Covid-19 Relief & Support

With the kind & generous support of all its donors, Heart Valve Bank has been able to provide assistance to various projects in India and especially at this time when COVID-19 has caused great misery to our brothers and sisters in India. Following are the recent projects taken up by HVB: Supply of 10 Oxygen concentrators, 100 Oximeters and 2000 N95 masks for the Ramakrishna Mission Rajkot for the Covid-19 relief work. The service team at the RamaKrishna Mission have started lending them to the patients undergoing home treatment free of cost in Rajkot and some of rural area through their centres in Gujarat.The Sathya Sai Gramin Jagriti project has set up a 50 bed covid centre in Chandigarh and through one of our brothers Tarun Bhardwaj, HVB participated in the Project with Medicine and B.P. monitors supply for this...

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HVB Supports underprivileged children

Phone Distribution

Heart Valve Bank is pleased to report that it has recently partnered with 'Saajha - Charter for Compassion’ in supporting the education of underprivileged children in Delhi, India. Saajha campaigns to digitally enable children to distance learn by providing handheld devices for education. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic all education in India was delivered online. With significant poverty and economic inequality, access to education and learning was significantly affected. Many children were therefore disconnected to their schools with access to learning materials severely affected. The impact on underprivileged girls was most severely felt. For these girls, it became a period of being absorbed in house hold tasks and childcare responsibilities and even child labour to support the family income. Significant numbers have been sent to places afar and many now stand on the verge of losing the opportunity...

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HVB Provides Brand New Ambulance

West Bengal is the fourth most populous state in India with a population of approximately 90 million. 1 in 5 people in the state live below the poverty line and are at significant risk of Malaria, diarrhoeal disease, acute respiratory infections and malnutrition as well as being affected by regular flooding during the monsoon season. (more…)

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HVB Supports Distribution of Clothes

A team of 10 members from the United Kingdom, were thrilled to be part of a service project in Prashanti Nilayam, India, feeding and distributing clothes to 50,000 members of the locality. The income per capita for this population is well below average and so, HVB, felt it appropriate to provide some relief in the form of providing basic requirements of appropriate clothing and food. This activity also coincided with death anniversary of the founder of HVB, Sri Sathya Sai Baba, who resided in Prashanti Nilayam also. (more…)

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Recent Activities

HVB is happy to announce that we supported our first kidney transplant as well as providing hearing to Ayush, a 2 year old who is deaf and dumb. Ayush will be operated at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai and we wish him well in his recovery. (more…)

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Fortis Heart Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai

Dr Vijay Agarwal, Consultant paediatric cardiac surgeon has performed numerous and often extremely complex heart surgeries in infants and children with great success. Surgeries are done in congenitally defective hearts where the major blood vessels and chambers are malformed, blocked or missing and lifesaving operations have to be done very quickly to save the ailing children. HVB continue to assist Dr Agarwal and his team by sponsoring some of these operations.

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The Virat Hospice, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

The Virat Hospice celebrated their fifth anniversary in April 2018 and in this short period they have built their own state of art hospice and medical facility. Terminally ill patients are given full nursing care 24 hours a day. A new block is being constructed for paraplegic patients with full physiotherapy unit. The hospice has cared for over 901 terminally ill patients since April 2018. This is a staggering figure reflecting the dedicated service by the Virat team. The new block has modern 29 bed capacity in a clean environment and is almost daily full. As all the beds are now fully occupied and a waiting list in place for new admissions, the hospice has now decided to provide Cancer Prevention Centre. This is under construction and will provide preventive medicine, health education, workshops and seminars. The CEO of hospice...

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