Derrick is a little boy from rural Ghana who was born with radial club hands. He was introduced to us and we transported him to the Mercy Ship in Benin where Dr Tertius Venter performed successful surgery on his hands and arms in January. He is now back home with both arms splinted perhaps for at least the next year. We have arranged for him to have physiotherapy in Ho, Ghana each week so he has the best chance of recovery. This is expensive as it involves private physio, transport and food/accomodation for him and his mum. If you are able to contribute something towards this cost please donate via this website – thank you. Here are some photos of Derrick immediately after his op and now with his splints. We thank God we have been able to play a small part in improving this little boy’s life.
LATEST UPDATES – 2019
CHARITY from GHANA Charity had an operation last week on Mercy Ships for her ameloblastoma - large benign facial tumour - this is probably the largest one we have seen - it would eventually have killed her by blocking off her airway. The surgery was a success and Charity is doing just fine. She will stay on the ship for 3 weeks recovery (she has to learn how to move her lips and close her mouth) and then return to her home in Ho, Ghana. Please pray for Charity as she recovers. We are very grateful for the help of Mercy Ships and Dr Gary Parker.
ETHAN UPDATE Ethan had a successful op at the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford and is now back home recovery well - he is a very happy boy.
TWO BOYS TO GUINEA -Don't Mohammed (11yrs) and Alhaji (12) look fantastic? All credit to the skills of Dr Tony and the staff at Hope Medical Clinic, Guinea - thank you. The boys arrived at the Guinea border on 12 February and a car picked them up on 13 February to take them home to Port Loko, Sierra Leone. It is heartening to see them smiling and looking so much better. ''See the One, Love the One''
Partners & Links
There are many organisations that we partner with in one way or another. We are thankful for these organisations working with us, combining our different areas of expertise to keep the focus on helping the children! In particular, we would like to thank Mercy Ships, Saving Faces, Enable The Children, Cuore Fratello, Chain of Hope, VARAS Ghana, The G4 Alliance, CURE International UK and EducAid.
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