G-2896

A Mammography Van

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Project Description

Region: Asia

Country: India

Location: Maharashtra

Total Budget: $70,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment



Global Grant Synopsis:

A Mammography Van at Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Cancer Hospital, Miraj. The city is recognized for Hindustani classical music and Medical services. Miraj is a medical hub for poor patients. The town has an unbelievable doctor patient ratio. Some of the doctors and Institutions are well known all over India. Many medical tourists visit from adjoining districts of North Karnataka, Goa, all over India and from Arab countries.

There are about 65 villages in Miraj Taluka having population more than 3 lakh. Miraj being a medical hub, Patients from the villages as well as other states, districts and cities, come to Miraj for undergoing medical treatment for various diseases. As Miraj Railway station, is a junction and very close to Karnataka, most of the patients from Karnataka come to Miraj for their Medical Treatment.

Many villages, surrounding Miraj Taluka in Sangli District as well as Kolhapur District, do not have any facility to diagnose cancer and related illness. Women in the village area, do not have any screening facility for breast cancer or even some time times they do not know that they are suffering from breast cancer due to lack of knowledge. Further women in villages do not go for any kind of screening due to the fear in their mind about the society, family etc. Early detection helps cancer patient to get cure for it. However, due to lack of knowledge they do not notice any symptoms not they do any type of screening. Due to failure of early detection, many women have to give up their life which shatters their family.

This Mammography van, will operate in the villages and remote places where this facility is not available. It will help the women in the remote area to have basic knowledge and awareness about the Breast Cancer and its preventive methods. This van will go to the villages, arrange camps and screening facility for all those women who intend to do it and the early detection will help eliminating or at least minimize the risk of breast cancer.

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Primary Host Partner

District: 3170

Rotary Club of: Sangli Midtown

Primary Contact: Ajay Menon

Email: rtnajaymenon@gmail.com

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Project Status

Need $44,700
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Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Sangli Midtown (3170)

10-Mar-22

$10,000

$8,500

$18,500

Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution

$44,700

-

$44,700

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

-

$6,800

$6,800

Total

$70,000

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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10-Mar-22

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