Pakistani Teen’s Heart Transplant Journey in India: A Story of Gratitude


A 19- years old Ayesha Rashid’s journey from Karachi, Pakistan, to Chennai, India, for a life-saving heart transplant shows how people from different places can help each other. She had heart problems since 2019 and needed treatment. Dr. KR Balakrishnan and the Aishwaryam trust helped her get the surgery she needed, even though she didn’t have enough money.

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In January 2024, Ayesha finally got her new heart. Dr. Balakrishnan said Ayesha had faced many money problems, but they helped her anyway. Her surgery in India shows how people can work together to overcome big challenges and help others in need.

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