We are affiliated to 'Reach To Recovery' international program. *
We are an extended body of SAHACHARI-MAI HQ at Mumbai, yet independent with Jaipur as our working jurisdiction.
We are a registered society.
* The basic aim of this program is to educate former mastectomees, now physically and emotionally healthy, to relate (in a unique and positive way) to new patients with breast cancer in order to raise their morale. Some of our members are trained in Breast Cancer Volunteers Training Program (R2R).
KOSHISH, a breast cancer support group, composed of volunteers drawn from breast cancer survivors, social workers and health professionals, is dedicated to serve women who are suffering from breast cancer. The society was formed with 15 volunteers under Presidentship of Late Dr. (Mrs.) Kanti Raizadey in 1997.
To create awareness in public about breast cancer and to provide counselling in order to generate self-confidence in breast cancer patients.
Restoration of good quality of life of mastectomees. Total number of members: 149
Why are we - Because :
We are a breast cancer support group
We extend pre-operative and post-operative Counselling
We make people aware of early detection (SET)
We educate them to follow an easy way with positive frame of mind
We make suitable prostheses available to those who have undergone mastectomy
We educate breast self examination
We provide emotional support
In a nutshell the primary aim of KOSHISH is to help the psycho-social rehabilitation of the breast cancer victims.
We all are prone to disease but early detection is the right key!!