Tree Of Life.

Saving Children with Quality Health Care.

We join hands to ensure better lives for underprivileged children through comprehensive medical care

DQF joins hands with Aster DM Healthcare and KITES India to launch Tree of Life, a noble initiative for children from underprivileged sections of our society. The project will assure quality healthcare, accessible to children by providing life-saving surgeries and necessary interventional procedures free of cost through Aster Hospitals across Kerala. It is deemed to be launched on November 14th, on the eve of Children’s Day.

Our Vision

  • To save lives of underprivileged children, securing their access to quality medical care.
  • To help their families from the vicious cycle of poverty that could arise from mounting medical costs.
  • To support children from underprivileged sections to thrive against the odds and be an asset to their families and our nation.


Tree of Life caters to Pediatrics Surgeries exclusively for underprivileged children. The initiative secures the beneficiaries advanced treatments and post-operative care. The entire treatment procedure will be done under the supervision of experienced eminent Department Leads at Aster Hospitals across Kerala. (Aster Medcity - Kochi, Aster MIMS - Calicut, Aster MIMS - Kottakkal, Aster MIMS - Kannur, and Aster Mother Hospital Areekode.)

The initiative will also meet the additional medical expenses for children who cannot afford it. Financial assistance will be provided to the children through Aster DM Foundation & other Crowdfunding platforms.

Surgeries include the following departments.

  • Paediatric Cardio, Gastro, Neurology, Oncology, Ortho, Urology
  • Paediatric Liver, Kidney Transplant Surgeries
  • Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Liver & Kidney Transplant
  • Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant
  • Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery


Aster Hospitals is one of the topmost healthcare providers in India. They are renowned for their medical infrastructure and expertise as we have some of the finest doctors in the country, supported by ultra-modern technologies, research-based care in a warm & comforting environment. Their trusted doctors and a team of specialists work closely together to provide a comprehensive facility that will deliver primary to quaternary healthcare at an affordable cost accessible to the people.The Aster DM Group, which runs 25 hospitals, 115 clinics and over 231 pharmacies in nine countries. In India they have 15 hospitals present all across Kerala ,Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana & Andhra Pradesh.


KITES INDIA is a leading not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation in the State. Working primarily for facilitating Youth-led Development, they are involved in a wide range of activities spanning across sectors in Education, Environment, Health, Art and Culture and Technology. They have an impressive growth rate of volunteers across the nation and a presence in 12 states. Within just three years since its inception, KITES have rendered several incredible projects including Book Farm - for rejuvenating libraries across the state, VIBGYOR Munnar - for promoting theme-based circuit tourism, Perunthode Eco-Restoration project, Kalam Awards- for promoting volunteerism etc.