Shandel Curitao, 36, a kindhearted man, who came from a very poor family and struggling since he was a child. A man whose everyone’s friend. All those who know him can attest to this. There is no mean bone in his body. His cheerful and positive attitude is infectious. He is so full of life that you cannot help but be the same way when you are with him. He always sees the good in everything. A God fearing man.
When he was 26 years old, he got lucky and was able to go and work as an OFW in a factory in taiwan and helped his family fight poverty and his siblings to get a good education. After 6 years of working, he was diagnosed with Kidney Disease and because of lack of knowledge that chemicals in the factory could really harm the body, he continued working. When his contract was finished, he went back to the Philippines and continued working, that was the time that he found out that he needs to undergo a Hemo-dialysis. He was confined because his blood drops and needed a blood transfusion to be able to live. He undergo an emergency Dialysis until the doctor recommended the Hemodialysis.
Hemodialysis is a 4 hour session and should be done 3x a week to filter the toxins in the body because kidney functions are not working. He also should take a lot of medicine to maintain the nutrients, an injection(epoetin Alfa) to help his body produce red blood which is the function of the kidney too. He should also limit the water intake, the food to eat and the everyday movement. But like every Doctor says Kidney Transplant is the only way to have his life back to normal. After 2 years of dialysis he is now given a chance to undergo a Kidney Transplant
Luckily, her youngest sister was kind and brave enough to donate her kidney that was matched to his. They also passed the interview of the Social Service that would give a big amount of discounts to unfortunate people that is not capable of paying the 1.2M peso Kidney Transplant. ($24000)
Now we only need 400K peso ($8000) to help him with his Kidney Transplant and other expenses, like laboratory tests that will be done in Private clinics, Doctor's fee, anti rejection medicine after the transplant, a medicine that he would take lifetime to avoid his body rejecting the new kidney, and for his Hemodialsysis until he undergo the transplant.
Shandel Curitao is a kindhearted man who always puts people first, he always helps those in need. And He’s just starting to build his own family. A wife and a son. He wants to live normal, so that he’ll be able to provide for his family and be able to help again, those in need especially people with the same illness.
We are humbly asking for your kind heart to please help us win this journey. Any amount will do.
Thank you and God Bless your generous hearts. For those who wants to donate. Kindly please send it to:
[email protected] (Paypal) or
Mary Francisse Belino ( Account Name)
007700170425 (Account Number)