17-year old Maty has a mass on her face. It doesn’t hurt much, but it is affecting her jawbone. A diagnosis and treatment plan will depent on the results of a biopsy.
Maty is the elder sister of twins Assane and Ousseynou. In the past Stichting Petite Cobi has helped this boys when a wall fell on them. Ousseynou also broke his wrist while playing soccer. The two little rascals are doing fine now.
Hakim from Burkina Faso is making good progress.
Due to meningitis he lost partial control of his muscles. He now gets physical therapy every week. His walking is improving and he is using his right hand more.
We paid another 20 sessions for him, costs: 50 euros.
3 year old Mohamed has urinary passage problems. Earlier this year he has had several analyses. He also had a catheter for several days to test his kidney functions. The conclusion is a stenosis of his urinary passage, which causes overloading of his kidneys.
With the help of medication he is doing much better. The next months will turn out whether this is enough or if he needs surgery.
Assane, 17 years old had serious hart problems. He now is sufficiently recovered to be referred to a cardiac specialist in the national hospital in Dakar. The next weeks he will have further analyses and tests, after which a treatment plan will be determined.
Two year old Habib is doing well. When we met him he had serious respiratory problems. He now is under control of an ENT specialist and with the help of medication he is doing much better. His next appointment will be in august.
Little Babacar is ready for his second surgery. He has Hirschprung disease, a congenital disease whereby a part of his bowels don’t function. Because of this he has very serious constipation. The costs of his operation is 375 euro. If we have enough funds he will have his surgery this summer.
Being a boy of 17, one would like to play soccer with your friends, go to the disco and dance, or maybe studying hard for school exams. One thing one does not want to worry about is its health and whether there is enough money to pay the next health consult and medication.
Unfortunately this scenario is reality for Assane 17 years old from Tivaouane who suffers from heart failures. Up to date our foundation paid 178 euro on analyses and life saving drugs improving his health. He will need to continue his treatment, and therefore we ask your support:
Can you contribute 25 euros to a healthy future for Assane?