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Iacub Damian, 2 years

Damian had a trauma during his birth, which impacted badly his future. Doctors fought for his life from the very beginning. Unfortunately after 3 months parents noticed first problems in their baby’s development. Damian could not open his eyes, when he was 6 months old, he could not sit and keep his head. The investigations revealed cataract, microcephaly and Infantile Cerebral Paralysis. Damian is 2 years old now. He cannot walk, talk, react. After rehabilitation course, massage and kinetotherapy it was clear that ...

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Condrea Dan, 5 years

From the very first day of his life, Dan had to face difficulties. He was born premature at 36 weeks, and could not breathe without assistance. Doctors fought for him for 5 days. When his condition was stable, doctors attested normal development of the baby. One year after, it was clear that he had a kind of retard in comparison with the development of other children of the same age- Dan did not talk and did not walk. Investigation showed that he had a congenital squint and cataract. Dan almost could not see, that was ...

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Teterin Egor, 8 years

Egor was very much awaited child. Unfortunately pregnancy and delivery was very difficult. First 8 minutes after boy’s birth he did not breathe, he was urgently transferred to the intensive care department. His parents kept praying for his survival. On the 5th day Egor was recovered. But, at that moment parents were not aware of what future would bring to them. One year after the diagnosis was confirmed: cerebral infantile paralysis. Parents kept recuperation, and did all what was possible to help their child. Egor’s ...

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Catarau Andrei, 4 years

In our experience we have had already requests to help kids with arthrogryposis. We are following together the evolution of Vanya Statnic, who is currently under intensive treatment. Arthrogryposis is a real misfortune. It came unfortunately to Catarau family. The youngest son Andrey was very much awaited baby. His mother was very cautious and took care of her health, having all investigations in time, but doctors did not observe any pathology in her baby during pregnancy. After the birth, his mother could understand ...

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Gaidarji Dima, 12 years

Dima Gaidarji was born 12 years ago with vision pathology. Boy’s parents are helping him to overcome all hurdles and prejudices, connected with his health. Dima’s father is blind, and knows very well how it is to be like this in our society. So, he passes to his son his life experience and truly believes that his boy can get treatment and some of his vision could be preserved. Gaidarji family has 5 kids. 2 of them have serious health condition. This is a difficult test for all of them. Difficulties of ...

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Taran Roman, 5 years

Roma Tsaran needs again our help. He has a birth trauma. During his 5 years of life parents are doing all that is possible to help him, so that infantile cerebral paralysis and spastic tetra paresis would not stop him from development. He is taking massage, curative gymnastics, drugs, operations and rehabilitation. Doctors see improvement and are confident that such approach will help Roman to be able to walk. His mother is willing to bring him to Kozeavkin Clinic in Truskavetz for rehabilitation course. But the family has ...

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Chiriac Camelia, 3 years

We were contacted again by Camelia’s Chiriac mother. Camelia was born pre-mature. She was long-awaited child. First 2 years of her life were challenging: liquid in lungs, convulsions, coma. She was under special medical care for long months in the departments of intensive care. Camelia was saved, but with consequences after going through such difficult state. Currently Camelia has pronounced retard in her development, she has vision problems, she cannot walk and talk. She can sit being assisted by her mother. But ...

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Nigoita Victoria, 14 years

Life of Victoria Nigoita - is one more story about a person with impaired vision and about her fight to find her place in life. Vica is 14. She plays on violin, is learns painting in the Fine Art school. She feels beauty, as she is very kind, communicative and open person. Vica is studying in the special school for kids with vision problem. Her eye potential is very low: with one eye she can not see at all, and with the other one she can see 0,04%. Our little fighter has had already in the past 2 interventions. ...

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Shutova Victoria, 4 years

Grandpa of a 4 years old girl Victoria Shutova addressed to us for help. Grand parents have been taking care of her from the birth. Victoria was born healthy, starting to pronounce her first words shortly after she turned 1 year. When she was 19 months she got mandatory vaccinations, after which her behavior changed, she turned into her inner world, she stopped talking with others. Shortly after, problems of communication and interaction with others commenced, neurologic access became regular, she stopped looking at ...

