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Help fund a cochlear implant surgery for 18 month old baby

Raising a funding campaign as I came across the story of Marc Alexander, 18 month baby boy born in Haiti and diagnosed bilaterally deaf (both ears). Long story short, Haiti does not have the proper medical infrastructure and the government support to help this little boy get a cochlear implant surgery that would give him the ability to hear and speak. The longer he waits to get the implant, the more irreversible speech and development delay will occur. This would cost USD 30,000 including a trip abroad to get the surgery done (I myself have done research for my daughter and no kidding, it really cost that much). I spoke to his mother who didn't know what to do and who to turn to, and I felt the need to help them. As a French national and a Hong Kong resident , and as a mother of a 6 months deaf baby myself, my family is fortunate enough to have access to the best-in-class health support, excellent medical care and infrastructure ...and this is all (or almost) FREE!! We tend to forget how lucky we are. This little boy does not share our luck.Please take some time to read his story, DONATE and SHARE THIS POST to help him get access to a cochlear implant surgery, this amazing, life changing technology that will give him back the gift of hearing and speech.Carine Story of Marc Alexandre: Hello everyone. We are Kamaïa and Darlin Jeanty, parents of 18 months old Marc-Alexandre. We live Haiti, one of the most under-developed country in the world.We suspected the deafness of our son when he was 2 months and a half, as he was not reacting to sound. Due to lack of medical resources and infrastructure in Haiti, we were unable to obtain a diagnosis right away. When Marc-Alexandre turned 12 months old, we had been recommended to have him checked out in Republic Dominican. Without a second of hesitation, we took out all of our savings and bought a flight for the 3 of us to go meet an ENT specialist there. The results were devastating: Marc-Alexandre was diagnosed bilaterally deaf (both ears). We were not sure what to do or where to turn. We do not know if he would ever say, "I love you Mommy and Daddy." We have prayed for a happy, productive life for Marc-Alexander, and we want him to go to school and someday graduate from university to pursue a career and a life that he chooses.The ENT was adamant that our son needed cochlear implants; Implanting Marc will give him access to sound which will provide him with the only chance of age-appropriate speech and language development. This will provide him the opportunity to a better education and independent employment as an adult in the future. If not implanted, it may lead to permanent changes in the auditory cortex in the brain which may make it impossible to benefit from a cochlear implant or any form of hearing restoration surgery in the future. The cochlear implant bypasses the damaged portions of the ear and directly stimulates the auditory nerve. The signals are generated by the implant and are sent passed the auditory nerve to the brain where the signals are recognised as sounds. However, the cochlear implants will cost USD$30,000 as we do not have insurance and there is no government social subsidy or help of any kind. We are raising money to pay for medical expenses including surgery, cochlear implant device, and a trip abroad for the surgery.Marc is growing up and as his parents; we know we have to do something. The only future for our son is to hear with cochlear implants. Just like everyone else, we want to give him the best possible future there is.Life is so precious and this innocent boy who deserves the right to live normally. In advance, we extend our heartfelt thanks for your incredible moral and financial support. Thank you for helping us change the life of our child. Kamaïa and Darlin Jeanty

970 contributors

€1,247.20 collected


Marco & Thijs - Bike4Kika

All, This summer (4th August) myself and my son Thijs will be biking ~1000km from Oberrieden, Switzerland to Schagen, the Netherlands. We will be following the river Rhein all the way to the Netherlands. We aim to complete the bike tour in 10 days. We are doing this to raise money for child cancer research. Reason we are doing this is that a little over a year Thijs’s grandad passed away from cancer. I also had cancer and was lucky enough to survive, as such we want to do what we can to help other people that have cancer. Every little bit helps. All the money donated will go 100% to KIKA, which has been set up in 2002 to fund innovative research for Child Cancer. Treatments have significantly improved but still 1 in 4 children, diagnosed with cancer dies. The charity’s aim is to increase the survival rate of children suffering from cancer from 75% to 95% by 2025. They aim to do this by funding scientific research, improving treatments (less pain, higher cure rate and improved quality of life), concentrating expertise and treatment for children to accelerate experience. We hope you want to support with us this cause as no one especially not a child, should have to die from cancer. Thank you!Thijs & Marco

