After Alvin, our medical worker in China, finished coordinating with a hospital in Guangxi Province, he headed south for a postoperative visit with a boy named Xu Shibin. With our help, the child received surgery two years ago in People's Hospital at the capital city in Guangxi when he was nine months old.From the moment Alvin saw the father of Xu Shibin, he could sense that the man felt a … [Read more...]
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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...]
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...]
This week, we were able to visit a recovering Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) patient that we recently helped in China - Meng Xiaoxuan. Following is a story and photos compiled from the report sent to us by Alvin, our medical case worker in China. Enjoy this story ... see the impact of our medical missions and your support! "In order to reach her remote village in Guangxi Province, the trip … [Read more...]
“A bird sings not because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song,”- the old Chinese wisdom says. We are telling you the stories of the children we help every day, not because we know how to fix the whole wide world, feed all the poor or heal all the sick - but because we have a story to tell, and because you are the part of this story. This month you changed the lives of several … [Read more...]