Tulasi Maya Memorial Cancer Relief Foundation is a not for profit making and non-governmental organization registered in District Administrative Office, Kathmandu, and affiliated with Social Welfare Council (SWC) and tax-exempted by the Government of Nepal.
Late Tulasi Maya was a woman from Dolakha, a rural eastern mountain region of Nepal, who fought against the cancers at her last moment, is of life. She was a woman who encompassed a genuine passion for life. No matter what personal adversity or hardship she may have been experiencing in her own life being a cancer victim, she didn’t share that. Instead shared a warm smile, an inspiration and an offer to help her fellow woman or community in any way she could. Finally she left the world in 2010.
The foundation is named after Tulasi Maya, a rural Nepali mother, who fought against the cancer despite of pain and sufferings. The aim to the foundation is to contribute to help the save the life of millions of people like Tulasi Maya, who live in the remote parts of the Nepal, without any preventative and curative awareness on the cancer, which is taking the life of millions of people annually. We ask for your help and presence to join us in keeping her spirit of giving back to our community alive and as we give back to families affected by cancer.
Tulasi Maya Memorial Cancer Relief Foundation envisions a society where the people have preventative and curative knowledge on cancer diseases, access to information and facilities for the cure of the diseases and where the cancer patients live a dignified life of their own.
Tulasi Maya Memorial Cancer Relief Foundation will continuously be working to educate the public on cancer disease and for the well being of the people living with cancer in coordination with the various stakeholders.
To help to reduce the incidence of cancer the Himalayas and Nepal while contributing in the well- being of the people living with cancer.
a) To conduct research on cancer diseases.
b) Awareness raising and educating general public on cancer diseases.
c) Relief/ treatment support to cancer patients for treatment
d) Upgrading the public health facilities for treatment cancer
e) Organizing workshops, sharing meetings, conferences, training related with treatment of cancer
f) Developing communication tools (radio programs, documentaries, TV programs and talk shows, jingles, posters, pictorials, journals, publications, newsletters ) on cancer diseases.
g) Organizing mobile cancer screening camps.
h) Networking and capacity building of cancer victims through formation of awareness units and self help groups.