59 contributors

€8,512 collected


Versions: Anglaise, Allemande, Française et Italienne ci-dessousHello everyone & welcome to this money pot!With just 1-click you can help to contribute to the recognition of the exceptional engagement of our Swiss hospitals care workers during the Coronavirus (COVID 19 ) crisis The money will be allocated on the prorata of number of beds of each hospital in Switzerland. The money will be transfered to the HR depatment of each hospital. The HR departmentwill redistribute the money as a bonus to all care workers.A receipt will be sent to each donor to be deducted on the next tax return. * Give however much you want* All payments are 100% secure* Why It's easy & transparent!Thank you! Hallo Madame, Sir & willkommen in diesem Geldtopf!Mit nur einem Klick können Sie dazu beitragen, dass das aussergewöhnliche Engagement unserer Schweizer Spitalbetreuer während der Coronavirus-Krise (COVID 19 ) anerkannt wird.Das Geld wird auf die anteilige Bettenzahl der einzelnen Spitäler in der Schweiz verteilt.Das Geld wird an die Personalabteilung jedes Spitals überwiesen. Die Personalabteilungwird das Geld als Bonus an alle Pflegekräfte umverteilen.Geben Sie, wie viel Sie wollenJeder Spender erhält eine Quittung, die bei der nächsten Steuererklärung abgezogen wird.Alle Zahlungen sind 100% sicherWarum Es ist einfach und transparent!Vielen Dank! Bonjour Madame, Monsieur & bienvenue dans cette levée de fond !En un seul clic, vous pouvez contribuer à la reconnaissance de l'engagement exceptionnel du personnel soignant de nos hôpitaux suisses durant de la crise du Coronavirus (COVID 19 )L'argent sera alloué au prorata du nombre de lits de chaque hôpital en Suisse.L'argent sera transféré au département des ressources humaines de chaque hôpital. Ce département redistribuera l'argent sous forme de prime à tout personnel soignantDonnez le montant que vous souhaitezUn reçu sera envoyé à chaque donateur à déduire sur la prochaine déclaration dîmpôts.Tous les paiements sont 100% sécurisésPourquoi ? C'est facile et transparent !Vous recevrez un reçu pour la déduction de votre future taxe Gentile Signora, Egregio Signore,Benvenuti in questa raccolta di fondi.Con un solo clic potete contribuire al riconoscimento dell'eccezionale impegno che gli operatori sanitari dei nostri ospedali svizzeri stanno facendo durante questa crisi del Coronavirus (COVID 19 ).La donazione totale sarà assegnata in base al numero di letti in ogni ospedale in Svizzera.I soldi saranno trasferiti al reparto delle Risorse Umane di ogni ospedale. Le vostre donazioni verranno poi ridistribuite come bonus a tutti gli operatori sanitari.Date quello che potete, ogni gesto è importante.Una ricevuta sarà mandata ad ogni persona che farà un dono per permetterle di deddure questo importo dalla prossima dichiarazione fiscale. Tutti i pagamenti sono sicuri al 100%Perché È facile e trasparente!Grazie!

