Snapshot
CanSupport
SECTOR: Health
SUB SECTOR: Cancer
% Spent on beneficiaries
84%
Financial Score:
Age: 21 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Delhi
Issues Addressed:
Enable cancer patients and their families to make informed choices and decisions; Provide palliative and supportive care services to cancer patients and their families
Supported by:
Boeing International Corporation India Pvt Ltd; Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd; Volkart Foundation; The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd; Max India Foundation; KPMG; Ambuja Neotia Holdings Pvt Ltd; Pirojsha Godrej Foundation
Key Trustees:
Harmala Gupta; Arun Maira; Amal Ganguli; Shankar Acharya
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.
  • Programs: i) Home Care: pain and symptom management, supportive nursing, psychological & spiritual care. ii) Outpatient Care: early intervention of palliative care, enabling improved patient outcomes and continuity of care. iii) Day Care: creative and educational activities, nutritional supplements and age-appropriate emotional support. iv) Telephone Helpline: a confidential service to overcome the barrier of physical distance and empathetically & practically support the caller.
  • Outcome: CanSupport has 25 teams (including doctors, nurses, counselors) who provided concurrent care to 1,849 patients during FY16. They plan to increase this to 28 teams reaching out to 2,000 patients in FY17. Each home care visit (30,400 visits in FY16) costs Rs1,000 but is offered for free. Beneficiary satisfaction with care was recorded at 93% (based on calls made after 80% of home visits).
Income
Rs
6 cr
Expense
Rs
6 cr
Source : Audit Report 2017
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