Desperate father to sell kidney to fund treatment for his morbidly obese children

Desperate father to sell kidney to fund treatment for his morbidly obese children

Two sisters and their baby brother are so obese they are unable to walk and their desperate poverty-stricken father plans to sell his kidney to pay for medical treatment.

Yogita Rameshbhai Nandwana, five, Anisha, three, and 18-month-old little brother Harsh are among the heaviest toddlers in the world each weighing a staggering 34kg (5.3st), 48kg (7.5st) and 15kg (2.5st) respectively.

The food they eat in a week is enough to feed two families in a month in their village in Gujarat, western India.

But their father Rameshbhai Nandwana, 34, is so desperate for medical help he is planning to sell his kidney to earn the money needed to see top specialists.

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“A few social workers have come forward to help but it’s not just about the food,” he said.

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