Fundraiser for Kiasha

2019-05-15 06:00
Kiasha and her grandmother Jeanie John.PHOTO: byrone athman

Kiasha and her grandmother Jeanie John.PHOTO: byrone athman

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AFTER reading about Kiasha John’s battle for a normal life having been born with spastic cerebral palsy, business owner Akash Ramesh has taken it upon himself to offer a helping hand by hosting a fundraiser on June 1, which will see all proceeds go towards securing Kiasha a flight to India to receive the treatment she so desperately needs.

Diagnosed with spastic cerebral palsy at birth, Kiasha requires therapy which will be done by Dr Alok Sharma at the Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute in India which will be followed by a bone marrow aspiration, intensive physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and counselling, as well as other medical treatment.

“Unfortunately, due to financial constraints Kiasha is unable to undergo therapy without financial support and we are appealing to all friends, family an members of the community to support us in this initiative so that little Kiasha is able to get a new lease on life,” said Ramesh.

Ramesh said that his business, Bass Syndicate, will be hosting a show and shine, sound off and low limbo competition at the TPA Primary School on June 1.

The day will include food stalls, entertainment and various other fun activities, with all proceeds going towards Kiasha.

Large trophies will be presented to the winners of each class while huge giveaways such as subwoofers, amplifiers, car wiring kits and photo-shoot vouchers will be among some of the prizes up for grabs.

Ramesh is welcoming any type of sponsor for the event and should you want to contact him to do so, feel free to contact him at 083 278 1352 or 083 232 3893.

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