The “WORLD THALASSEMIA DAY” falls on 8th of May all over.
Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the body makes an abnormal form of haemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.
The Raven Charitable Trust is a foundation which is working with Thalassemic babies past 2 years. This year too, the foundation will be celebrating it with the kids suffering from this dreadful disese. These kids cannot survive if they are not transfused with blood every 20-25 days and because of so much transfusion their kidneys, liver and heart get affected and they ultimately die by the age of 13-14 years unless they are properly taken care of.
On this day the foundation is conducting a blood donation camp at Lake city hospital, Fatehpura, Udaipur from 9 AM to 1 PM with the help of Saral Blood bank and then is organizing a picnic for these small children by the Courtesy of Lal Bagh, Sardarpura from 2-6 PM where we would try to make the kids forget their pain and just enjoy.
This is a humble request to all of you to join this event and help these kids by donating blood for these kids and may be giving them small gifts which they will remember for ever.