In Ukraine annually about 4500 children are born with a diagnosis of heart disease, that is 6-8 kids per 1,000 newborns. The problem can be solved with surgery, during which "window" in the heart is closed with special occluder, its price is approx.90 000 UAH. Because of difficult situation in the country now, the support from the state in that issue was stopped. The fund "Pomogaem" plans to raise money to help low-income families to repair little engine of their kid with heart disease
With time heart of child with heart disease is increasing in sizes and is overworked; also pulmonary blood vessels overflow, resulting in frequent pneumonia and other diseases.In Ukraine 6-8 kids per 1,000 newborns are born with heart disease. The solution is operation, during which the heart "window" would be closed with special occluder. State nowadays doesn't help with occluder purchasing. The project will help low-income families to purchase occluder for their child with heart disease
The cost of occluder to "repair heart" is about 90 000 UAH. For Ukrainian 90 000 UAH is very huge amount, especially for low - income families.Last years the state helped at least for 200 families to purchase occluder. But nowadays that help from the state has been stopped. The CF Pomogaem helps families in need to pay for occluder
One reached goal of the project means to raise about 90 000 UAH. And that amount let the Charity Foundation Pomogaem to purchase one occluder and in that way to help at least one child with heart disease to come over the surgery. It leads to saved lives, healthier children, better future of the nation.