Pranav’s Wish to Walk

Please support Just4Children fund raising for Pranav to have a spinal surgery called SDR (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy) which will enable him to have an independent life that he deserves.

£64043.23
Total raised
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£100,000.00
Target
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843 donations

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"A massive well done to you, so proud xxx"
£15.75 from Sherrien Collins
"God bless! Well done - very admirable"
£HIDDEN from Jags Sekhon
"Best wishes pranav"
£50.00 from Mounika
"My prayers and best wishes to Pranav."
£26.25 from Sridevi Meenavalli
"Good luck, you’re doing great and fingers crossed you meet the final target required. Well done hun x"
£15.00 from Karen Crook
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£42.00 from Lavanya Velicheti
"Good luck Lakshmi!!"
£21.00 from Jayanthi Aluri
"Best wishes to Pranav"
£HIDDEN from Ajay Manne
"Good cause, best wishes to Pranav and well done Lakshmi"
£30.00 from Sudhakar Polamarasetty
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£20.00 from Sunitha
"Wish Pranav’s surgery will be a huge success. My prayers are with him."
£52.50 from Jyothi Sandeep
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£39.91 from Satya Seeramsetti
"Well done Lakshmi. I wish you very best of luck and sincerely appreciate the effort for the good cause. Keep it going"
£105.00 from Bhanu Gannamani
"Good thinking & Great initiative Lakshmi, keep up the spirit and motivate every one. Good luck"
£30.00 from Sudhir Bodla
"Good work and All the best Lakshmi"
£105.00 from SURESH BABU PRATTIPATI
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£37.95 from Ajay Vattikuti
"Best wishes for Pranav."
£52.50 from Venkat Marina
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£31.50 from Priya Goli
"Best wishes to both of you!! I hope that all your efforts and prayers work and Pranav starts walking and running quickly!!"
£45.94 from Udaya Eranki
"Awesome Lakshmi. My blessings to Pranav and of course my support for your hiking. Loved the idea and initiative"
£30.00 from Satya krishna cheedi
"Super job Lakshmi.. Keep inspiring"
£HIDDEN from Chekuri Harikiran
"All the best to Lakshmi & best wishes for Pranav."
£20.00 from Sweta Shah
"Good luck to both Lakshmi and Little master Pranav"
£31.50 from Teja Valurupalli
"Let us all make it happen and see Pranav walking."
£100.00 from Sudheer Dhanekula
"Lakshmi garu, much appreciated. Wish you good luck Pranav boy."
£105.00 from Siva Chapalamadugu
"Very inspiring !! All the best lakshmi and good luck to pranav"
£31.50 from K K
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£20.00 from Venkat Pendyala
"All the best Lakshmi !!"
£HIDDEN from Janvi
"All the best!"
£30.00 from Ganga
"We are proud of you Lakshmi for choosing this nobel cause. All the best Pranav. Best wishes from Sahithi and Yog."
£100.00 from Yoganand Challagulla
"Appreciate your effort for the well being of Pranav. Lakshmi very inspiring what are about to do. Best of luck."
£21.00 from Kalyani Bodanapu
"All the best and god bless pranav"
£50.00 from sravanthi vattikuti
"All the best for your walk. Great cause x"
£15.00 from Neesha Hindocha
"Wish you good luck and best wishes to Pranav..God bless"
£HIDDEN from Abhinav Nadipalli
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£20.00 from S marti
"All the best Lakshmi and my wishes to Pranav I really want Pranav to become independent in walking"
£52.50 from Srividya Peddu
"We are with you Brave boy."
£105.00 from utham Chandra
"All the best for Pranav"
£100.00 from Venu Chirumamilla
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£HIDDEN from Anonymous
"Good luck to you and to dear Pranav !"
£30.00 from Jaya Gadang
"Good luck Pranav"
£27.48 from Ravi Chirumamilla
"I wish Pranav will get the necessary help and walk soon. I am happy to see you, walking in your brother's foot steps and taken up the tough challenge. All the best my dear Lucky"
£50.00 from Ravi Ettadi

Please support Just4Children fund raising for Pranav to have a spinal surgery called SDR (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy) which will enable him to have an independent life that he deserves.

Pranav is 6 year old boy from Milton Keynes. He is very enthusiastic, determined and energetic. He has been a fighter from the day one of his life.

Pranav was born 30 weeks premature and weighted just 1.4 kg. He spent 18 days in NICU where had many health issues. While growing we noticed he was not reaching his milestones like crawling, kneeling and walking. He has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 15 months old.

All these Years CP makes his legs very tight and very painful. After the months of investigation and years of research we found a spinal surgery called SDR (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy) which will completely remove the tightness from his legs permanently. This surgery will help him to build the strength in his legs to achieve another level of independence and life that he deserves.

Pranav could be a possible candidate for St Louis Children’s Hospital in the USA. This would allow him to stand independently and potentially walk. But, sadly this operation is not funded by the NHS.

Pranav has now received approval for his surgery by Dr Park of St Louis Children’s Hospital. We are working to fix his surgery date. This surgery would allow him to have an independent and pain free life as it removes the tightness from his legs permanently. With intensive physio Pranav would be able to stand on his own and potentially walk.

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The funds raised will be used for the surgery cost, immediate after care and initial 3 weeks intensive physio.

Post surgery, Pranav will require years of on going physiotherapy. However, the first 3 years will be intense. Starting off with 5 sessions per week in the first year at the rate of £80 per hour; £25,000 in the first year, £15,000 in the second year and £10,000 in the third year. Pranav will also need specialist equipment.

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Pranav questions us when he will walk just like his friends which breaks our hearts.

Please join us in the fundraising campaign to give him the life that he deserves. This will cover the operation and the intensive post op physiotherapy.

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