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Mistreanu Liuba, 9 years

Little Liuba is only 9 years old having the diagnosis of – Burkitt’s like Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. She is living in a very friendly family, having 3 more siblings in Ungheni district. Liuba is a very diligent and curious pupil, she is the right hand of her mother! Besides all these merits she is very creative and makes incredibly beautiful beading works. Her loving family does not blame anyone, and not asking “why”, “what for”, it is just struggling with all their hearts for Luba’s right to live. She is dreaming to come ...

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Veh Vanessa, 3 months

Here is the letter from the young mother: “We’ve been waiting for a long time for Vanessa. We kept praying and asked for blessing and a miracle to happen. We lost our first baby, without even having a chance to take him in our arms. It was very hard to accept such loss, but our faith, support of friends and family and our true love to each other helped to get over this pain. So, finally we were waiting for Vanessa to come and were very happy. But, in the very day of her birth our mood changed dramatically – my mother ...

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Proca Adriana, 15 years

For the big and friendly Proca family start of 2017 was very hard. Their elder daughter Adriana, felt bad. Doctors started with treatment of angina and anemia. But, the final diagnosis was terrible – acute non lymphoblastic leucosis. Parents decided to get treatment in the specialized clinic in Turkey, where efficient modern methods and drugs are used, which are considered sparing for the young body. Family and friends managed to collect 15 000 Euro, this is enough only to start therapy. The needed amount is 127 000 ...

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Makovskyi Gleb, 10 years

In March 2016 Gleb was diagnosed with cancer of nasal synus with metastasis. He was under preparation for the intervention to remove tumor. Doctors said that the eye most probably will not be saved. Gleb’s family being scared for their boy’s life and dispaired started to look for help in Israel. One clinic agreed to investigate Gleb. In Shiba Clinic he had a number of investigations and consultations. As a result, the previous diagnosis has been changed to “non-differentiated pathologic tumor”, the eye and ear are not ...

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Grecu Ecaterina, 4 years

We met with Grecu family some years ago, when much awaited girl Kate came to this world. Shortly after birth she was diagnosed with retina cancer. We supported her parents to cover treatment costs in the German clinic. One eye unfortunately had to be removed. She wears prostheses, which has to be changed every 3-4 months. Now Kate is 4. Recently we received a letter from her mother. “I would like to sincerely thank all who helped us in difficult times. Kate is alive- and this is possible due to your support. I ...

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Bondari Sevastian, 1 month

Bondari Svetlana told us her complicated motherhood story, which we can turn into one with a Happy end! “My first pregnancy ended tragically. Next time I was much more careful with myself and my baby. I was determined - I will become a MOTHER. On the fifth month of pregnancy we learned that our baby will be born with congenital defect - diaphragmatic hernia. We understood that we have to fight for the future life of our baby. Babies with such diagnosis have to be operated in their first days after birth, with long ...

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Ivashku Inessa, 1 year

Inessa Ivashku was born on April 22 in 2015. Doctors did not observe any deviation in her health state. Only parents noticed that she is growing slowly. After some investigations heart pathology was detected. Doctors said that in order to survive and get well she will have to pass through several operations. To make needed operation girl needs to get weight. Time passed, but disease did not let Inessa put some weight. When she was 7 months, she had only 5 kg. Parents addressed to the cardiologist again, but he refused ...

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Saracutsa Andrey, 8 years

Andrey was born without any health problems. Parents observed first changes in his behavior and state only after 3 months. He kept crying all night. Parents thought, this was because of recent vaccination, but time passed and his state did not change. After some investigations, neurosurgeon recommended treatment which helped to improve Andrey’s situation a little. When he was 1.5 years old, the diagnosis was clarified - cerebral infantile paralysis, with spastic tetraparesis. Since 2010 boy’s family actively tries to ...

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Bordei Ion, 17 years

Ana Morari, asked us for help. She is a single mother of five. Her elder son, Ion, needs an eye surgery to recover his vision. Ion is 17 years old. He was born healthy. Unfortunately, when he was 6 years old, he accidentally hurt his eye with a knife. On the same day an emergency surgery was performed, but the consequences were inevitable. A year later, his vision began to deteriorate, and he developed cataract. Over time, he began to see so badly with his second eye. Ion graduated school, and became a chef. However, ...

