Manuela, a warrior that deserves another chance!

A microproject by Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center
Manuela, a warrior that deserves another chance!
Manuela, a warrior that deserves another chance!
Manuela, a warrior that deserves another chance!
Manuela, a warrior that deserves another chance!

Summary

This project will provide an artificial leg for Manuela, a warrior and a strong girl that lost her leg due to a rare cancer disease. Manuela wants to play soccer again with her friends and have a normal and happy life, with this prostheses she will be able to do so.

$125
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years

Challenge

Manuela is a beautiful and brave girl full of life, she is 15 years old and comes from a small city in Colombia. She suffers from a rare cancer disease that attacks her bones since she was a little girl. 9 months ago she lost her left leg and with it, she also lost her big passion, playing soccer. Against all odds she has proven her desire and willingness to live and with your help we will provide a protheses for her so she can play soccer again and continue her struggle for a better life.

Solution

Giving a prosthetic leg to Manuela is giving her a new chance to fight for her life and defeat cancer. She wants to play soccer again with her friends, be independent and enjoy her adolescence. Manuela is really smart and strong and, she has never stopped from going to school and wants to graduate and start university in a few years, to follow her dreams and help people like her. If we provide Manuela with a new leg she will be able to do so, and even more.

Long-Term Impact

Manuela will have the chance to become independent in her daily life activities. She will be able to keep studying, following her dreams and she will play soccer and score goals just like she did before. She will have the chance to improve her living conditions and those of the people around her. Helping Manuela is giving her the chance to fight and defeat cancer!

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Organization Information

Mahavir Kmina Artificial Limb Center

Location: La Estrella, Antioquia - Colombia
Website:
Project Leader:
Juan Rodrigo Mejia
Executive Director
Itagui, Antioquia Colombia

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