Children

Find out more about the children we are helping now and keep up to date on those we've helped in the past.

Here you'll find profiles of children and updates on their progress. For other news items please see our News page.

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10 kids have had cardiac surgery in the Philippines

     W&A helped 6 children in the Philippines to have cardiac surgery in January– 4 more kids are scheduled to receive surgery in February.…

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Lester from the Philippines

Update:  Abi and Kenny managed to meet with Lester and his mum while they were in the Philippines (May 2014).  They are keen to proceed…

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Moubarak from Cameroon

Moubarak had a heart valve replacement in December 2012 when he was 13yrs old.  We also supplied a portable blood thinner monitor as he is…

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W&A helps 22 children in the Philippines have cleft lip surgery

    Jericho (11 months) and 21 other children have had cleft lip repairs in the Philippines in June thanks to W&A and SmileTrain (www,smiletrain.org.uk).  We…

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John Scott returned to Indonesia at the end of March after successful treatments.

Name:  John Scott Yambung Date of Birth:  14th January 2005 Date of Contact:  July 2012 Location:  Palu, Indonesia Condition & treatment:  John Scott has a…

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Atabo from Kenya

Name:  Atabo Date of Birth:  17th July 2013 Date of Contact:  July 2013 Location:  Turkana, Kenya Condition:  Spina bifida (a congenital developmental disorder of the spine…

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Junior from Sierra Leone

Name:  Junior Date of Birth:  26th November 2012 Date of Contact:  April 2013 Location:  Sierra Leone Condition:  Cleft lip and palate Operation:  Junior had successful cleft…

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Samuel from Sierra Leone

Name:  Samuel Date of Birth:  2012 Date of Contact:  2012 Location:  Sierra Leone Condition:  Hydrocephalus, also known as “water in the brain”. Operation:  In late…

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Selemani from Malawi

Name:  Selemani Date of Birth:  2005 Date of Contact:  September 2012 Location:  Malawi Condition:  Injured trachea from a bamboo shoot piercing his windpipe when he…

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Rougaya from Cameroon

Name:  Rougaya Date of Birth:  1999 Date of Contact:  September 2012 Location:  Northern Cameroon Condition:  Heart disease Operation:  Rougaya is getting ready to make a…

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Moubarak from Cameroon

Name:  Moubarak Date of Birth:  1999 Date of Contact:  September 2012 Location:  Northern Cameroon Condition:  Heart valve disease from rheumatic fever. Operation:  Moubarak had successful…

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Dedeline from Democratic Republic of the Congo

Name:  Dedeline Mibamba Date of Birth:  1982 Date of Contact:  Location:  Democratic Republic of the Congo Condition:  Loss of both lower limbs as a teenager…

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