Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects

by INTERNATIONAL ROTARY FELLOWSHIP OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS (UK) TRUST FUND
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Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
Heart2Heart-Children with Congenita Heart Defects
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My Dear Donors, 
First I would like to thank you all for your  generous contrbutions 
I would like to thank all medical staff who are volunterring their time and expertise to help children with heart conditions in remote areas of Egypt like Upper Egypt 
The funds from donors from GlobalGiving are merged with funds from Rotary International and Rotary clubs reaching around 90K USD as a Rotary Grant. 
We have operated on the first patient a five year old boy from Sohag 600 km south of Cairo and we did a catheter procedure to close the hole in the heart using a very expensive device the device cost is 2500 USD. The child went home the next day cured thanks to Donors from all over the world contributions. (Consent for photos taken and signed) 
 
In my next report after getting all relevant consents I will attach all photos of children cured. 
We're excited to announce that in March a team of health professionals from the UK, US and Austria will visit at their own expense our Cardiology department to see our work with children with heart defects. This, we hope, will boost publicity and encourage even more support. 
The Covid 19 Pandemic has been challenging to all of us but we are glad to report that we have not deviated from our aims of this appeal.  
I hope the year 2022 brings more donations and more happiness to children with heart defects and their families. 
Yours 
Dr Amal El-Sisi 
Loading the device used to close the hole in heart
Loading the device used to close the hole in heart

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We are still collecting funds to start the project 

We have not yet reached 50% of budget

Money transfer abroad to Egypt requires a lot of logistics so we need to collect at least 505 before starting transferring the money 

We will start transferring very soon hopefully and these funds will treat around 10 children with heart conditions. 

Our target is the needy children in southern Egypt who do not have access to advanced medical procedures such as cardiac catheterization . 

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me 

Yours 

Amal El-Sisi

Head of Project Heart2Heart 

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Mohamed 6 M old  had a hole in his heart closed
Mohamed 6 M old had a hole in his heart closed

Dear Sir/Madame 

We have collected around 40% of required funds. The funds once completed will be transferred to Rotary account in Egypt to pay for children cardiac procedures. We are still waiting for more funds before transferring th emoney . If we continue on the same rate hopefully we will complete the funds before end of 2021. 

The funds will be used to treat 15 children with heart defects in Upper Egypt. These children are extremely poor. Th egovernment national health insurance does not cover the state of the art catheter procedures.

We plan to advertise the project and share GlobalGiving donation link on social media and website to attract more donations

Hopefully we reach our target before end of the year to atart the procedures. We have to accumulate the budget to be able to travel once and do all the cases in one visit. 

Yours 

Dr Amal El-Sisi

Head of Heart2Heart project 

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Project Leader:
Amal El Sisi
Cairo, Egypt
$17,245 raised of $30,000 goal
 
77 donations
$12,755 to go
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