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Support Shanaya the First

Support Shanaya the First

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Meet our Supergirl, Shanaya the first. She is a 5 years old warrior princess with a heart of gold battling a rare form of cancer, Ewing's Sarcoma since she was 3 years old.

Shanaya initially became ill on the 14th April 2017 but was unfortunately misdiagnosed and operated on for 6 months which aggravated her cancerous tumour. Her cancer was only diagnosed in September 2017 which at that point was stage 4 with spread to both her lungs. She then began her intensive chemotherapy in an attempt to save her life. Due to the massive size of her tumour she was not a suitable candidate for limb salvage surgery and her left arm was amputated from the shoulder on the 2 March 2018. She then underwent radiation on both her lungs. Shanaya just started recovery and more devastation came her way in July 2018. She started limping and scans revealed spread of her disease in multiple spots in both her legs and her pelvis. In September 2018 she underwent high radiation to her left leg and left side pelvis. She then began a new chemotherapy protocol. In December 2018 both Shanaya's eyes started swelling and scans revealed spread behind her left sinus cavity. For the 3rd time in 1 year again she had to undergo radiation to her face this time. She is starting another type of chemotherapy protocol in February 2018.

Shanaya has not been able to walk since July 2018. Even though she is hit with one challenge after the next this little princess fights it head on with the most stylist clothes and beautiful smile.

In order to give Shanaya the full time care and support she needs, due to her illness, her mom had to leave work to stay at home full time. This meant that our entire lifestyle had to be downscaled to live of one salary. Due to mom leaving a senior position, house bond, electricity house hold expenses, petrol to and from hospital and other medical appointments are difficult to maintain over and above what Shanaya needs like supplements, special dietary requirements, special cleaning materials. We had some money saved to assist us until mom could go back to work but unfortunately almost a year at home Shanaya's illness is not getting easier to manage. Given all our expenses the most expensive one is the expense of our bond. Sadly we cannot sell our home its Shanaya's place of safety, the one thing in her life that hasn't been impacted by her illness.

Please help support us support Shanaya on this journey and give her the life she deserves. This beautiful princess has been through so much already and we just want to be able to give her a good life as she is already missing out on so much. She deserves the world at her finger tips but we can't afford it so we ask please help us to raises funds to atleast keep the one thing she loves the most her HOME.

All funds raises are going directly to Shanaya

You can follow her journey on: https://www.facebook.com/shanayathefirst/ 

Donations

  • Feb 16, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "You are an amazingly strong and courageous little girl, so proud of you! I pray for you and your family" - Maria

  • Feb 12, 2019 - R 250.00
  • "You are a super hero!, Love light and blessings to you sweetheart, Love fr Ria, Aria & Athish, Praying for you." - Ria

  • Feb 08, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Hearts" - SM

  • Feb 08, 2019 - R 1 010.00
  • "We love you Shanaya" - #tttwins

  • Feb 07, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Stay strong princess!! you such an inspiration to all!" - Charlene A

  • Feb 07, 2019 - R 210.00
  • "I pray healing over this brave little angel. May God bless her family and all who care about her. " - Bernie Moodley

  • Feb 07, 2019 - R 507.50
  • "Keep fighting our warrior princess, you will beat this! " - Nayashen

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 118.00
  • "Love, light and blessings to you Shanaya" - Anonymous

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Good luck. It is not an easy journey so I wish you strength " - Rita

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 514.10
  • "Beautiful baby girl, may you always be blessed with everything of the best." - Lavisha and Mags

  • Feb 06, 2019 - USD $ 78.66
  • "You are the strongest little girl I know. Praying for you and your beautiful family Sweetheart." - Lorraine

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Sending you healing and prayers princess" - Resh

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Brave girl..u are shining bright " - Yasmin

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 160.00
  • "Every child deserves the comfort of their MOM when they're not well..may financial strains Never take her "comfort" away. God bless! " - Zakia Parker

  • Feb 06, 2019 - R 200.00
  • "Love, Light and Healing for a sweet girl" - Radhika Ganas

  • Feb 05, 2019 - USD $ 39.19
  • "Always a smile on your face, no scars to your beautiful " - Yasmin Allee

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "with hugs and kisses to our friend.. ? u " - Aahana and Azariah

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Praying for you all xx" - Anon

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "You are and will always be my hero " - Radiation Buddy

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 101.50
  • "Stay strong princess" - Derissa

  • Feb 05, 2019 - USD $ 391.91
  • "The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all! I guess the Emperor knew you!! " - Leeann

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 203.00
  • "You're always in your prayers Shanaya. Stay strong princess!" - Amy Chetty

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Hope you get better very soon" - Tracey Copley

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 500.00
  • "Everything of the best " - Nevana

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 507.50
  • "Praying for you my princess??" - Rosaline

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 100.00
  • "All the best darling, good luck on your road to beating this disease!You are inspiring <3" - Anonymous

