Mysuru Warriors, the KPL team owned by NR Group has successfully fulfilled the commitment of aiding their KPL tournament’s cause partner Deutsche Cleft Kinderhlife. The contribution made by Mysuru Warriors was used by Deutsche Cleft Children’s Aid Society to ensure corrective surgery for seven cleft lip and palate affected children in the city.
Deutsche Cleft Kinderhilfe, an international NGO that offers comprehensive treatment to children with cleft lip and palate across Mysuru, received aid of Rs 1 lakh by the Mysuru Warriors at the end of the tournament which was used for the corrective surgeries of seven children.
Speaking about the initiative Arjun Ranga, owner, Mysuru Warriors and Managing Director, Cycle Pure Agarbathies, said, “The collaboration with Deutsche Cleft Kinderhlife was an attempt from our side to make a difference in the lives of children affected with cleft lip condition, and I am extremely glad that surgeries were successful. In future, we hope we will able to spread more smiles.”
Dushyant Prasad, Regional Director, South Asia, Deutsche Cleft Kinderhilfe, said, “We are overwhelmed by the continuous support from Mysuru Warriors towards the cause. I am confident such involvement from both the corporate and sports fraternity can go a long way in changing the lives of the affected children.”
Cleft lip is one of the most neglected body conditions. Every year, in India around 40,000 children are born and every tenth in them dies before his or her first birthday. Further, the deformity also causes tremendous emotional suffering calling for immediate attention and action.