Sixth grade student shaves off hair, donates it for a good cause


Team Udayavani, Sep 25, 2021, 1:50 PM IST

Mangaluru: A sixth grade student of Kendriya Vidyalaya 2 situated at Yekkur decided to shave her head and it was all for a good cause.

Dilna Rajesh, donated her hair to prepare a wig for cancer patients.

Dilna is the daughter of Rajesh Kumar, reporter of Malayala Manorama daily for the city and K M Jamuna, lecturer at Yenepoya College of Arts, Science and Commerce. They are natives of Kankol of Payyanur in Kannur district of Kerala and reside at present in the city.

Talking with this regard Dilna said that when she was nine she decided to donate her hair.

“On January 14, 2021 on the occasion of my 11th birthday, a decision was taken to donate my hair. However, due to Covid pandemic and lockdown this did not materialize,” she added.

“I finally donated my hair on September 22. My hair was cleansed and cut at Yacchu’s hair garage, who are experts in collecting hair for cancer patients, located at Paradise Streak building in Bejai New Road of the city.

The collected hair was sent to the Hair bank managed by Miracle Charitable Association of Kerala, which manufactures wigs for cancer patients who are financially poor.

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