In late December 2016, our contact in Ghana introduced us to Derrick who had club hands. We referred this to our Medical Board and having consulted surgeons on the Mercy Ship (Africa Mercy) in Benin, we were able to transport Derrick and his mum to Benin. He was operated on 20 January and is now recovering having had successful surgery. He had to stay on the Mercy Ship for 6 weeks as they have K-wires in place (for the bones to stay lined up). The ship has accommodation for him and his mum and provides food too. It has been great working with Mercy Ships again (Abi volunteered on board in 2002).
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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The profiles to the right are of persons we have helped in the past and also of those we are currently supporting. The profiles are in chronological order according to the date of contact.
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Referring a Child
If you wish to refer a child, submit an initial enquiry by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send you a form to complete with basic information on the child. We understand often the case is urgent, and we aim to consult with our medical board and respond to you as soon as possible.
‘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.’