Age: 2 y.o.
Residence:Lugansk region, Ukraine
Diagnosis: not established
Needs: Diagnostics in Germany
Funds to raise: EUR 15,400
Makar is now over 2 years old, yet he weighs only 7,300 grams. The boy suffers from abdominal pain, poor sleep, lack of appetite and indigestibility of food. Parents let him to undergo numerous examinations in Ukraine, but still nobody knows what is happening with the child and how to help him.
A Berlin clinic Charite is ready to help the boy. But the parents of Makar do not have the opportunity to pay the necessary amount: the farther works as a train driver on the railway, the mother is a nurse.
The costs of diagnostics and treatment amount to EUR 15,400.
Age: 14 y.o.
Diagnosis: cerebral palsy, epilepsy
Needs: Rehabilitation in Hungary
Funds to raise: EUR 2,500
Some of you know the story of Alexey and remember how we have helped him in 2018. At the age of one month, after a failed vaccination against hepatitis, the boy began to cramp. He was diagnosed with symptomatic epilepsy and cerebral palsy. Parents do everything possible to rehabilitate and revalidate Alexey: he underwent various therapies, rehabilitation and massage courses, regular exercises at home. The rehabilitation in specialized centers helps him well, but it is very expensive. In the tight-knit family of Holkiny, there are 2 more children, and only the farther is employed.
At the moment, the child needs a rehabilitation course at the Olinek Center in Budapest. It costs EUR 2,500.
Age: 5 y.o.
Residence:Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia
Diagnosis: cerebral palsy, spastic tetraparesis, symptomatic epilepsy, partial optic arthrophy
Needs: Rehabilitation in Spain
Funds to raise: EUR 5,000
Safia was born prematurely, and with complications. Only during the first month of her life, the baby had to go through a lot of troubles: intensive care, coma, mechanical ventilation, ischemia, pneumonia … At the age of 4 months, Safia began to have cramps and was diagnosed with epilepsy.
At the age of 5, the girl cannot walk, cannot speak, cannot eat on her own. Despite this, Safia is a kind, cheerful, diligent girl, a joy of her mother. Persistent exercises at home, massages, physiotherapy and rehabilitation courses gave the results: the girl holds her head, can longer lean on her hands while lying on her stomach, understands the addressed speech, loves music, children’s poems and nursery rhymes. To learn how to walk, Safia needs to undergo neurorehabilitation courses and let to find a proper anticonvulsant drug in the Spanish clinic “Nisa Virgen del Consuelo”. This costs EUR 7780. Her incredibly courageous and optimistic mother, Elsa, brings up the girl alone, since the farther left the family. With the aid of a support group, a part of this amount has already been raised. It remains to collect about EUR 5,000.
Age: 13 y.o.
Residence:Pavlovsky Posad, Russia
Diagnosis: cerebral palsy
Needs: A walking trainer
Funds to raise: EUR 6,000
Zakhar was born prematurely, 3 months ahead of the schedule, with the weight of 930 grams only, but with a great desire to live. In the age of one year, Zakhar was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and has followed the numerous rehabilitation courses. In 2013, Zakhar underwent a complex spinal surgery to reduce spasticity in his legs.
We helped Zakhar several years ago with the purchase of a stroller. Now Zakhar needs a walking trainer. His mother Marina has recently undergone a complex pancreatic surgery herself, as well as a repair of hernia, that she got from excessive loads when caring for her son. At the moment, Zakhar cannot move without the help of his mother. In order for him to be able to do this on his own, a walking trainer is needed. The cost of the Grillo walking trainer from Ormesa that helps disabled people with severe motor disorders, including cerebral palsy, is EUR 6,000.