Prince Verma

Prince Verma

Cleft palate Surgery
November, 2017

Prince Verma is 9 months old. He was born in his village home near Jaipur. His father, Chiranji Lal is an electrician, who does electricity fitting work on contract. His mother, Sunita is a housewife. His grandfather is a security guard at a residential apartment and his earning goes in repaying the loan taken for their daughter’s marriage. The entire family expenses are taken care by Chiranji Lal as well as the expenses of his brother’s education.

Prince was unable to suck his mother’s milk for the 1st 2 weeks after birth but the family did not pay much attention to it. On the 18th day of birth the baby was taken for first vaccination to the local doctor and while administrating the same, the doctor noticed that Prince did not have the palate area. He suggested for a surgery but due to their financial situation they could not think of getting it done. Prince’s grandmother sells fodder for cows at Gujar ki thadi area of Jaipur to the residents. One of her customers had read about the free Cleft Lip and palate surgeries offered at Fortis Escorts Hospital in Jaipur. The family visited the hospital on 24th Jan 2017 and were told to come when Prince was slightly older.

Prince had a successful Cleft palate surgery on 27th November 2017. His surgery was supported by Fortis Foundation and RMMMRT.