Sharon is a single mother who lives in the low cost housing area nearby Bukit Jalil. Her husband passed away on 2016 and she is forced to carry the financial burden on her own. She only worked part time as the house cleaner and it is extremely difficult for her to pay the bills by working more because she needs to take care 5 of her children as well. Thus she sent 2 of her older children for her relatives to take care. However, she still needs to take care of her parents who are OKU and having lungs infection. Sharon’s family really needs the help from public to purchase groceries for them, for the kids to not be starving. Great Heart Charity has helped for 6 months of groceries that lead to improvement, and we hope more people can help Sharon by donating to us.
Pushparani is a widow who had abandoned by her husband due to her sickness. She has serious rheumatism that caused her to have difficulty in daily movement and sleep that lead to unemployment and depression. When she is all alone last year, kind-hearted Theresa that she knew from church is willing to keep her in her house and only charged her with very low rental of Rm200 monthly, Theresa even buy meal for her occasionally so that she don’t starve herself because she had limited government subsidies. We sincerely appreciate Theresa for her kind heart to be willing to keep unfortunate people with disabilities and we help both of them to pay the rental of Rm300 monthly to reduce their burden.
Ng Pik Nyun, a dialysis patient who suffered from kidney disease for more than 1 year. She used to take the Great Heart dialysis aid for 6 months period and then after one year, her physical changes makes the Great Heart social worker felt surprised and distressed as she becomes very weak. Great Heart Charity Association decided to assist Ng pik nyun for a monthly dialysis subsidies of RM720 for a period of six months. We sincerely hoped more people can support us into helping Pik Nyun to regain her health like last year.
Ms.Parames is a single Indian mother who earned a tiny income by helping people sew clothes and home cleaning when her husband abandoned her 3 years ago with no financial support. She only earned Rm5 as profit in her home sewing business and Rm20 for home cleaning in 2 hours. During the afternoon, she has to come back from work and take care of her children with Down syndrome. er mother is very pleased that we are willing to help her RM150 to buy daily necessities for a period of 6 months, but seeing as the six-month period is going to end on June 2017, she is really worried about it and she hoped more people can help her out through donating to Great Heart.
32-year-old male, suffered from high blood pressure and kidney disease. Due to the deficiency of red blood cells that leads to anaemia, he needs dialysis treatments and injections two times each week to increase his haemoglobin level, and once a month he needs an extra injection that cost (around Rm1000). His job as insurance sales is only giving him a tiny salary (Rm700), thus he leads a very frugal life. Fortunately, he is eligible for government assistance which covers part of the dialysis and costs of injections, but he still needed to pay part of the injection costs. His physical condition is very much improved now compared to year 2016.Great Heart Charity has helped Liew Tzer Gio on his dialysis funding of Rm720 monthly starting from January 2015 to April 2017 during his difficult transition period in life.
Dayanidhi is a 11 years old kid who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and is only taken care by her mother, Kalaivahni and her neighbors. He is unable to walk, speak and express himself and he really needed Rm350 to buy a single mattress, the price is more expensive than usual because Dayanidhi doesn’t know how to express himself when his back get heated by lying on bed for the long time and he needed a good quality single mattress to prevent overheat. Great Heart Charity will be helping Dayanidhi for two Pediasure milk monthly for six months with additional 1 milk from a kind donor. However, they still needed the help from public to sponsor her kid in pampers and more Pediasure milk, and the single mattress for Dayanidhi.
Mayakrishnan is a long term dialysis patient. He has been in dialysis treatment for 10 years. Fortunately, he is still in good health and able to travel to dialysis centre by motorcycle. He has three daughters and a son, but his married daughters seldom pay a visit or provide him with allowance. Depending on side income from his 63 years old wife and over time allowance from his son, his treatment cost is hardly covered. He is still required to pay for RM780 after subsidization from the government. To reduce the burden of his son and wife, Great Heart is providing RM360 subsidization on his dialysis treatment for 6 months. Mayakrishnan hopes that kind souls can help his family by donating funds to him through Great Heart.
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.
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.