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 203.00
  • "You are powerful, beautiful, brilliant and brave!!" - Anonymous

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Wishing you all the best" - Anonymous

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 210.00
  • "Keep fighting princess xx " - Belinda

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 205.64
  • "Be strong my darling." - Sadisha Maharaj

  • Feb 05, 2019 - R 203.00
  • "Fight on little princess." - Keshani and Kuben

  • Nov 01, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "From 1 Scorpio to another u got this baby girl. Stay blessed always" - Sita

  • Oct 19, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "You're in our prayers." - Marcel Labuschagne

  • Oct 13, 2018 - R 1 000.00
  • "Bless you little warrior princess.. You are the invincible Shanaya the First" - Mandy Naidoo

  • Oct 12, 2018 - R 200.00
  • "Good luck and God Bless" - Kalwin

  • Oct 11, 2018 - USD $ 14.24
  • "Sending our love ?? " - Mandy

  • Sep 06, 2018 - R 1 019.56
  • "Prayers & good wishes with you xx" - Reshad Soogun

  • Aug 31, 2018 - R 979.56
  • "God Bless" - Soodesh Domun

  • Aug 18, 2018 - R 2 100.47
  • "May you always be blessed sweet princess xxx" - Sita Ragunath

  • Aug 17, 2018 - R 1 908.91
  • "God bless u baby girl, lots of luv xx" - Rita Ragunath & Family

  • Aug 08, 2018 - R 205.64
  • "We love u" - Sharmaine/Ashley

  • Jun 04, 2018 - R 400.00
  • "Love you lots Shanaya" - Marlin Munien

  • Jun 01, 2018 - R 210.00
  • "After the storm always comes a rainbow, stay strong and God Bless you all." - Kershnee Govender

  • May 14, 2018 - R 500.00
  • "Love & strength to you" - Sundren Naidoo

  • May 03, 2018 - R 822.56
  • "Stay strong supergirl, you are an inspiration to us all! Love you beautiful angel." - Michelle Luce

  • Apr 19, 2018 - R 1 010.00
  • "Shanaya you're a perfect mix of princess and warrior. Love you lots" - Sana Singh

  • Apr 18, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "And though she be but little, she is FIERCE! Love and light to you always, precious one!" - Anonymous

  • Apr 18, 2018 - R 200.00
  • "All the best to you sweetheart. You are in our thoughts and prayers" - Yuvna & Yashna

  • Apr 18, 2018 - USD $ 41.71
  • "Stay strong brave princess. May the Lord shower His Grace upon you always. Lots of love" - Sharlene Sukhlal

  • Apr 17, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "All the best. You are a super star " - Nevana

  • Apr 17, 2018 - R 1 000.00
  • "Sending love and light ??" - Shivani Pillay

  • Apr 17, 2018 - R 510.00
  • "You are the bravest little girl I know! Your smile and spirit through all of this is so inspiring <3" - Leigh Broad and Mark

  • Apr 16, 2018 - R 2 056.40
  • "Stay strong super star " - Kiyaan kara & family

  • Apr 16, 2018 - R 10 010.00
  • "We know you will conquer all challenges because you are the one and only Shanaya the First " - Anonymous

  • Apr 16, 2018 - R 500.00
  • "Shanaya you are a soldier princess and will beat this.Keep the faith." - ANONYMOUS

  • Apr 13, 2018 - R 1 028.20
  • "Good luck and God bless xx" - Kairuz

  • Apr 13, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "You are an inspiration princess! We love you lots xxx" - Jacqui & Rob Cantwell

  • Apr 12, 2018 - R 1 000.00
  • "For my super brave girl" - Georgina

  • Apr 12, 2018 - R 510.00
  • "Keep the faith" - The Pienaars

  • Apr 12, 2018 - R 514.10
  • "Aunty loves u too much angel, always going 2 be here 4 u" - Sharmaine/Ashley

  • Apr 09, 2018 - R 1 010.00
  • "Be strong, keep smiling and always keep your head up?" - Jason&Sanam; Govender

  • Apr 09, 2018 - R 500.00
  • "I will provide for you. Don't worry (Luke 12:22-34)" - Liam & Ethan Pillay

  • Apr 09, 2018 - R 1 028.20
  • "Healing Blessings!" - Sulosh Pillay

  • Apr 09, 2018 - R 205.64
  • "God bless" - Pillay

  • Apr 06, 2018 - R 102.82
  • "Stay strong beautiful. God bless." - Jolene Naude

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Donations to date

R 49 555.60

Fundraising target

R 150 000.00
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Shanaya is a 5 year old with a heart of gold who was diagnosed with stage 4 Ewing’s Sarcoma and has been battling Cancer since she was 3.

Shanaya has faced so many difficulties at such a young age and still has  more chemo ahead of her. However, the biggest challenge is now learning to adapt to having one arm and not being able to walk as the cancer spread to both legs.

Please help support Shanaya, her brother, mom and dad on this journey they have to take.

 

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