Fund-raising drive to save 4-year-old girl with eye cancer

Kathmandu, June 5

Mission Better Nepal Campaign, an international network of Nepali youths, has launched a fundraising campaign in a bid to save the life of a four-year-old girl from Kalikot who is suffering from Retinoblastoma Ulcerative Tumour, a form of eye cancer.

Mission Nepal, which has been working to improve the health condition of the rural people of Kalikot since last year, has urged all generous hearts to be a part of its campaign to save Mansara.

A minor wound was seen in the right eye of Mansara, daughter of Rane Luhar of Raskot Municipality a few months ago and the situation has worsened day by day.

The Manma Hospital in the district says her treatment is not possible in the district and has referred her to the capital or other places where the treatment of the disease is available.

Campaign advisor Mahesh Poudel said that preparations were on to bring Mansara to the capital.

Tripureshwar Eye Hospital ophthalmologists have suggested Mansara be admitted to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital.

Better Nepal has urged one and all wishing to join hands with it in its effort to save Mansara, to deposit assistance amount at the bank account 04400000100  of Sanima Bank, Manma opened in her name.