25 contributors

€3,898 collected

Support for Aelfin Michel

Aelfin Michel - Critical Condition - Hua Hin, ThailandSadly, on December 31st, Aelfin tragically crashed on a motorbike causing him to suffer severe head and face trauma. Aelfin is currently in ICU under 24 hours medical care and constant support. When Aelfin arrived in emergency he required immediate surgery to remove bleeding on the brain and had part of his skull removed, which will need to be replaced with titanium. His jaw and teeth were severely smashed which will require surgery, as well as other serious facial and head injuries. Unfortunately this is a very critical situation. Due to the severity of his head injuries he has had many operations to date and requires many more, plus 24 hours support and months (if not years) of therapy. The latter is not yet known as we are currently taking it day by day, knowing that each day is a miracle. Aelfin is a fighter and at every set back he is fighting to stay here with us. For those that know him will know his determination and stubbornness. This trait is shining through in his fight for his life. This gives us hope. Holding onto this hope and knowing that Aelfin will keep on fighting, there is a long and very expensive battle ahead of us. He requires many more surgeries, and unfortunately at this stage, we are unsure of the extent of damage and rehabilitation required. We urgently ask all of you to help support Aelfin and his mother, Emma, with the extensive ongoing medical costs and medical care that Aelfin needs now and for the coming months. ALL of the funds donated will be used to cover Aelfin's hospital bills, medical and rehabiliation expenses. We would like to express our gratitude for your kind donations to the SUPPORT AELFIN FUND. Best regards,Aelfin's support team

166 contributors

£12,523.70 collected

Ayuda para Daniela

Ayuda para Daniela

Hola a todos, ella es mi hermana Daniela.Hace casi 3 años tuvo un ACV mientras estaba mudándose desde Barcelona a Koh Phangan en Tailandia. Era una persona muy saludable y extremadamente cuidadosa, pero el estrés del cambio le jugó una mala pasada. Siempre generosa y disponible a ayudar a quien lo necesitara. A día de hoy está sola en su mundo, sobreviviendo en estado vegetativo persistente aferrándose a la vida con todo, por lo que no puedo abandonarla. Soy Alejandra, su hermana y única cuidadora. Tengo que hacerle frente a todos los gastos para subsistir y así surge la idea solicitar esta colecta para emprender un pequeño negocio que nos de una entrada de dinero y caminar en paz en éste trayecto que nos queda.Nuestro mantenimiento a día de hoy. Gastos fijos mensuales:* Alquiler apartamento + luz + agua = 12.000 THB* Alimentación Dani = 3.000 THB* Atención médica y medicación Dani = 3.100 THB* Compras comida y casa = 6.000 THB* Limpieza y mantenimiento = 1.500 THB* Gastos en “Green House” (alquiler, luz, internet) = 4.700 THBTotal: 30.300 THBPor contratar a falta ingresos: * Seguro de salud Alejandra = 54.000 THB anual aprox.* Cuidadora Dani eventual = 300 THB por hora NUEVO PROYECTOLa idea es alquilar 3 casas iguales a Green House 1, 4 casas total en las mismas condiciones y acondicionarlas para así generar otros ingresos adicionales mensuales.La Green House1 está renovada y alquilada para un año desde hace un mes. Nos reporta un beneficio mensual de 3.300 THB tras el pago del alquiler, luz e internet.Está alquilada a precio de “pandemia” por8.000 THB /mes, más consumo de luz. Estas viviendas son muy solicitadas por el precio y el estilo. Disponen de todo lo necesario para pasar el día si no desean salir de restaurantes y comodidades de una casa normal a un precio muy ajustado.PLAN DE SUPERVIVENCIA* Green House 2, 3 y 4: Precio de alquiler, luz, agua e internet: 5.000 THB (aprox, mensual)* Renovación y muebles: 13.5000 THB* Tiempo en tenerla disponible para alquiler: 1 mes* Se publicaría en Booking, AIRBNB y Marketplace de Facebook* El precio de alquiler, en tiempo de pandemia sería de 300 THB/día. En caso de ser temporada larga, cambiaría. El precio en temporada “normal” sería de 580 THB/día.* Con precio “normal” por alquiler diario el beneficio sería de unos 10.000 THB mensuales tras pagar alquiler, luz e internet.* El mismo plan sería para las 3 casas.TRABAJOS A REALIZAR* Pintura completa interior y exterior.* Pintura y saneamiento de puertas, ventanas y rejas.* Limpieza de patio.* Saneamiento del jardín.* Instalación de luces y lámparas, aire acondicionado, calentador eléctrico para baño.Se pueden ir remodelando en un plazo de tiempo razonable al tiempo que sigo con las rutinas de atender a Dani mientras el turismo se reestablece y al menos el 50% vuelve a la normalidad.INVERSIÓN NECESARIA* Alquileres* Pintura* Electrodomésticos + instalación* Saneado y reparación de instalación eléctrica* Bombillas y lámparas* Cortinas* Mobiliario* Mano de obra Total coste aproximado 425.000 THB --> 11.200 € (aprox)Esta es la única posibilidad que tengo para generar ingresos pues los cuidados de Dani son constantes, cada 2 horas máximo requiere de atención de algún tipo, más suplir las atenciones médicas, fisiológicas, aseo, mantenimiento y limpieza de la casa, el jardín, alguna eventualidad y trato con clientes para el alquiler. Esto me impide completamente poder optar a un puesto de trabajo u otra labor que requiera de una jornada completa o parcial. El plan de poder habilitar 4 casas es para pasar este estado sin apuros ni agobios excesivos y poder estar en disposición de contratar algo de ayuda para atender todo sin tanto estrés, poder hacerme un seguro y cubrir cualquier eventualidad que pudiera surgir con Dani, la gran incógnita que vivimos día a día.¡Muchas gracias por vuestra atención!AlejandraEnlace a PDF con el proyecto





