Lions Club International Trivandrum gifted Rs 10000 for Amrithavarshini on their 23rd annual district convention held at Sree Moolam Club, Trivandrum on 24/04/2012. The cheque accepted by Dr. Subhadra nair for Amrithavarshini from the Chief Gust Smt. K.B. Valsala kumari IAS.
“As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.” Surgery Strengthens Brittle Bones By Carolyn Gutierrez For The Record Vol. 23 No. 9 P. 24 By implanting newly developed telescoping rods, surgeons can boost the quality of life for patients with osteogenesis imperfecta…. Details can be found in the below link. Ismael Vega-http://www.fortherecordmag.com/archives/050911p24.shtml
Colours speak, their talent is perfect The jewellery made by children suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare genetic bone disorder resulting in brittle bones and deformity, can vie with any top designer for their perfection. Their jewellery and paintings were on display at Technopark on Tuesday and Wednesday. Twenty-two-year-old Dhanya Ravi, who is suffering from this disease can only move her hands and talk. She is confined to a wheelchair and can move from one [...]
Helping OI kids with hobbies, April 10, 2012 ,DC,Kochi Osteogenesis Imperfecta or OI is a genetic bone disorder. Children affected with OI have problems in life, and can’t even get out of their homes, points out Latha Nair. For some time now, she has been trying to reach out to these children and engage them in hobbies, with her voluntary society, Amrithavarshini. Says she, “I had to register it as a charitable organisation so as [...]
Minister for Social Welfare M.K. Muneer will inaugurate a programme to hand over wheelchairs to children suffering from Ontogenesis Imperfecta (OI) on April 11. The wheelchairs, donated by various groups and individuals, will be given away at a function organised by Amrithavarshini, a voluntary body providing support and aid to children affected by OI, a rare genetic bone disorder resulting in brittle bones and deformity. Amrithavarshini, started in 2000, has around 40 OI patients as [...]