“My son is in desperate need of this surgery, the doctors said he will develop other infections if not
treated soon. I do not know how am I supposed to gather this huge amount. We have tried everything in
our power to treat our son. Please donate whatever you can spare and help us!” -
Shiv Dev, a four-month-old boy from Ernakulam, Kerala was born on 22nd Dec' 2021. His entire family
was eager to bring home a sweet and healthy child. But to their dismay, the baby's stay in the hospital
had to be extended as Shiv Dev was born with a facial defect.
Shiv Dev was born with a cleft lip and cleft repair (a split in the upper lip and on the roof of the mouth
that occurs when developing facial structures in an unborn baby). The doctors suggested Shiv Dev's
parents to shift him to Aster Medicity Hospital, Kerala for further treatment. When Shiv Dev's condition
was inspected, the doctors at this hospital advised Shiv Dev to undergo a Cleft Lip Repair surgery to correct his defect. The estimated cost of which is ₹ 2,40,000/- (Rupees Two Lakhs Fourty Thousand
Shiv Dev's father, Mr. Arun Anukuttan works as a daily wage painter. He is the only breadwinner for the
family of five and earns up to ₹ 600/- per day. The family lives in a rented house and pays a rent of ₹
6000/- per month. With time medical expenses have drained their savings and they have borrowed
money from their friends and relatives and cannot ask for more money. Please help the family in these
How Can You Help?
-You can Donate to the Fundraiser
-You can share Shiv's story on Facebook and WhatsApp so that their story reaches to more people like you who will impact his life
-You can Volunteer to Raise Funds and save Shiv's life.
50% Tax Exemption under 80(G)
FUNDS DONATED WILL BE USED FOR Shiv's TREATMENT
Kindly also share the fundraiser with your family and friends and help them to reach the goal. We will be grateful for your help!