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 – 2020
LILIANE from CAMEROON In 2015 we arranged for Liliane Yanga to be flown from Cameroon to a hospital in Milan for a life saving operation. Liliane was only 7 months old when she was operated on for a congenital heart disease - Truncus arteriosus. Her father recently sent us this photo of Liliane who is now 5 years old and in nursery school. (pre-op and recent photos). We give thanks for Liliane, her family and the medical staff that helped her.
JOSHUA from UGANDA We arranged for Joshua Kigozi (18months old) to fly with his mum to Bangalore, India for surgery. He underwent an AVCD repair (the most common congenital heart defect found in children with Down's Syndrome) on Friday under Doctor C Reddy - Cardiac Surgeon and on Saturday he was moved to ICU to recover. He comes from a very poor background and his family could not have paid for this life changing operation. Please pray for him and his family.
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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‘Every child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.’