Gan Ken Hwa has been undergoing dialysis treatment in St John Klang haemodialysis centre since two years ago. His dialysis cost was mainly sustained by Perkeso and he needs to rely on the financial support from his sister and niece on daily expense and a portion of dialysis cost that aren’t getting subsidies. As time goes by, it became harder for his family to afford all the expenses and now they are no longer able to support his dialysis treatment cost.
Villagers here tend to skip their meals if they couldn’t afford it. Starving has been a usual thing to them,” commented Mr. Frank, who is a regular volunteer in charge of event arrangement for the villagers there. . On 6 July, Erican College Psychology Club, and Dr. Mohd Hasnor from IIUM Medical Centre, volunteered to work with Great Heart Charity Association (GHCA) on the occasion of the Medical Check-up for Orang Asli Settlement at Tasik Chini, Pahang.
日前耕心慈善与巴生后尾芭慈竹庙联办的一场‘布施贫老’活动。活动设有免费餐点和日用品派送于社会的弱势群体，并以乐龄人士为主要受惠群体。 . 义工们搀扶着老人家们安顿就坐，并递上一包包的日常用品赠送礼袋，老人家们都开怀欢心而整场活动温馨又感动。慈善活动不仅散播着爱的种子，更是传递道德教育的榜样。慈竹庙今年正是聚集了一群懂得为社会公益发声，为慈善出力的有为年轻人和义工。 . 后尾芭慈竹庙苗主表示：“希望能够透过此次活动的影响和日用品的捐赠，将物品赠送至不同地区的清寒人士。我们也希望能够透过此举动，影响更多有能力的人能够为社会多尽一份绵薄之力。” . 再次感谢后尾芭慈竹庙，携手与耕心慈善“传达关心，爱在耕心”。
Gnaneswary (73 years old) lived with her only daughter and her son-in-law who worked as a taxi driver 10 years ago. He has been retired cause he is 68 years old and is too old to work. Gnaneswary’s daughter is taking care of her own mother daily routine everyday cause she is an OKU and needs to rely on the wheelchair. Great Heart Charity will be helping Gnaneswary for 6 months straight with monthly dialysis of Rm360, she hoped more people can donate to Great Heart to support her cause.
Ms.Thoo Fong Ming is a 61-year-old patient with kidney failure. When she is 50, her husband passed away and it makes her really upset and grief that she had lost her partner, her son has abandoned the family and leave the house without any financial or emotional support to her own mother. Her daughter has polio disease and unemployed. Fortunately, her son-in-law never reluctant to hold up the whole family financially with his job as air-conditional specialist, but his monthly salary of Rm2600 is not sufficient to cover the family daily expense and his mother-in-law monthly dialysis expense of nearly Rm2000. Great Heart Charity will be helping them 6 months of Rm720 dialysis subsidies. Show your support by donating to Great Heart to help Fong Ming.
Ledchumanan is a 63-year-old patient with kidney disease because he is too old to get subsidies from Perkeso. He needs to pay Rm1800 in his dialysis cost monthly and this is such a huge financial burden to his three children. His eldest son needed to pay the rental and groceries for his parents, while the second son need to pay the monthly installment of his parents transport to the dialysis centre, and the youngest son needed to pay the full dialysis cost of Rm1800 with his monthly average salary of Rm2300. Almost 75% of his salary goes directly to the dialysis centre just for his father sake.
Muniandy (63 years old) is the head of a family of six. Before he was diagnosed as having kidney failure in January 2016, he worked for Sime Darby to do the rubber tapping in Pulau Carey. He was sent to the St John dialysis centre Shah Alam cause it’s the cheapest dialysis cost that he can afford but it cost him Rm2200 monthly as well. His wife utilized all of her EPF savings and spent on his dialysis cost but it only lasted for a year. His eldest son, Kunasekaran, who worked as a technician have to carry this financial burden all by himself because 5 of his siblings chose to turn away from his parents.
Mr. Paschal Gomez, who is 76 years old, was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when he was 30 years old, which is considered a chronic enteritis. He has undergone a few intestinal resection operations to keep himself alive. Currently, there is no medication or operation that could put this illness to an end, so he has to rely on medication to ease the illness and to prevent recrudescence. Hence, Great Heart will be providing dialysis funding of Rm720 for 6 months, in hope that it could reduce some burden on Pascal and his wife. Care in hand, Love in heart.
During October 2016, Abdul Rahman bin Ishak, aged 66 from Hulu Langat asked for help from Great Heart Charity to support him on the dialysis cost when he was diagnosed with kidney disease. After six months of help in Great Heart dialysis aid of Rm720 monthly from October 2016 until April 2017, our social worker is glad to hear him saying that even though his haemogoblin level is a bit low, but his physical condition is very stable and healthy.
. d single, worked as a factory worker and took care of her mother in the same time. She carried the financial burden of nearly Rm2000 monthly in the dialysis cost with only Rm1800 salary included overtime. Great Heart Charity Association is helping to reduce the burden of daughter Veliamah, RM720 is subsidies to dialysis centre on their behalf monthly for six months starting April 2017. We hope that more people in the society can help this amazing daughter to reduce her financial burden.