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Grosu Nicolai, 12 years

Kolya Grosu needs urgently an operation to remove cataract. He has the illness since early childhood and stayed in hospital for this reason several times. All family savings have been used for the procurement of the needed medicines. Currently family has difficult financial situation. Mother struggles to find a job, because of the vision disability, that she has since birth. The father does not have official employment, and does occasional work. There are  2 children in their family. Kolya is studying in the special ...

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Capmoale Maria, 9 years

All parents are dreaming for their children to be healthy and wealthy. But in today’s world we have more and more kids being born with disease, already. Unfortunately among them is Masha Capmoale, having congenital lipoma (a benign tumor, which can develop and grow in size). It is situated on her neck, back, arm and fingers. It affects her exterior look, causes suffocation and does not allow her to move and develop well. In 2012 “Save life” association together with Russian fund “Predanie” raised funds for investigation ...

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Buhna Alina, 2 years

Parents of 2 years old Alina addressed to us recently for help. In April they learnt about striking diagnosis of their daughter: retinoblastoma (eye cancer). Immediately after the treatment began- first in Moldova, than in Ukraine. Alina was operated in the Institute of eye diseases and tissues therapy V.P. Filatov in Odesa. Unfortunately one eye could not be saved. The disease showed to be stronger. But there is still hope to save the second eye. Currently Alina with her mother are at Medical Parc clinic in Istanbul, ...

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Stratu Julia, 8 years

Julia lives in Putidei village together with her parents. She is very diligent, open and kind girl. She likes pets and domestic animals, especially small chickens, of which she takes care. Julia has vision impairment from the very birth ( she inherited this disease from her mother). It makes her life difficult, as she has problems when communicating with other children, and feels uncomfortable with her schoolmates. Julia went to school this year to a special class for children with retention in the development. She is ...

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Tsurcan Matei, 1 year

Little Matei is the third baby in a ordinary Moldovan family. When his mother was on the 5th month of pregnancy parents were informed that their boy will have deformed leg. Doctors said that it will not be a big problem to remove this defect. But reality was much tougher… In 2015, on January 15th, Matei was born. He came earlier than expected and weighed only 1,6 kg , with post-natal icter…. and crooked body. Doctors were very concerned, mother hold her breath….Matei came to this world with very severe disease: ...

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Stechin Maxim, 2 years

Maxim is a very handsome, happy and joyful boy. With his wide open eyes he looks and everything with interest and pleasure. He is very communicative, playing a lot with other kids. He also likes pets. He is very attentive with his mother giving her flowers and offering help. Running and jumping are his favorite activities. It is always fun to be with him. He is always positive and smiling. But, in June his parents noticed a strange glow in his eye, which became more and more evident. The investigation showed that Maxim ...

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Churik Evelina, 3 years

Evelina is a very smart kid, she knows ABC and learnt  to count up to 20  since she turned 2. She started to talk very early, she has many friends in the kindergarten, and she is fond of dancing.  Evelina can’t wait to solve problems with her eyes, so that she can go to the dancing classes together with her elder sister. Churik family addressed  to us for help. Arina, 8 years old  and  Evelina 3 years old are sisters. Both parents have a vision disability of 1st degree. Unfortunately, both girls inherited  eye problems. ...

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Portean Valentin, 15 years

Valentin was born healthy in 2000. But unfortunately, when he was 6 years old he was diagnosed with progressive muscular dystrophy. This is a serious disease that weaken muscles and hamper locomotion (walking or moving). His family started their fight against this disease in 2006. It took years of expensive surgeries, medical procedures and rehabilitation. Parents and a boy where hoping that advanced methods of treatment in the European Medicine Academy, Poland will cure his disease. We have helped Portean family to ...

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Krusita Meriora, 15 years

Recently we got help request from the mother of 15 years old girl- Krusita. She is   having  impaired vision from the very birth. In 2009 Krusita  had an operation in the State Children's clinic "E. Cotsaga" to remove cataract. At that time doctors did not implant crystalline lens, and suggested to wait until she will reach 18 years old. But, because of problems with vision, she started to have very heavy headaches. Mother consulted "Ovisus" clinic, where, after a number of investigations doctors suggested to urgently ...

