors made sure that the baby completely recovers after surgery.

Mr. M.Santhi(Father) worked as a construction worker and was barely earning enough to support the family of 4 members. So, “Amrita Institute of medical science” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.After a month the baby was successfully operated and completely recovered.

Baby of Soumya
80 days old son of Mr. Bineesh M B and Mrs. Soumya N R was diagnosed with “ Type II Truncus arteriosus Large Conoventricular VSD with left and right shunt”. The permanent cure as recommended by the doctors was a heart surgery (Truncus repair+handmade conduit surgery ) Father of Baby Mr.Bineesh works as a Nurse and was barely earned enough to support the family of 3. In such a critical situation, it was difficult for him to bear the expense of surgery. So, “Amrita Institute of Medical Science and Research Center” referred this case to Child Help Foundation. Realizing the criticality of the case After a month the baby was successfully operated and completely recovered.

Baby Krishna Dev
Baby Krishna at the age of 2 years was diagnosed with “Primembranous VSD with a left to Right Shunt”. The permanent cure was Open heart surgery (VSD Closure). However, Doctors ensured a high success rate of the surgery Mr. Rajesh CP (Father) worked as Auto-Rickshaw Driver to support the family of 5 members, bearing the cost of surgery was challenging for him. So, the “Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and research center” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation. Realizing the criticality of the case After a month the surgery was carried out and the baby has fully recovered.

Baby Kavistri
Baby Kavistri was diagnosed with “Tricuspid atresia/ NRGA, S/P PA Band”. The permanent cure recommended by the doctors of “Amrita Institute of Medical Science” was an Open Heart Surgery (Cath+ BDGS). Kavistri’s Father Mr. Balamurugan worked as a painter to support the family of 4 and was barely keeping up with the family expenses. So, the MSW of “Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences” referred this case to Child Help Foundation. After a month the surgery was carried out and the baby has fully recovered.

Simran Ansari
While returning from the grocery shop on the eve of New Year 2019, Simran’s dress caught fire near the burning garbage. The 8-year-old could not manage to put out the fire on her own. She was rushed to “Family Care Hospital” for treatment. Simran suffered a 48% burn, which severely affected her waist, feet, leg, and back portion of her body. She immediately was taken to the ICU. She needed aid with everything, so she was put on oxygen. For her nutritional needs, she was totally dependant on the saline drips. Skin Grafting has to be carried out on Simran. Mr.Naseem Ansari(Father) worked as a Taxi Driver and bearing the expense for such treatment was challenging for him. Parents worried about the critical condition of their child. So, “Family care Hospital” referred this case to Child Help Foundation.After a month of treatment, Simran has recovered successfully and is in good health.

Maira Shaikh
Maira was a year old when she was diagnosed with “Congenital Heart disease, Right Isomerism, Common AV Canal defect, Supracardiac unobstructed TAPVC, ostium primum ASD, Large inlet VSD, DORV, severe valvar, and subvalvular pulmonary stenosis”. The treatment as recommended by the doctors of “Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children” was an Open Heart Surgery(TAPVC Repair + BDGS).

Mr. Quddus Shaikh(Father) worked as Driver and the earning was quite limited, it was challenging for him to raise the expense for the surgery. So, MSW of “Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.

Pritam Mandal
Pritam Mandal was 5 years old when he was diagnosed with “heart disease, Large OS ASD, Dilatedd RA/RV, Mild flow acceleration across (L) UPV”. The treatment for which was an open heart surgery ASD device closure. However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the surgery. Mr. Surajit Mandal(father) worked as a construction worker and bearing the expense for such surgery was quite challenging for him. So, MSW of “Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.

Hemant Naik
Mast. Hemant was a year old when he was diagnosed with “Congenital Heart Disease, Severe valvar and sub-valvar pulmonary stenosis, BDGS + Atrial Spectectomey + LPA plasty, Large ostium ASD with bidirectional shunt”. The permanent cure as recommended by the doctors of “Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children” was Cardiac Cath-lab intervention (LPA stenting). However, the doctors ensured a high success rate of the surgery. Mr.Vijay Naik(Father) worked as a rented Driver and the earning was barely making par with the family expense, Bearing expense for such treatment was quite challenging for him. So, MSW of “Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.

