Doraswamy, 35 Yrs, Vision loss, Baireddipalle, Chittoor, AP

  Documents and Medical Bills

Support from April 2016 onwards:

          

Donor Name

Amount (in Rs.)

Kalpana Nagasani

           10,500

BBF (2015 - 16)

           7,318

Total

         17,818

Balance as of 17-03-2017

8,683

 

17-03-2017: Dr Sujit prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 650 (Medicines -- Rs 600 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

23-01-2017: Dr Sujit prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 612 (Medicines -- Rs 562 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

17-12-2016: Dr Sujit prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 555 (Medicines -- Rs 505 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

13-10-2016: Dr Sujit prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 1,031 (Medicines -- Rs 981 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

05-10-2016: Supported for Brain and Orbit + MRV - MRI scanning. As this was referred by Sankara Nethralaya got discount of Rs 6,500. Based on the scanning report, Dr told him to continue the same medicines; this can't be cured now with injections.

Expenses: Rs 3,000

13-09-2016: Dr told him to get scanning report for further treatment.

25-08-2016: His neighbors suggested him to visit Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. Transportation from Bangarupalyam to hospital and  return journey are free. Dr assured that he will get vision for one eye with injections so asked to visit in next week for follow up.

 

22-07-2016: We called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 851 (Prothrombine Time investigation -- Rs 150, Medicines -- Rs 651 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

20-06-2016: We called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 908 (Prothrombine Time investigation -- Rs 150, Medicines -- Rs 708 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan and Sreekanth Anne

 

20-05-2016: We called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 728 (Prothrombine Time investigation -- Rs 150, Medicines -- Rs 528 for and Courier Bill -- Rs 50)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan and Sreekanth Anne

 

08-04-2016: We called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 800 (Rs 150 for Prothrombine Time investigation and Rs 650 for Medicines)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

Support during April 2015 - March 2016:

Doraiswamy

Donor Name

Amount (in Rs.)

Neeraja Chigulla

           2,000

Keethi Gubba

           4,000

Girish Mallavaram

           4,000

Srinivasulu Gubba

           2,000

Keerthi K

           7,000

Jithendra AB

           5,000

Neela Mega Shyam C

           8,204

Ganesh Prasanna Tekkalakota

           6,500

Arunkanth Tentu

           4,200

B V Pullarao Maddu

         10,000

Shobha Nandula

           1,000

Jayakishore Thunga

           1,000

Total

         54,904

Balance as of 25-03-2016

7,318

 

 

 

25-03-2016: Purchased medicines.

Expenses: Rs 399

 

16-03-2016: We called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed same medicines.

Expenses: Rs 150 (Prothrombine Time investigation)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

26-02-2016: We called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed medicines and prescribed the same test which has to be taken after 15 days. We sent medicines from Bangalore to Palamaneru.

Expenses: Rs 1,136 (Prothrombine Time investigation -- Rs 150, Medicines bill -- Rs 926, Courier bill -- Rs 60)

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

08-02-2016: Purchased medicines.

Expenses: Rs 100

 

26-01-2016: Dr Sudhakar (RIMRS Director) called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr prescribed medicines and Blood test which has to be taken after one month. Special thanks to Dr Sudhakar.

Expenses: Rs 800 (Blood Test -- Rs 800)

 

19-Dec-2015: Dr Sudhakar (RIMRS Director) called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr told to continue the same medicines and prescribed Blood test which has to be taken after one month. Special thanks to Dr Sudhakar. Our volunteer Saravanan Govindan sent medicines from Bangalore to Palamaneru.

Expenses: Rs 1,762 (Blood Test bill -- Rs 800, Medicines bill  -- Rs 762, Courier bill -- Rs 200)

 

28-Nov-2015: Dr Sudhakar (RIMRS Director) called Dr Sujit regarding Blood test report and Dr told to continue the same medicines and prescribed Blood test which has to be taken after 15 days. Special thanks to Dr Sudhakar

Expenses: Rs 800

 

20-Nov-2015: He visited NN for follow up check up. His vision is improving, Dr suggested medicines for one month and told him to call on coming Friday/Saturday after blood test done to see the progress. He along with his brothers went home around 1AM from Baireddipalle by walking around 2 Km in rain so few bus tickets got wet and tore.

Expenses: Rs 2,674 (Dr Consultation fees -- Rs 750, Medicines bill -- Rs 1,009, Travel expenses -- Rs 915)

 

10-Nov-2015: He visited Narayana Nethralaya for check up. Dr observed that vision in both eyes is improved and advised for Blood test again and stopped medicines. Dr came around 2PM to hospital and he saw the patient around 4.30PM, after Dr advice they went to 'Kanva Diagnostic Service', gave sample and waited for 2 hrs to get the report. They reach their village by 1AM in the morning. As they have no buses from Palamaneru to Baireddipalle during night times, traveled in Van. Patient needs two people for his support.