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Hertsa Damian, 8 years

Damian Hertsa urgently needs help. He needs an operation to implant artificial iris on both eyes. In case he will not have this intervention he can totally lose vision. Hertsa family has 4 members: father, mother, Damian of 8 years old and Lena, of 3. Damian’s father totally lost vision when he was only 2 years old, after unsuccessful operation. His mother has vision disability of first degree, she has only 2% vision. Damian inherited his disease from mother. The only person who has good eyesight is little Lena. ...

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Suslov Anastasia, 13 years

We got a new help request. This time from a mother of 3 wonderful daughters: Nina, Anastasia and Lia. The 13 years old Anastasia is suffering from congenital glaucoma – disease, when intraocular tension is high because of some genetic and congenital defects in the eye structures, which are normally helping liquid to flow out. Three weeks after the girl was born, she had an operation on both eyes in the Morozov Pediatric hospital in Moscow. Until the moment when she reached 10 her vision was stabile in the range of ...

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Filipencov Aveli, 10 years

Recently we got a help request from the mother of a boy with beautiful name Aveli. He is 10 and he has infantile cerebral paralysis with tetraparesis. Besides this diagnosis Aveli has problems with his eyesight, having squint. To solve this problem he needs an operation. The intervention could be done in Ovisus eye surgery clinic, costing 18 145 MDL. Aveli family has difficult financial situation. His mother is a social worker and takes care of Aveli. She is assisting her son every day walking him to the school and back ...

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Railean Valeria-Andreea, 11 years

Raielan family is living in Falesti administrative unit. Valery and Diana have 4 children aged between 10-15. There is a serious illness in this family- which is transmitted from the father to the kids – osteogenesis imperfecta, known also as “brittle bones”. People with such disease have very fragile bones, which break easily. With age this disease steps back, bones becoming stronger, but during childhood the broken bones is usual occurrence. The consequences of these constant fractures are present in form of long lasting ...

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Miron Korina, 7 years

We got an urgent request from Miron family. Korina, who is the third child out of 5, once got a trauma while swinging on the playground. No one could thing that few years later the little girl will start having serious problem with her sight. Now Korina can not see with her left eye, and she is only 7. Nevertheless the girl can read good, and she is fond of English. Korina needs urgently an operation to remove cataract and to implant artificial crystalline lens. Final cost of this intervention is 26 820 MDL. Doctors say ...

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Caus Ionela, 13 years

Ionela was born on the 21st May 2003. The girl was born prematurely, on the 30th week of the mother’s pregnancy. Immediately after the birth the baby was diagnosed with congenital obstructive hydrocephalus. At 3 months Ionela underwent her first surgery, and at one year she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Since her birth the girl has passed through many surgeries. She needs regular operations for reducing the spasticity (the constraint, the supertension) of her muscles – Ulsibat-method operations which are now performed ...

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Cushnir Alexandra, 5 years

Being on the 22nd week of the pregnancy, the infant was diagnosed with Congenital heart disease with TOF, which is very severe heart defect. After being born the first week of her life a baby girl spent in the special recuperation department for the new borns. After this she was transferred to the newborns patology department. Alexandra gets medicines from  the very birth. Doctors from the clinic in Chisinau said, thay would be able to operate a little girl when she reaches 6 kg weight. But, unfortunatelly, time passed ...

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Popa Melissa, 1 year

This letter, full of love and concern, we got from a mother of 1 years old Melissa. “Melissa is the only daughter we have. She was born healthy and filled our live with joy, smiles and easygoing character. I recall days when she said her first word, when she made her first steps. Our life was full of such small and simple pleasant things. In January 2016 I noticed small swelling on Melissa’s buttock. After a number of investigations the diagnosis was established: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, severe oncological disease, ...

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Statnic Ivan, 15 years

We know Vanea Statnic and his mother for some years, having offered help to them several times. We follow Vanea’s success and are sincerely glad for him. We admire his courage and strength of mind, mother’s patience and her striving to help. From the very birth the boy is struggling with serious disease. This fight is his life. Arthrogryposis is a very difficult to handle disease, which attacks joints and muscles. Vanea has the most difficult form of arthrogryposis, when both arms, both legs and spine column are ...

