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Weʼre raising £1,000 to Help a young man receive medical help

Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 8HG

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I first met my friend Chinthaka 4 years ago. He was working at a retreat centre. He is kind, caring, very softly spoken & extremely helpful loving gentleman. He is also a top athlete with 10 gold medals!

He is 33 years old, married with a 3 year old little girl. He lives in a Sri Lankan village with his elderly parents.

Sadly he had a terrible motorbike accident & has suffered horrific brain injuries.

He spent 3 months in hospital with no movement, no memory, no communication - eventually the hospital sent him home as there was nothing more they could do for him.

His family never gave up hope. They continued with the medication but also introduced him to natural herbal medicine and now he is making a slow but very steady recovery!

Another 3 months on & he can now sit & stand. Shuffle. Drink & eat from a straw. Memory is returning. He has use of 1 arm & 1 hand. He speaks in short sentences (& in English!!)

He is such a courageous and determined young man with so much to live for, but he needs funds to continue receiving the medication & natural remedies.

When I went to visit him recently I was horribly shocked by his injuries, but equally overwhelmed to see his determination! He was so grateful to learn that we were going to try & help him, he attempted to bend & kiss my feet (I'm told its the highest form of respect!) ….. I have never felt so humble in my entire life!

Without the medication & herbal treatment he cant continue to progress, but sadly, all this cost money!! He is a village boy living a simple life & money is very limited.

Please, please help my friend. His life is solely dependent on our funds. He is a kind, loving human being with so much to live for! Please help me to help him x

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    Supporters

    24

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 11, 2018

    • Dawn

      Dawn

      Aug 9, 2018

      £10.00

    • Marili Datema

      Marili Datema

      Jul 24, 2018

      Xxxx

      £20.00

    • Jacqui Daverson

      Jacqui Daverson

      Jul 22, 2018

      Wishing you continued recovery x

      £20.00

    • Fiona Jones

      Fiona Jones

      Jul 11, 2018

      Thanks for setting this up. Best wishesFiona

    • Andrew Fries

      Andrew Fries

      Jul 10, 2018

      Best Wishes for a speedy recovery Andrew & Sarah xx

      £25.00

    • Danielle Letchford

      Danielle Letchford

      Jun 28, 2018

      £30.00

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    Mandy Rawsthorne

    Mandy Rawsthorne

    Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 8HG

    I am privileged to live in England & have easy access to medical support. When you see people who live in "3rd world" countries with limited medical support, it makes you realise how much you take for granted.

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