Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua

 
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 1 donation
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 4 donations
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    $2M Philips Cath Lab Passes Test
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    "Awesome," was how visiting honors student Joe Maggiore described his experience when he was there to witness the first test of the $2M Catheterization Lab donated by Philips Medical, USA.  Dean Rindlisbach, Philips representative, was there to calibrate the computers to the equipment and perform the test, but in...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Close Up Views of our Healong Hearts Project
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    This week in June has been highlighted by two distinctly wonderful visitors to our project to complete the equipping and furnishing of our new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua, construction have been completed in late 2013.  Now, in 2014, we have installed the new Philips Catheterization Lab valued at $1M and we are...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 1 donation
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 1 donation
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 4 donations
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has made updates to their project page.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Philips Catheretization Lab is Delivered
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    Just this past week-end, a Catheterization Lab, donated by the manufacturer, Philips Medical, arrived at our Pediatric Heart Center in Nicaragua.  The photos tell the story.  We gratefully celebrate this new arrival at our hospital.  Over the next two weeks, the bundles will be unpacked and the unit installed...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 1 donation
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    In-Person View of our Positive Impact
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    The last week in February, I traveled to Managua with three goals in mind: First to see our project,the new Pediatric Heart Center which has opened and is now operating at La Mascota Children's Hospital in Managua; Second, to meet our colleagues who are working with us at the new Center; Third, to follow up on little...
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    • Mike22
      Mike22 Thank you for your report. So glad to hear of the good progress on this project and the good health of some of those who benefitted from it. Please keep up your good work.
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    • Leila
      Leila You have identified one of the beautiful things about the trip--the chance to see the difference in the lives of the children we help, and the help that good health is to their families. Thanks for reading.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 1 donation
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 1 donation
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Inaugural Mission Completed in December
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    During an intense week of pediatric heart surgery, local team training, surveys of remaining equipment and supply needs as well as management systems, and meetings with top-raking government officials, 10 children received free surgery at the hands of the local doctors collaborating with our visiting team. This mission was...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Inaugural Mission Set for December
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    2013 has been a year of tremendous progress for our program in Nicaragua, from sponsoring surgical missions to completing construction of our new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua.  This achievement would not have been possible without the support of our Global Giving donors and friends, some of whom gave...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 9 donations
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 2 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    New Heart Center Opens
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    On July 23 the ribbon was cut to open the main doors of our new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua.  Officials and the media gathered to mark the occasion with speeches, music, and dance.  A tour of the new facility followed and included a bedside visit to see little Martha, (2), the first child to receive an...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 23 donations
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    International Team Completes June Mission
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    Eight infants and children received live-saving open-heart surgery between June 22 and 30, from our 10-member international team of medical professional gathered from children's hospitals in France, Colombia, and Palestine.  Although the team had hoped to inaugurate our new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua by being...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has made updates to their project page.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    New Heart Center to Open this Month
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    June will bring tremendous progress to Surgeons of Hope's program in Nicaragua with the opening of the new Pediatric Heart Center, adjacent to La Mascota Children's Hospital in Managua.  The Health Ministry of Nicaragua is equally excited about this first opening, which will be a phased-in program, featuring the...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Mt Sinai Medical Center Completes Surgical Mission
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    A 19-member surgical/medical team from Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York has returned from an SoH sponsored week-long mission trip to La Mascota Children's Hospital in Managua, the site of SoH's new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua.  Reports are in from the doctors who treated the nine waiting infants and...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    International Team Completes Mission
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope
    Progress on our project in Nicaragua has two successes to report.  The new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua is virtually completed now, with inside walls being painted in December, 2012.  The coming months will see the acquisition and installation of modern hospital equipment to bring one of the two operating...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has made updates to their project page.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Join in Turning Progress into Momentum
