Saving young lives
DURING Joy of Giving Week #DaanUtsav2018, four organisations have come forward to support the cause of treating children suffering from CHD. CHD, the most common congenital anomaly in newborn babies, refers to the structural heart defects during the birth of a child. Under this unique partnership, children from the Raigad district of Maharashtra will be screened for CHD and supported for their medical surgeries. Surgeries would take place in Wockhardt Hospital, globally renowned for their medical facilities and service. Oracle began supporting heart surgeries for underprivileged children suffering from CHD throughout India in the Spring of this year. Under the Project Little Hearts, Oracle has taken a holistic approach to support surgeries with a dedicated grant of USD 100,000, plus awareness-raising activities to be planned over the course of the year. Under the same project, Genesis Foundation struck a unique partnership with Swades Foundation to treat the children suffering from CHD in Raigad. These two organisations both believe in working at and from the grassroots level, which ensures that the work does not end at providing monetary aid but reaches the ones who need it.