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Branza Irina, 14 years

Irina Brinza is a young lady of 14th years old, who lives in the world which lacks colors and light. Only unclear shapes with fuzzy contours can be caught by her eyes. Eye sight of only 7%- means problems in studying, in communication, difficulties in daily life and dependence on others. The only relative she currently has is her mother. Irina suffered a lot when she lost her daddy, with whom she was very close. From the very birth Irina had serious health problems. When she was 1 year old she had an intervention on ...

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Strelet Alexandra, 5 years

An ordinary person can hardly imagine the way of life Alexandra has. She is a special kid. She is so special, that one can not stay indiferent to her. After a difficult delivery she was diagnosed with cerebral paralysis, psycho-verbal defficiency, symptomatic epilepsy. Alexandra is 5 now, she can sit in a special chair, can hold her head with arms, she can move legs with difficulties, she eats liquid food. Parents try to teach her to pronounce some words, at least, though so far she can only say”ga”. The little girl ...

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Cheles Irina, 6 years

The large Cheles family is doing everything it can to treat their daughter Irina. She is 6 and fighting a rare disease. She lost her voice for the first time when she was two. The parents thought that the girl had screamed too loudly during a play and thus had strained her voice. But time went by but the little girl’s voice was not coming back. And then, in Moscow, she was diagnosed with laryngeal papillomatosis. Those are benign tumors in the larynx which grow quickly and may block the passage of air to the lungs. The ...

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Pavlova Darya, 1 year

Darya Pavlova is supervised by the specialists from Ovisus medical center. The baby girl is only 1 year and 10 months, she was born on May 21st, 2014. Doctors and parents are very much concerned about Dasha’s state. The hemangiom ( benign vascular tumor) is constantly growing. With each month it goes deeper in the eye. For some time parents hoped that this tumor will disappear as consequence of constant special medication which Dasha was taking. But hemangiom behavior can not be predicted, it keeps growing. Now the little ...

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Gherta Ion, 4 years

Already at early times, when Vanea was still in the womb, doctors told his mother that the child will be born with heart problems. Shortly after delivery Angela was informed about the diagnosis of her new-born baby: right type common ventricle, left ventricle hypoplasia, double inflow of right ventricle. Malposition of magistral arteries. Big anatomic defect of interventrical septum. Secondary defect of the interatrial septum. Serious pulmonary hypertension. Mother tried her best to save her son’s life. Modern surgery ...

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Ghidirimschi Gabriel, 3 months

Young Gidirimski couple was happy to wellcome their long-awaited son. The pregnancy developed well, and the little boy came to this world in due time. Young parents did not realize at the beginning that something was wrong with their baby. He could not open his eyes. Investigations showed that he had microphtalm, microcornea and cataract. Currently, young family faces financial difficulties, it is only father who works. Mother has disability degree, and takes care about Gabriel. The baby boy needs several ...

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Codreanu Emilia, 1 year

After three years of unsuccessful attempts, the Codreanu family had their first child – on September 25, 2014 their daughter Emilia was born. Everybody was so happy but very soon the little girl was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Emilia was examined several times, but, unfortunately, the diagnosis was confirmed. The possibility that a miracle would happen and the defect would neutralize by itself was only 2-3%. But the parents wanted to believe that their child’s organism would win the disease by its own forces ...

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Cebotari Matei, 3 years

Matei was born on September 21, 2012. When he was three years old he was diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor of the right kidney. It’s a terrible disease. And the best results in treating this type of cancer have the Israeli clinics. For a full treatment the boy’s family needs 100 000 US dollars. This disease is treated in three steps. The first step is the preparing chemotherapy. The second – the surgery itself and a post-surgery resuscitation lasting 14 days. And the third step is a half-year rehabilitation and chemotherapy ...

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Hangan Sofronie, 6 years

Hangan family applied to us for help. They have three children Dumitritsa, Alexandru and Sofronie. The smallest one Sofronie is 6 years old. The boy needs medical assistance - he was born with crossed eyes. Specialists form Ovisus medical center are ready to perform correction operation. The cost of intervention is 22 500 MDL. Sofronie’s parents are not employed and are listed at the Labour agency. Like, any loving parents, they both would like to have their son healthy and happy. Sofronie goes to the kindergarden, he ...