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    Grab an opportunity now to help us continue our momentum.  Here is why you should read this and send a donation our way.  If you make a donation on Wednesday, October 17, Global Giving will match your donation to our project by 30%!  It is Global Giving Matching Day.  Your donated dollars will work...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 20 donations
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Denver Team Operates on Ten Children
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
         This past week had several highlights, all connected with Surgeons of Hope's mission program to provide progress in life saving surgery in three ways: to cure (the immediate benefit), to train (knowledge for future use) and to build (quality infrastructure for sustainable...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has made updates to their project page.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has made updates to their project page.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Honor Your Mother With the Gift of Healing
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    Mother's Day is fast approaching (May 13).  We have a way for you to honor her this year.  Why not give the gift of generosity?  Make a contribution on your mother's behalf to help save a child's life and bring unspeakable joy to that child's mother!    By giving to our project in your mother's...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    GlobalGiving Will Match Donations on March 14
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    GlobalGiving Will Match Your Donation on March 14! The walls are going up on the new Pediatric Heart Center of Nicaragua and Surgeons of Hope is turning our attention to finding the sophisticated modern medical equipment and supplies to make the new Center function as an extraordinary state-of-the-art facility.  Our...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Thinking of Hearts on Valentine's Day
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant
    Love enters the heart in friendship's disguise.  Be a friend this Valentine's Day to a child who needs Surgeons of Hope to repair his or her young heart.  We are doing something new this very week, following our highly successful echocardiography training session which took place last October. Our three-person...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Tremendous Strides to be Made in 2012
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    Excitement is growing about this project, both in Managua where construction has started on the new Pediatric Heart Center adjacent to La Mascota Children's Hospital and at our partner children's teaching hospitals in the U.S. and Europe.  So many things need to come together in 2012 and they are targeted to do just...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Echocardiography Training Mission Done
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    We are pleased to report that this week, a two-person training mission team, sponsored by Surgeons of Hope, visited La Mascota Children's Hospital, Managua, Nicaragua, to offer professional development to the local team on the subject of Echocardiography.  Using a practicum format, along with a lecture to a...
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Thanks to All Who Helped Us Exceed our Goal
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    We are grateful to all who gave so generously during our August Global Giving Challenge.  Thanks to you, we not only met our goal, we exceeded it.  When it was all over, we discovered that we ranked 18th in the total amount of funds raised.  A very respectable showing. But, more importantly, the funds...
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  • Leila
    Leila Only 5 more hours to go in the challenge. If you are thinking of giving, now is the time. It is not too late. Thanks to all who have given so far. Let's keep this moving for the children.
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  • Leila
    Leila Only a few more donors needed to see us to our goal. Why not be the one who puts us over the finish line?
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  • Leila
    Leila Only 6 more donors are needed. We are expecting a hurricane to strike this week-end. Why not get your donation done before the hurricane hits? $10 donations are most welcome.
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  • Leila
    Leila Only 13 more donors are needed now to donate a total of $850. Your donation gives you twice the pleasure: you help us meet our goal and your contribution goes right to our medical missions. A $10 minimum donation is welcome.
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  • Leila
    Leila Just looking for 19 more donors to meet our challenge. A total of $1,600 will do it. we can do this. It is worth it to save the life of a child like little Glacy, whose heart has been repaired.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has made updates to their project page.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua posted a progress report
    Reducing Child Mortality Rates in Central America
    By - Leila Hawken - Executive Assistant, Surgeons of Hope Foundation
    The leading cause of infant and child mortality in Nicaragua is heart-related.  That's why Surgeons of Hope chose Nicaragua and found an ill-equipped but stalwart staff at La Mascota Children's Hospital in Managua where our program could be implemented.  Our surgical missions have cured more than 250 poor children...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Leila
    Leila Today, we are at the half-way point in the challenge. And, we are pleased to report that we are nicely on track. We have half the needed donors and a bit more than half of the money we need. Thanks to all.
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  • Leila
    Leila Nearing the half-way point in our challenge and pleased to report that we are on track. People are being so generous and caring. Thank you all.
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Healing Children's Hearts in Nicaragua has received 74 donations
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Leila Hawken

New York, NY United States

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