Expenses: Rs 1,908 (Dr Consultation fees -- Rs 500, Blood test bill -- Rs 550, Travel expenses -- Rs 858)

 

09-Nov-2015: Test done for Sugar at his village and found range is normal. Test cost is Rs 150 which is borne by the patient

 

02-Nov-2015: Sreekanth went to hospital around 9AM and met many people to finish the discharge process till 3 PM. He skipped breakfast and took permission from his Manager at office for the delay. Kudos to him for his Amazing efforts.

As Dr promised, he waived off  Dr fees. Thanks to Srinivas and Sreekanth for convincing Dr to get concession. Patient has to visit Narayana Nethralaya next Tuesday for follow up, we gave medicines for one month. Patient observed some improvement so hope he will get vision soon.

Expenses: Rs 12,107 (final bill -- Rs 11,596, Medicines bill -- Rs 511)

Volunteers: Saravanan Govindan, Sreekanth Anne and Srinivas D

 

01-Nov-2015: Our volunteers visited hospital to see the patient

Volunteers: Saravanan Govindan and Sreekanth Anne

 

31-Oct-2015: Saravanan visited hospital and talked to Doctor. The patient is going to be discharged on Monday and Drs prescribed medicines for 3 months

Volunteer: Saravanan Govindan

 

30-Oct-2015: We gave two pairs of clothes to patient's brothers/attendants who has been using same clothes from the past 4 days.

Volunteer/Sponsor: Ganesh Prasanna Tekkalakota

 

29-Oct-2015: We admitted him at Sagar hospital, Banashankari per Dr Sujit for further treatment and Srinivas left the hospital around 7 PM. Srinivas had lunch around 5.30 PM as he was waiting for the Dr at NN. Appreciate his great efforts. Dr will give injections thrice a day for 3 days.

Expenses: Rs 10,000 (Advance Payment for the treatment )

Volunteer: Srinivas D

 

27-Oct-2015: MRI suggested and asked to visit on 29th by Dr Sujit (Neurologist)

Expenses: Rs 15,750 (Dr Consultation fees -- Rs 750, MRI Scan bill -- Rs 15,000 )

Volunteer: Srinivas D

 

14-Oct-2015: Doctors @ Narayana Nethralaya did scans, prescribed medicines and asked to visit on 27th for follow up. They will do few more scans and take decision whether to continue medicines or go for operation. The problem is with nerves and there is enough water to get back his sight. If they could have come 6 months ago it would be cured by medicines only. 

13-Oct-2015: After consultation, Doctors told him to go to 'Narayana Nethralaya (NN)' for the treatment. As they don't have money, miscellaneous donor sponsored him for preliminary check up. Appreciate our new volunteer Kiran Gudimetla for his timely help to handover the money to the needy at hospital by taking permission from his Manager at office.

 

12-Oct-2015: He visited Satya Sai Hospital,  Whitefield, Bangalore and was asked to come on Tuesday. As he has to be at hospital by 7.30 AM, they came to Bangalore on Sunday evening and slept on pavement near the hospital on Sunday and Monday.

08-Oct-2015: Our volunteer Dr Hemanth suggested to visit Satya Sai Hospital, Whitefield, Bangalore for free treatment. We called SSH team and explained the patient's situation so they told us that the patient can visit from Mon thru Fri by 7.30 AM. We informed the same to the patient.

 

Needy Details:

Patient Name: Doraiswamy Kaigallu

Age: 35 yrs

Occupation: Works using Bullock Cart in Paddy fields

Income per month: Rs 2,500 (not working currently)

Wife Name: Manjulamma

Age: 25 yrs

Occupation: daily labor

Income per month: Rs 1,500 (not working currently)

Total Family Income per month: Rs 4,000

Children:3 (10 yrs girl, 3.5 yrs girl and 4 months baby boy)

Address: Mittapalle, Baireddipalle (M), Chittoor (Dt), AP

Family Details: He has 1 elder and 3 younger brothers. Elder brother left house and younger brothers are staying in a house supported by AP Govt. under "Indiramma Houses". His brother Mallesh is a tailor in his village and having 3 children. His brothers are supporting for food expenses.

About Problem: All of a sudden lost vision 6 months ago

Help Required: for operation which costs around Rs 50,000

History:This case is referred by RIMRS Special Children School, Palamaneru Director Dr. Sudhakar. The needy is a neighbor to Dr in his village. Doraiswamy, 35 yrs old from Mittapalle, near Palamaneru (2 hrs drive from Bangalore) lost his vision 6 months ago due to some neuro problem. They have spent around one lakh for investigations at Minto and St. John's hospitals in Bangalore, SVIMS Tirupati, Chittoor and Madanapalli. They were informed that due to neuro issue, lost vision. This has to be corrected by operation only. He was earning money by using his Bullock cart for Paddy filed works in his village. He sold his two Bullocks for Rs. 48,000 and took credit on home which has share for his 4 brothers too. They don't have money now to go for further treatment.

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