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Children in Dubai donate hair for cancer patients

Published on February 4, 2020 at 19.00

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Vipul, Consul General of India cut the hair of a young girl to donate the hair in the occasion of World Cancer Day at the Consulate General of India in Dubai.- Photo by Shihab
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The event was organised in collaboration with Hair for Hope, an unofficial community organisation run by cancer survivor Premi Matthew.- Photo by Shihab
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Hair for Hope raises awareness and organises hair donation events in the UAE and India.- Photo by Shihab
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On Tuesday, February 4, a total of 40 women and young children, both boys and girls donated their locks towards the cause.- Photo by Shihab
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A total of six cancer survivors in Dubai, one of whom was given only a year to live, have beaten the odds and now live to tell the world that cancer is not a ‘death sentence’. - Photo by Shihab
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The hair will be donated to Friends of Cancer Patients, a non-profit society for the support of cancer patients in Sharjah.- Photo by Shihab
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Children as old as five-years-old donated their hair on the occasion.- Photo by Shihab
 
 
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