Mammootty wins a hundred hearts

Mammootty, a film actor, made a plea through social networking sites to mobilize help for the heart surgery of children through the Hridaya Sparsham project of the Care and Share International Foundation, a charity organization. Within a day of his request, he received aid worth about Rs. 1 crore. Susheela George, the correspondent of Sherwood International School, Abu Dhabi, pledged support to undertake 100 surgeries over five years. In response to his request, assistance for 30 more surgeries was received. The foundation had already conducted 60 heart surgeries under the Hridaya Sparsham scheme and had another 3,000 applications pending. The cost of surgery varies between Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 1.25 lakh. Those interested in making contributions may contact Fr. Thomas Kurian.

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