SDM started fundraising in 1985, and raised enough money to help two patients. Since then, SDM has distributed over $700,000 to over 5,000 patients
What does your donation provide?
A $100 donation can cover transportation costs for the patients to/from treatments
*The average cost of chemotherapy sessions across India varies based on the type of cancer being treated
A $200 donation can support food for a family of four for 3-4 months
A $1000 donation can cover 2-4 chemotherapy sessions*
India's Health Challenges
The economic burden of cancer therapy is on average IRS 36,812 (USD $482).
Most common cancer incidents in India are breast, cervical and lip/oral
The population over the age of 65 will rise from 4.3% in 2011 to 6.5% in 2021, seeing a higher level of healthcare costs for families.