Surgery soon in Wuhan, ChinaSince our last post, ZhenZhen has arrived in Wuhan and is now being evaluated by a wonderful team of cardiologists and various other specialists. They are trying to determine what steps, if any, can be taken to improve her deteriorating heart condition.ZhenZhen in her Wuhan hospital roomFrom the time she was abandoned in a hospital by her mother at 4 years … [Read more...]
Medical Missions - Agape Asia
One of the most important missions we have at Agape Asia is our medical mission work. Join us in saving children worldwide and giving them a healthy happy life that might otherwise have been a life of suffering, pain, or illness.
A Story of Hope, Defying the OddsWe were visiting a hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan in April 2004 when a surgeon told us about a four-year-old girl who had been abandoned by her mother in the hospital lobby. Her name was Wang Zhen Zhen ("Jen Jen"). Her mother and a motorcycle taxi had brought her to the hospital because she had a stroke. Her mother and the taxi driver were never seen again, and … [Read more...]
In August, we provided our first surgery ever for a child in Thailand. Check out the following story and photos of Pansa from our friend, Robert Reagan, in Chiang Mai, Thailand:I couldn't take my eyes off her cute face and lazy eye as I walked to an ATM at a gas station.About 30 years ago my buddy, Dr. Bruce Woodall, told me, "Most people put a patch on the lazy eye, but they need to … [Read more...]
Ouyang Jiayan is 15-month old baby girl who was born in a small village in China's Pingle County of Guangxi Province with a congenital heart disorder known as Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD). Thanks to your donations, she has received the surgery she needed to repair her heart. She is now at home recovering.Thanks for your love and care! … [Read more...]
Zhang Ziyan is a beautiful, active young girl who lives in a rural village in Guangxi province of China. She was born with Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD).This disorder is a hole in the wall separating the two lower chambers of the heart. In normal development, the wall between the heart chambers closes before birth, so that oxygen-rich blood is kept from mixing with the oxygen-poor blood. … [Read more...]