Health care and Awareness in 18 Indian slums

 
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Jul 3, 2013

Filariasis disease treatment to Indian slum people

Mrs.K. Ramanamma  LF patient
Mrs.K. Ramanamma LF patient

Dear Donors

Greetings from STEPS

We have started this program from December 2011 and providing medicines and health checkups for 20 Filariasis patients with the funds rose up to know. Kindly consider donating again to continue this program and also tell about this to your friends.

Keeping check of Filariasis

  Mrs.K. Ramanamma aged 55 yrs living in Kondamitta slum, Srikalahasti municipality, India. She is widow and her husband Mr. Sivaiah died 10 years back. She is very poor and depends on her daily earnings.  

 She is suffering with Filariasis since 20 years. Her both legs were affected with Filariasis. Her Right leg affected since 20 years and Left leg  since 1 year. Last month when she got abscess in leg, she has taken treatment at Ruya hospital, Tirupati.

Because her both legs are affected she could not able to attend her daily work. With the treatment and awareness provided by STEPS NGO with the support of kind contributions of Donors through GlobalGiving, her health condition improved. Now she could able to attend her daily work and also earning her lively hood. 

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Project Leader

Pedamalli Prameelamma

Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh India

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