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Funding of Medication to Uthma

On her visit to Sri Lanka in 2012, Marion (representative of Revive to Survive) received a request from the mother of a 22 year old girl (Uthma) who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma.  She has to undergo chemo therapy treatment 12 times and each time it would cost Rs.35,000 (approx. $285). 
 
Revive to Survive would be helping this patient depending on availability of funds.
 
 
Through the help of generous donors, Revive to survive funded the last 9 sessions of chemo treatment for Uthma.
 
 
May 30, 2013:  Revatha & Enoca Perera of Houston, graciously volunteered to fund a treatment of chemotherapy and the funds to the amount of Rs.35,000 (approx. $285) was handed over to Uthma in Sri Lanka.
These funds will be utilized for Uthma's next chemo therapy treatment scheduled on June 3rd, 2013.
 
June 19, 2013:  Mrs. Lalitha Ekanayake provided the much needed funds for the next treatment of chemotherapy to the amount of Rs.35,000 (approx. $285) and was handed over to Uthma in Sri Lanka.
These funds will be utilized for Uthma's next chemo therapy treatment scheduled on June 25th, 2013.
 
June 27, 2013:  An anonymous donor came forward to help Uthma out of compassion and Rs.35,000 (approx. $285) was directly handed over to Uthma in Sri Lanka.
These funds will be utilized for Uthma's next chemo therapy treatment scheduled on July 4th, 2013.
 
July 05, 2013:  Kolitha and Duloki Karunaratne of Houston, provided funds for Uthma's next chemo treatment and to purchase nutritious food. Funds to the amount of $300 was handed to Uthma in Sri Lanka. We are grateful to Kolitha and Duloki for helping to save this girls life.
These funds will be utilized for Uthma's chemo therapy treatment scheduled on July 16th, 2013.
 
July 18, 2013: An anonymous donor provided funds to the amount of $295 and was handed over to Uthma to be utilized for her chemo therapy treatment scheduled on July 30th, 2013.
 
July 22, 2013: Another anonymous donor provided funds to the amount of $285. Uthma will be to be utilizing these funds for her next chemo therapy treatment scheduled in mid August, 2013.
 
July 27, 2013: Laksman & Renuka Perera of Houston provided funds to the amount of $300 for Uthma's chemo treatment scheduled for end of August. These funds will be handed over to Uthma within the next two weeks.
 
August 28, 2013: An anonymous donor and Milinda Ekenayake of Colombo, graciously provided funds to a total amount of $606 for Uthma's last two chemo treatments scheduled for September. These funds were handed over to Uthma's mother.
 
October 8, 2013: An anonymous donor, provided funds to the amount of $300 for Uthma to get the CT-Scan after her Chemo treatment. The doctor will be deciding the next course of action depending on the results of this scan.
 
December 13, 2013: Several donors from Houston, provided funds to the amount of $1000 (Rs.129,847.50) for Uthma to get a PET-Scan which her doctor ordered to determine the current condition. We are grateful to the following donors for helping Uthma at her time of need:
  • Anonymous Donor
  • Krishani & Ranil Abeysekera
  • Dr.Savitri & Rajamanthri Ariyaratna
  • Sharmila & Gihan Fernando
  • Ashoka & Valentine Kao
  • Duloki & Kolitha Karunaratne
  • Swarna & Deepal Rangedera
 
 

Email to Marion by the patient's mother (May 2, 2013)

Dear madam,

This email refers to the conversation I had with you few days back,miss uthma xxxxxxxxxxxx my one and only daughter is suffering from Hodgkin lymphoma.She is 22 years old and treated by Dr.Dehan gunasekara .according to him she should be given treatment of chemotherapy 12 times,but we managed the treatment once and when it cost me Rs.35000/=.here we have to give 11 times more.therefore we are not in a. position to spend such a lot of money to save her life financial assistance in this matter is greatly appreciate. diagnosis card is attached.

thank you

hope to hear from you

Renuka xxxxxxxxxxx