"Great against cancer family homes" for children

by Soleterre - Strategie di pace Onlus
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children
"Great against cancer family homes" for children

Project Report | Oct 10, 2022
The results achieved together in 2022... so far

By Emanuela La Macchia | Individual Donors Manager

We are proud to share the results achieved in the first half of the year. 

In 2022 we continued our commitment through the program “Great against cancer” ensuring free accommodation, daily assistance from our dedicated staff and psychological support to children suffering from cancer and to their families in Soleterre’s Community Homes in 6 different countries.

Thanks to our donors’ support we are able every day to help children in their battle against cancer.

Children like Aziz. He was only 8 when he started suffering from pain in the abdomen. His parents decided to ask for medical advice and the doctor prescribed generic painkillers. Aziz continued to suffer from severe pains and was then transferred to the Children’s Hospital in Ouagadougou, capital city of Burkina Faso. At the hospital Aziz received a late diagnosis of lymphoma, an aggressive type of cancer that needed an early diagnosis.

To save Aziz it is necessary to monitor him constantly through blood tests and x-ray and to provide his family financial support to pay for hospitalization and follow up expenses. Aziz’s family lives 190 km away from Ouagadougou, which means a 4 hours trip. “Since the very beginning of his illness we made all we could in order to save Aziz. We even sold all of our goats” recounts his father.

In order to treat their child’s cancer, families have to face significant costs, above all in countries where treatment expenses are not covered by the local healthcare system. In many cases parents have also to bear heavy costs for transports, accommodation and board to travel to another city for the treatment. Many families are not able to afford these costs and are often forced to interrupt the treatment process.This is a choice that no parent would ever want to make.

This is the reason why we work relentlessly to cover all the expenses families have to face to get their children treated properly. This effort is crucial to avoid parents to abandon the treatment process and give children suffering from cancer a chance of healing.

As Soleterre, we strongly believe that every child has the right to access quality care regardless of the country or social and economic conditions. We are committed every day to guarantee this right by responding to each country needs in the most effective way possible.

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Soleterre - Strategie di pace Onlus

Location: OPERA - Italy
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Twitter: @SoleterreOnlus
Project Leader:
Emanuela La Macchia
OPERA , Italy
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