Snapshot
CanSupport
SECTOR: Health
SUB SECTOR: Cancer
% Spent on beneficiaries
82%
Financial Score:
Age: 23 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Delhi, Punjab
Issues Addressed:
Enable cancer patients and their families to make informed decisions; Provide palliative and supportive care services to cancer patients and their families
Supported by:
Boeing International Corporation; Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.; Volkart Foundation; Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.; Max India Foundation; KPMG; CIPLA Foundation; HelpAge India
Key Trustees:
Harmala Gupta; Arun Maira
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.6% Highest: 99.9% Lowest: 28.7%
Income:
Average: Rs6 cr Highest: Rs115 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
  • Rs1,000 for home care visit of doctor, nurse & counselor.
  • Rs7,000 sponsors medical and nutritional day care for 50 children.
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Home-based Free Palliative Cancer Care
  • Founded by a cancer survivor, CanSupport provides a wide-range of free services to help destitute cancer patients throughout their cancer journey; right from diagnosis, curative therapies, to bereavement and rehabilitative support to the families of cancer patients.
  • Programs: 1) Home Care: Pain and symptom management, supportive nursing, psychological & spiritual care. 2) Outpatient Care: Early intervention of palliative care, enabling improved patient outcomes and continuity of care. 3) Day Care: Creative and educational activities, nutritional supplements and age-appropriate emotional support. 4) Telephone Helpline: Confidential service to overcome the barrier of physical distance and empathetically & practically support the caller. 5) Training: Workshops; Certificate courses in palliative care, palliative medicine, nursing and counseling.
  • Outcome: CanSupport has 28 teams (comprising doctors, nurses, and counselors) who provided concurrent care to 2,054 patients during FY18. Each home care visit (36,554 visits in FY18) costs ₹1,200 but is offered for free. Beneficiary satisfaction with care was recorded at 94% (based on 27,363 feedback calls made after the home care visits).
Income
Rs
8 cr
Expense
Rs
7 cr
Source : Audit Report 2018