Read about these Incredible Heroes who overcame adversity

Double Lung & Heart Transplant Recipient who now plays basketball and runs marathons

Komal Pawar

Miracles do happen

Till the age of 26, Komal would describe herself as an avid basketball player, an engineering graduate and a beauty pageant participant. However, something happened that year, which changed her life forever. In September 2016, just a few months into her marriage…Read More

Hand Transplant Recipient (above elbow) who now writes exams and cooks by herself

Shreya Siddanagowder

Musings of a Hand Transplant Recipient

After dropping my brush for the ninth time in my failed attempts with my unwieldy prosthetic arms, I cried out in frustration, “It would have been better if I had died in the bus accident.” I could see the hurt and pain on my mother’s face…Read More

Kidney Transplant Recipient who lives a happy and wholesome life

Kishor Suryavanshi

Life is an incredible adventure

Being a creative person, I have always loved to write, sing, play the guitar and compose songs. I have felt equally passionate about sports and adventure and in general, strongly believe in living life to the fullest. In 2006, when I was studying to complete graduation, life took an unexpected turn…Read More

My love for nature and hiking during 17 long years on hemodialysis

Samiir Halady

A day without laughter is a day wasted

My tryst with kidney disease started in 2001. Having completed an MBA in marketing from one of the top institutes in Mumbai, I had risen quickly to an important role in my organization. I lost this job overnight, in 2002 when I started dialysis. Read More

Heart Transplant Recipient who now runs her own company and puts her heart into her work

Hvovi Minocherhomji

How I cheated death

I was diagnosed with congenital cardiomyopathy when I was 16 years old. As a child, I rarely fell ill even with common childhood ailments, and here I was, faced with something that seemed to have no known cure. To say that I was terrified would be putting it mildly. Read More

Coping with kidney disease – on Peritoneal Dialysis

Shruti Mukundan

My new normal: Life on Peritoneal Dialysis

After multiple vascular access failures, I had serious apprehensions for next access. A well-wisher suggested that I try peritoneal dialysis. I was skeptical, but since I had no real alternatives, I decided to explore this option. Read more