Bhargavi Jadhav
Bhargavi Jadhav at the age of 6 years was diagnosed with “Large Ostium Secundum ASD”. The permanent cure as recommended by the doctors of “SL RAHEJA HOSPITAL” was an Open Heart surgery(ASD surgical closure). However, the doctors ensured a high success rate of the surgery. Mr. Anish Jadhav(Father) worked as an employee at an Ice-cream parlor, it was challenging for him to cope up with the expense of the surgery. The parents were worried about the critical condition of the child. So, “S L RAHEJA HOSPITAL” referred this case to child help foundation.

Baby Yogita Sonawane
Baby Yogita was born with the congenital Heart Disease (Large VSD). The cure recommended by the doctors of “New Age Wockhardt Hospital” was an Open Heart surgery (Large VSD closure). However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the surgery. Mr. Bhagwat Sonawane was a farmer and was working on scarce to support the family, bearing the expense for such a surgery was quite difficult for him. The parents were worried about the worsening condition of their child as the days passed. So, “New Age Wockhardt Hospital” reffered this case to Child Help Foundation.

Raghav Shinde
Mast. Raghav Shinde was 18 months old when he was diagnosed with “Ostium Secumdum ASD with left to Right Shunt”. The permanent cure as recommended by the doctors of “Sahyadri Hospitals” was an Open Heart surgery (ASD/VSD Surgical closure). However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the surgery.Mr. Bhalchandra Shinde(Father) worked as a labour in a private company and was barely keeping par with the expenses to support the family of 5, it was quite challenging for him to raise the expense for the surgery. The parents were worried about the critical condition of their child. So, MSW of “Sahyadri Hospitals” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.

Bhumi Dalvi
Miss Bhumi Dalvi was 6 years old when she was diagnosed with “congenital heart disease Tetralogy of Fallot, Large subaortic VSD, Severe infundibular and valvar pulmonary stenoisis, LPA origin stenosis, PDA”. The permanent cure as recommended by the doctors of “Bai Jerbai Wadia hospital for children” was an Open Heart surgery (TOF repair + LPA plasty + PDA ligation). However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the surgery Mr. Namdev Dalvi (Father) worked as a house helper and was barely keeping up with the expense to support the family of 4, it was challenging for him to bear the expense of the surgery. So, MSW of “Bai Jerbai Wadia hospital for children” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.

Ajeesh K.R
Mr. Ajeesh K.R was diagnosed with “Tetrology of Fallot, S/P ICR+TAP”. The permanent cure was pulmonary valve implantation through Open Heart Surgery. However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the surgery. Mr. Rajan(Father ) worked as a coolie and was barely keeping up with the expenses to support the family of 4 members, It was really difficult for him to arrange the expenses for the surgery. Parents were worried about the critical condition of their child. So, “Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences” referred this case to Child Help Foundation.

Khushi Sunder Lal
Baby Khushi was diagnosed with “ Patent Ductus Asteriosus, Dilated LA/LV” at the age of 4 months. The permanent cure as recommended by the doctors of “Fortis Hospital” was PDA device closure through Open Heart Surgery. However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the surgery Mr. Sunder Lal (Father) worked as a labourer and was unable to bear the expense for such costly surgery. Parents were worried about the critical condition of their daughter. So, MSW of “Fortis Hospital” referred this case to the Child Help Foundation.

Along Aier
Mast. Along Aier was diagnosed with the “Hodgkin’s Lymphoma” at the age of 19 years. The suggested permanent cure for which was chemotherapy, radiotherapy by the doctors of “Eden Medical Center”. However, the doctors ensured the high success rate of the treatment Along’s mother Ms. Amenlia worked multiple part-time jobs to support the family of 2, it was quite challenging for her to bear up the expense of the treatment. So, MSW of “Eden Medical Center” referred this case to Child Help Foundation.

Child Help Foundation has supported many more cases.

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