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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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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Sulaiman from Sierra Leone

Name:  Sulaiman Date of Birth:  2004 Date of Contact:  June 2012 Location:  Sierra Leone Condition:  Hydrocephalus, also known as “water in the brain”, caused by…

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Hashmot from Bangladesh

Name:  Hashmot Date of Birth: 1979 Date of Contact: November 2011 Location: Bangladesh Condition: Severe disfigurement/loss of left face due to a vicious tiger attack…

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Salome from Cameroon

Name:  Salome Date of Birth:  2012 Date of Contact: Location:  Northern Cameroon Condition:  Facial burns from falling face first into a fire. Emergency treatment:  Her…

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Edwardson from Haiti

Name:  Edwardson Date of Birth:  1998 Date of Contact:  December 2011 Location:  Port-au-Prince, Haiti Condition:  Bilateral corneal keratosis Operation:  Abi met with Edwardson and Dr.…

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Lonema from Democratic Republic of the Congo

Name:  Lonema Date of Birth: Date of Contact:  November 2011 Location:  Democratic Republic of the Congo Condition:  Need of prosthetic due to both arms being…

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Gwadam from Cameroon

Name:  Gwadam Date of Birth:  2000 Date of Contact:  November 2011 Location:  Northern Cameroon Condition:  Cleft lip Operation:  Gwadam had successful surgery to repair her…

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Richmond from Ghana

Name:  Richmond Date of Birth:  2004 Date of Contact:  June 2011 Location:  Ghana Condition:  Congenital hydroceles – a condition males can be born with where fluid abnormally…

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Nathan from Democratic Republic of the Congo

Name:  Nathan Date of Birth:  1st June 2001 Date of Contact:  August 2011 Location:  Democratic Republic of the Congo Condition:  Cancer of the sweat gland left face Operation: …

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Santigi, who has prosthetic legs

Santigi from Sierra Leone

Name:  Santigi Date of Birth:  20th August 2006 Date of Contact:  August 2011 Location:  Sierra Leone Condition:  Phocomelia of left and right legs (malformation of the limbs…

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