Children
 Colombia
Project #21745

A little baby that needs your help to walk!

A microproject by Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center
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Summary

With your donation you will help Isabela to walk for the very first time. This little girl needs a prostheses so she can grow up normally and have a happy childhood. Beautiful Isabela lives in the island of San Andres with his mother, when she was pregnant she had an infection so when Isabela was born she had one leg shorter than the other and her fingers were together and had no separation. Even though it has been difficult they are a happy and amazing family. Give Isabela the chance to walk!!
$1,500.00
total raised
13
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year active

Challenge

There are 800.000 disabled people in Colombia that need external help to walk. like crutches or wheelchairs . By giving children a prosthesis they will walk for the first time, develop properly and grow up with dignity.

Solution

Isabela will have the chance to walk, play, run and be happy. Her mother will be able to give her a more prosperous future and she will develop as a normal kid. Isabela is a an amazing girl that needs your help, walking is a life changing miracle, that will make her happier than she is now. If Isabela has a new leg she will go to school, she will play with her friends, she will swim in the ocean, and mostly she will be INDEPENDENT. Give her the chance and show her the bright side of life!

Long-Term Impact

Makavir Kmina provides prostheses to 350 amputees per year. This project will provide a prostheses to Isabela, with it she will have a regular life and the opportunity to go to school and improve her living conditions and help her family. She will no longer need help to do every activity and will become independent having the opportunity to go as far as she wants in life. In the long run she will be a healthy kid, a working woman who will have in a future a happy family.

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Organization Information

Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center

Location: La Estrella, Antioquia - Colombia
Website: http:/​/​www.mahavir-kmina.org
Project Leader:
Juan Rodrigo Mejia
Executive Director
Itagui, Antioquia Colombia

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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