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Pacicovscaia Arina, 9 years

Arina was born in the second day of November in 2006. She is very shiny and smiling baby. In May this year, Arina was finishing her 2nd grade at school. Parents noticed that during nights she kept having pain in the ankle joint. Compresses and pain relief gels did not help. Pain was stronger. No, this was not a stretch, as they thought at the beginning. Arina was brought to Chisinau for investigations. The result was stunning- it was a tumor, tumor of the tibia. Parents could not believe such conclusion, and went to ...

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Leu Gabriel, 4 months

The fund-raising campaign is closed! On May 21st 2015, the third child was born in Leu family. The little boy was named- Gabriel. Parents were so glad, but their happiness did not last long. Very soon after his birth Gabriel felt bad, he was moved into the reanimation department. Doctors set the diagnosis : severe heart disease. For his survival an urgent operation in Cardiological Center in Kiev, was mandatory. Boy’s parents took him to the clinic, where additional diagnostic procedures have been applied. Doctors ...

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Cardas Xenia, 1 year

Extrophy of bladder- an intrauterin pathology, when the bladder of the baby is situated outside, instead of being inside of the body. This is very rare and not very well studied anomaly, which requires mandatory surgical intervention. Doctors from Moldova, have made several attempt operating children with such pathology, but unseccesfully. Cardas family have entrusted their doughter to italian doctors. Xiusha was born in July 2014 in the family of pharmacists. When making ultrasonografic exam during pregnancy doctors ...

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Afanasiev Beatrice, 1 year

Beatrice Afanasiev is only one year old. Recently she was diagnosed with Wilms tumor in the left kidney. Her family keeps looking for clinic, where the little baby-girl can be operated. After many efforts, they received answer from specialized clinic in Italy „Bambino Gesu”. Doctors recommend to perform operation and chemotherapy ASAP. The cost is 38 543 EUR. This is incredibly high amount for the young family. Mother- is taking care of the daughter, and the father is a school teacher. Grandfather of Beatrice is also very ...

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Goloman David, 7 months

There is a family of our compatriots living in Germany. They had to move there to have their eldest daughter treated. The girl is four. A difficult delivery resulted in cerebral spastic infantile paralysis. Annabelle does not speak, cannot walk and eats with difficulty. Since her birth the parents have been taking her to various treatment centers but without any results so far. The Golovan family hopes to take their daughter to Beijing. They don’t know yet how to raise the money for the trip because the destiny willed it ...

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Ostahi Vlad, 6 months

Vladut was born on March 14th 2015. His parents were so confident that their baby was healthy and strong. But, unfortunately, only in several hours after his birth little boy started to have short breath showing hypoxic status. Doctors immediately offered him first aid and placed him in the reanimation department. Investigations showed congenital heart disease. This kind of health situations could not be solved in Moldova and specialists advised Vladut’ parents to go to Kiev. The baby was very weak, and it was very ...

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Yatsik Eva, 7 months

For 29-year-old Yana Yatsik the third pregnancy came as a surprise. The young parents of two boys were now expecting twin girls. On January 31, 2015, Eva was born first and was a little weaker than her sister Melisa. Only on the third day did the doctor hear uncharacteristic cardiac murmur in Eva’s heart. Then things started to happen very quickly. Eva was transferred to the intensive care unit. Already in several hours she stopped breathing independently and was hooked up to a ventilator. The doctors formed a ...

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Botezat Dorin, 13 years

Rodica and Vitalie Botezat, parents of 13 years old boy Dorin, approached us for help. Dorin was born on December 23rd 2002, the delivery was premature and had complications. When he was 1 year old doctors set the diagnosis of infantile cerebral paralysis, with spastic tetraparesis, the little boy got 1st degree of disability. Despite such diagnosis, Dorin is very diligent and clever ( he studies in the lyceum “Pro Succes”), he has positive results in his fight with disease, he moves with “walker”, and he can stand on ...

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Moldovanu Stiwin, 5 months

Stiwin Moldovanu was born on January 31st 2015. When his mother was 30 weeks pregnant she had a viral infection, which caused pathology in the development of fetus. After being delivered the new born baby diagnosis was esophageal atresia and spine anomaly. The little boy went through operation already in his first days of life. After, Stiwin was fed through special probe. Unfortunately, doctors could not correct esophagus defect during first operation. Parents went to N.F. Filatov clinic, where they could be helped. ...

