Congenital Heart Surgeries Chi





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Project Description

Region: South-East Asia

Country: India

Location: Pune

Total Budget: $42,297

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

The present project aims at conducting Congenital Heart Surgeries for the Children suffering from congenital heart disease (CHD).

Beneficiaries -

a) between the age group of (0-18)

b) belonging to Economically weaker section (below poverty line) from Maharashtra and surrounding states.

c) around 42 children suffering from CHD between the age group of (0-18).

The project will be conducted through "Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital" which a super specialty hospital with the state of art facilities.

Cost -

The cost Per surgery will be Rs. 75000/ (1000$ per surgery). It is a consolidated package given to us by DMH- considering the volume of patients and charity involved. Total cost of the project- $42,580 (RS. 319350),

Importance of the project-

1. This project is important in view of prevalence of CHD in large number of children

2. Lack of facilities available for the treatment of CHD in India. T

3. CHD is life threatening for children.

4. Will improve the life the children affected with CHD.

Community Needs addressed-

1. Diagnosis of CHD in needy population through DMH

2. Treatment of CHD (for which funding will be given partly by Rotary and partly by DMH through CSR funds

3. Post operative care & medicines by Rotary and DMH

4. Awareness program for patients and their family members and community awareness program.

Pre operative awareness - diagnostic awareness and causes of CHD will be explained to patient's family members.

Post operative care to be taken by the patient.

Community awareness will include the precautions to be taken by the mothers during pregnancy, diet and nutrition to be maintained.

The awareness program both for the patient including their family members and for the community will be done by DMH Doctor Santosh Joshi and his team.

Primary Host Partner

District: 3131

Rotary Club of: Pune Sarasbaug

Primary Contact: Alpana Vaidya

Email: alpana.vaidya@gmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 5440

Rotary Club of: Fort Collins After Work

Primary Contact: Raju Jairam

Email: raju@mbi.com

Project Status

This project is "Approved". This means the application has been approved by The Rotary Foundation, and the project is ready for implementation.

Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

The TRF Grant application number is #2234009.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Fort Collins After Work (5440)





Pune Sarasbaug (3131)





Pune Royal (3131)





Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by John Trone

System Entry: Project reverted to "Published".


by John Trone

System Entry: Pledge of $3,750 by Ajay Chaudhari of the Rotary Club of Pune Royal, District 3131.


by John Trone

System Entry: Project is now "Fully Pledged".


by Raju Jairam

System Entry: Application Sent to The Rotary Foundation through Member Access.


by Raju Jairam

System Entry: Application approved by The Rotary Foundation.

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