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Our Impact

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

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.

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