Celebrity SpotLight

Celebrity Spotlight

A Generous Donor

Many individuals donated for the benefit of children with heart disease. Today SACHi has a list of over 8000 donors. Ms.Sania Mirza, Ms.Ileana, Ms.Shreya Sharan, the list includes people from different walks of life who had campaigned for the cause. (Please click the beneficiaries list on the home page to view the individuals associated with the cause).

Saina Nehwal joins school kids at ‘Heart 2 Heart Buddy Carnival’ organized by SACHi in aid of children suffering from heart disease! Saina encourages kids to take up sports and make the country proud.

Hyderabad, December 24th, 2011: Saving A Childs Heart Initiative (SACHi) a registered charity in India has been untiringly working for providing succor to children suffering from congenital heart disease. SACHi as part of its initiative to raise funds to cover the cost of treatment for children suffering from heart disease organized a ‘Heart 2 Heart Buddy Carnival at Apollo Health City.

Become a committed donor and help a child discover life again. No donation is too small or no donation is big to saving a child’s heart.

Actress Shriya did a special film stars evening for SACHi. Celebrities and stars from the Telugu film industry participated in the show. Shriya herself contributed towards the surgery of 4 children.

Sania for SACHi

Global tennis sensation Ms.Sania Mirza announced her commitment to join the movement aimed at helping children with heart diseases. She launched the SACHi bands endorsed by her. The proceeds of these bands will go towards helping children with heart diseases through SACHi. She also donated the money she won in the famous show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.

Actress Ileana Decruz in aid of children with heart diseases.

Each individual child presents different clinical conditions. The surgery cost includes the consumables (items used in surgery) and pharmaceuticals used for each child. In highly complex cases valves and conduits are used that are very expensive. On an average the open heart surgery costs Rs.1.5 lacs to Rs.1.8 lacs (US $4000 approximately) and a closed heart or interventional surgery costs Rs.80,000/- to 1 lac (US $2500 approximately). In cases where conduit or valves are used the surgery cost goes up to 3 lacs. The funds required to cover the cost of the surgery will be borne by a combination of Saving a Child’s Heart, the government and the donors.