Help Mend A Broken Heart In Kenya

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Matter Heart Run

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Matter heart run Matter hospital in conjunction with dettol organised a marathon that was aimed at raising funds to cater for the treatment of children with heart problems. Funds were raised and some children were lucky to undergo heart transplantation. This marathon saved lives that would have gone into waste. Those who emerged winners also won many prizes including cash. The event also had fun and people were given a chance to keep their bodies fit. Read more.
Related to project keywords: children heart, undergo, problems, heart, funds

Could Not See Or Hear

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Sitatunga, Kenya
Map of Could not see or hear In a small community called Sokomoko,another gave birth to her first child in 2009.Baba Doreen named his child wasike.When wasike was two months old she had serious illness for several days her doctor she would die.but early one morning the fever left her and she fell into a quiet sleep.Her parents knew she would live and they were very happy. When we reached 2 yrs he felt the need to communicate with the people around her since she was unable to talk.she began to make sign and her parents and friends understood.Doctors adviced her father to visit a doctor who would give him information about school;s for the deaf,dumb and blind children.The doctor also told her to write to an institution where handicapped children were educated. Read more.
Related to project keywords: fever, child, small, need, international

Help To The People With Heart Problem.

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of HELP TO THE PEOPLE WITH HEART PROBLEM. The mater hospital has really been working very hard in ensuring the people with heart problems get free treatment. It has been organizing programs such as matter heart run to contribute to the program of treating those with heart complications more than two thousands people so far have benefitted from this idea. every year more and more people benefit from this organization idea. Read more.
Related to project keywords: complications, problems, year, hospital, heart

Medical Clinics

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of MEDICAL CLINICS Almost one million people living in dreadful poverty conditions lead to medical problems. HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases have caused the community and the biggest problem is hopelessness which could be solved for a few US cents are unaffordable to the people of Kibera. Things are changing slowly. MSF and AMREF are doing a very good job in Kibera. Many churches also provide medical services. Remember all the diseases you come across in Kibera can be cured. A few years ago in Kenya, there were no Anti-Retro Virals drugs and the support of charities have made the drugs to be now available. How there is hope in Kibera residents. Read more.
Related to project keywords: provide, problems, medical, conditions, churches

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Marilyn James

Washington, DC United States

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