On 04. April, 2018 . Kinder Trust along with Sai Saranya head nurse of Rashtriya Bal Swasthiya Karyakram (RBSK) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, had taken two small babies, Albert and Kiruthick with heart problems to Kuppaswamy Naidu Hospital in Coimbatore for pediatric heart echo cardiogram to ascertain their condition, and if surgery is necessary. The reports showed that the hole in their hearts were improving and a follow up visit after 3 months will be necessary to decide on operating.
Baby Abdul Ajeej was also taken to Aravind Eye Foundation for his second and hopefully final operation to save his right eye vision by lifting this eyelid on 4 April 2018, He was discharged by Aravind Eye Foundation 06.04.2018 after a successful operation and is recovering at home.
Kinder Trust would like to thank Aravind Eye Foundation and it’s staff for the excellent free service rendered .
On 26 Feb ’18, morning 3 children were brought down from Coonoor to Coimbatore by Kinder Trust n Dr Bharathy of Rashtriya Bal Swasthiya Karyakram (RBSK) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, to world famous orthopedic Ganga Hospital & Aravind Eye Hospital.
With the hope and intention of making two of them able to walk and the third for eyelid correction and to save the eye !
Selvan was operated on 27th Feb, Ameer on 28th for the first of two more complicated surgeries by Dr.Venkatdas pediatric orthopedic surgeon @ Ganga Hospital.
Baby Abdul Ajees got the first of more surgeries to correct the squint , then to ensure his eyelid is lifted up so that he does not turn blind. Intense physiotherapy will be needed to make these operations of both these boys successful.🙏🏻. Kinder Trust are even shifting Ameer to an interim accommodation in Coonoor to enable frequent physiotherapy for the next few months. Many thanks to Samina Sait for the assistance in accommodation for Ameer as it was not possible to physically take him down 100 steps to his home.
On 9th February, Kinder Trust had distributed 108 spectacles to children from low income groups after eye testing. Kinder Trust thanks an anonymous donor 🙏 to make it possible! Hopefully, these children will be able to study better. Special thanks to Dr. Porkodi DDH, Ooty to grant permission to conduct the event. This event was possible only with the active involvement of Dr Bharathi (RBSK) Coonoor Taluk and our most active volunteers Mr.Jabarathnam & Samantha.
GANGAG HOSPITAL VISIT On 18 January 2018 , Kinder Trust along with Dr. Bharathi Rashtriya Bal Swasthiya Karyakram (RBSK) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, took 3 children 2 of which were C.P patients and one who is having very severe deformity from Coonoor town to Coimbatore for a check up to see if these children can be made to walk by surgical procedure. two of which have been asked to come for surgery on 5th February 2018. Kinder Trust and the children will need your blessings for the success of the surgery which is the first process to make them walk.
Process of screening patients needing dilatation at the Eye Foundation for necessary treatment and/or prescription glasses as the case may be to be distributed at the spectacle camp to be held shortly
Kinder Trust Participated in the World Zoroastrian Chamber of Commerce (WZCC) , conference in Bangalore @ Clarks hotel from 15 to 18 December ’17. The theme this year was “Social Entrepreneurship” Kinder Trust was asked to speak about it’s activities at the event. In the true spirit of Zoroastrianism, we got such an overwhelming response, from the members of Hong Kong, Mumbai, USA, India, appreciating the work and wanting to help Kinder Trust in any way. It brought me to tears of joy!
Requested for a vehicle that can be used to ferry Children with disability to school and also double up as an emergency vehicle to take patients to Hospital, looks like we should get it soon ..
On 5 December ’17. Kinder Trust had an interaction with the parents / guardians of the Government day care center Coonoor, where there are 20 children with moderate to severe disability attending. There is a new physiotherapist, a speech therapist, special trainers and staff to attend to the children. Kinder trust gave cash gifts to all the children on the occasion of World day for differently abled persons.
The Sarva Shiksha Abhiya (SSA) a central government project held a celebration of “World Day for the Differently abled “on Monday 4th Dec . Kinder Trust was invited and offered cake to all the 100 children present. Some of the children danced and many sang along . The officials also joined clapping with the beat!
Kinder Trust Spectacles camp had to be postponed due to cyclonic storm in Nilgiris on 3 Dec, but we went ahead with the celebration of International day for people with disabilities at Priya colony, Keradamattam. Kodanad. This is a colony where houses were provided to people with disabilities by the Government and we are planning to start a training cum self help center here shortly.
Kinder Trust participated in Maatram an Eco exhibition at Ooty organized by the Rotary Club of Ooty and MOB on 30Nov and 1 Dec 2017 . There was very good inquiry for cloth and newspaper bags . The seed pens also generated great interest. The district Collector inaugurated the event.