Notre village et la Kabylie fait face à une explosion de cas de COVID-19 qui s’est propagée en masse. Une cellule de crise a été mise en place par les représentants des associations du village Tafoughalt pour lutter contre cette épidémie et la crise sanitaire que nous traversons.Nous sommes tous concernés par cette épidémie et avons tous la responsabilité d’y faire face et de limiter ses conséquences. Tafoughalt a aujourd’hui plus que jamais besoin de l’aide de sa diaspora à travers le monde pour apporter une aide à notre village qui manque cruellement de moyens pour :- Acheter les concentrateurs d’oxygènes- Gérer un confinement partiel dans le village en aidant les nécessiteux- Achat de gels hydroalcoolique, gants et masques pour mieux endiguer la propagation Votre aide est un devoir, merci de participer et que dieu vous la rende dans cette vie ou dans l’au-delà.Nous nous engageons à vous communiquer en toute transparence l’usage précis des dons collectés. Pour plus d’informations, veuillez contacter :Algérie :- MENAS Lyazid : +213 672665972 (Association sociale - AIT ABDELLAH)- MOURAKEB Mounir : +213 669237762 (Association sociale - TADUKLI IAZAVEN)- SELAMI Massinissa : +213 661863590 (Association humanitaire - EL IHSSEN)- MERAOUCHE Boualem : +213 696194861 (Association sociale - TASUTA N WAHLAL )France :- BENDALI Abdenour : +33 666811405- MOURAKEB Hamid : + 33 6 87 04 65 72 C'est aujourd'hui ou jamais!Thanmirth Nwen.



Hire A Friend For Trevor 19

Hire A Friend For Trevor 19

Hello everyone & welcome to this money pot!Whilst some of us are locked in our houses with wife and kids, Trevor, the lucky bastard, has managed to perfect self isolation by taking on the Covid 19 Challenge but needs our help. Before I explain how you can help, I wanted to give you a bit of background. Trevor has had a long history of medical conditions which have plagued his life. He showed early signs of miserablecuntitus when he was younger but managed to self medicate with Singha to attenuate the symptoms. His sporting career was also severly affected with whingingpoofosis which prevented him from reaching the peak of his triathlete career. Despite his health conditions, he has always been a good mate to us all. More recently, Trevor has been relentless in surfing the depths of social media over the last three weeks in an attempt to entertain his mates with shite videos to try to help them manage the slow resurgence of BSE which has been making a come back in some households. During his research he came across the Covid 19 Challenge and as ever, wanted to show us that he is hard as fucking nails and even Chambers is a pansy by comparaison. He is day 6 of the Covid 19 Challenge and doing well. Although, I think the hospital food might kill him first. However, he doesn't have access to the vital medicine which is known to cure anything and put a smile on your face - Firmbreastsandsoftskin. So I'm organising a whip round to get a delivery to him. Otherwise, we can buy him one these Thank you!



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