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Gherega Ksenia, 2 years

Little Ksenia was born in a very happy and friendly family. In spring parents intended to start going to the kindergarten with their daughter. But in January 2015 her mother noticed that Ksenia had a squint. They visited ophthalmologist. After a number of investigations a final diagnosis had been set- retinoblastoma. Doctors from Moldova could not help Ksenia. On May 11th little girl together with her parents left for Essen (Germany). The University clinic from Essen is considered to be one of the best in Europe in ...

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Marciuc Anatolyi, 7 months

On November 24th 2014 a boy was born in the young Marciuc family. He was named - Anatolyi. Parents and their relatives were so happy to welcome their little baby, but , unfortunately, this sweet news turned into a big pain. Anatolyi was ill. Doctors found a congenital heart disease. Mother with her little son went urgently to Chisinau to the ”Center for mother and Child Care”. The diagnosis was set up after further investigations- critical stenosis of the pulmonary artery valve. When Anatolyi was only 4 days he went ...

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Dotsu Elena, 11 years

Lena Dotsu – is an incredibly beautiful and strong girl. She is almost 12, and already for 1 year she is being fighting with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Lena’s parents recall, that she never was health delicate child. She always preferred football and volley to quiet girl’s occupations. Even at school she played for football team. The disease started with fatigue and dyspnea. Worried parents consulted doctors immediately. The diagnosis was set already after first analysis - “acute lymphoblastic leukemia”. Family left ...

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Oros Nazar, 1 month

The happiest event for each loving couple is birth of their child. Oros family dreamed about boy and he came to this world on April 28th 2015. He was named- Nazar. But, his birth became an ordeal for the parents. It turns out that so much expected child was very ill. According to the investigations the diagnosis was set- Taussig-Bing anomaly- double exit from the right ventricle. Such heart malformation can be solved only through operation. Moldovan’s doctors cannot help Nazar. At the age of 1.5-2 months Nazar will be ...

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Shargu Marius, 2 years

Marius was born on October 24th 2012. For more than 2 years his parents even could not guess that their child did not hear, untill the moment when a pan fell on the floor and little Marius did not react on the terrible noise produced. Father took the son to the E. Cotaga hospital in the Audiology department, and after some investigations the diagnosis was set up- total deafness. Parents could not believe to what they’ve heard and went urgently to Iasi, Romania. There , the diagnosis was confirmed- Marius did not hear ...

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Madan Katia, 5 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Misfortunes never come alone, and this has happened to Madan’s family. On July 29th 2009 a wonderful girl was born Katiusha, … but with complicated heart disease- Fallot’s tetrad. Only being at age of 3 months she was operated, and at 1 year and 9 month a second operation has been performed. Both interventions have been made in Chisinau. Now, doctors have the task to radically correct the defect. But the investigations made in Moldova showed that the problem is even deeper. There is no vein ...

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Bujor Matei, 5 months

Matei was born on 28.11.2014. His mother and father were so looking forward to that day. But after his birth an exam by the pediatrician revealed cardiac murmurs and the doctor insisted on passing a thorough cardiologic examination urgently. A dopplerography helped to establish the diagnosis: Transposition of magistral vessels with a ventricular septal defect, pulmonary artery stenosis and perimembranous ventricular septal defect of 11 mm. This is a congenital heart disease because of which when Matei moves, the oxygen ...

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Hamitchi Eugen, 2 years

Eugen was just 1.5 y.o when his parents realized that the boy did not respond to sounds. Doctor audiologist diagnosed Deep Bilateral Hypoacusis. Eugen do not hear anything. The only chance for him is a cochlear transplant. Implant for one ear costs 18 000 USD, plus the cost of the operation is 3850 USD. Doctors strongly recommend to carry out this procedure as soon as possible, so that the child did not have developmental delays. Eugen is an intelligent and curious boy, but he can’t go into the kindergarden because of ...

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Vozian Nikita, 12 years

Nichita and Dragos are inseparable brothers. They are not twins, but very close to each other. And they are very friendly boys. Spending most of the time together, they study, draw and read, alongside their loving mother. Although Nichita’s disease is very complicated, the whole family has learned to live with it. Nikita was born prematurely and had a difficult birth that caused much suffering. For one month following the birth doctors continue to fight for his life. He survived, but he will live with cerebral palsy for ...

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Gudima Victor, 14 years

Gudima family has approached us for help. They live in Orhei and have 4 children: Ion, Spiridon, Victor and Victoria. The younger son Victor ( 20.10.2000) has been born healthy. When he grew older he got passionate about football and archery. One day after school he went out together with his friends. While playing, the bad accident happened. An arrow hit his eye. Victor had a bad injury of the eye. Now he needs an operation to remove cataract and to have implantation of artificial iris and crystalline lens. The ...

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Lungu Victor, 8 years

Victor was born on 16.10.2006. Now he is nine and he looks at the world through thick glasses. He has visual impairment (2nd group). Victor inherited his eyesight problems from his father. His vision becomes weaker every day. His diagnosis is dislocation of the crystalline lens, amblyopia, mixed eye etiology. With such a diagnosis the boy needs a surgery for removing the crystalline lens. The cost of the surgery is 35 150 lei. Victor does not give in to his sickness, he tries leading a normal life. He goes to school. ...

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Nistor Emanuela, 4 months

Emanuela is just four months old (she was born on November 18, 2014). Those have been four months of struggle for life. Emanuela was born with a ventricular septal defect (congenital heart disease). Her parents had hoped for a miracle till the last moment. During her mother’s 24th week of pregnancy an ultrasonic scanning revealed an anomaly in the baby’s heart development but there still was a chance that she would be born healthy. The miracle did not happen. Now Emanuela needs an urgent surgery at the Kiev cardiology ...

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Odobescu Ion, 2 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Ionut was born at Oct. 9, 2012 in Rezina city. Pregnancy was good. But umbilical cord has been entanglement during the birth what led to serious complications. The boy was not breathing anymore. It was possible to resuscitate him. Soon the child had convulsions and he was transferred to the intensive care unit from the Center of Mother and Child in Chisinau. From the resuscitation ward he was replaced to the neurology ward for newborns. Ionut came home after one month. But on a regular basis, ...

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Strugari Strugari, 2 years

Yura Strugari has an inherited eye disease. Both his mother and older sister are visually handicapped. There is no father in the family, the mother can see almost nothing, and the family’s financial situation is very difficult. Yura needs a surgery for removing the cataracts from both his eyes. The cost of the surgery is 34 060 lei. The boy’s mother is asking for help hoping that her son will get the chance to see, to live a full life. Modern ophthalmology is able to treat cataract very well. Yura really has good ...

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Stoyanova Thaisya, 2 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Thaisya is only 2,5 y.o. At birth she was diagnosed with pathology both hands. During pregnancy, ultrasounds checkups did not reveal any abnormalities. On the right hand on the big finger she has phalanges, the left hand is curved with the same pathology. Her parents identified specialists in St. Petersburg, in the Turner clinic. The operation was made there, for what was collected 87 000 RUR. The girl underwent surgery safely and recovered quickly. Later, on the place of residence ...

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Zazulea Vlada, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Vlada was born December 23, 2013 in the village of Chetroasa. A month after her birth, during a regular medical control a doctor heard a heart murmur. The girl was examined and diagnosed with congenital heart disease. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). Immediately after that followed the first crisis and Vlada was hospitalized. Twice when she fall into the intensive care unit, was treated in hospital. Vlada is at home now, but she needs an operation in Kiev Cardiology Center. Mandatory diagnostic ...

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Cozari Valeria, 10 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Valeria´s story was told us by her mother. The girl is waiting for our help. Valeria was born on January 14, 2004. She is a talented and sensitive child, her dream is to dance on the stage. But her dream was broken in April 2014, when she was diagnosed with «Supraventricular tachycardia.» Since then things have changed: any effort, any emotion could provoke a crisis, when the pulse rose to 240 beats per minute. Chisinau Hospital of V. Ignatenco became her second home. In the ...

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Caraivan Pasha, 8 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Paul was born on 26.02.2006. Now the boy is 8 years old and before he never had the special health problems. Pasha grew up as an active and healthy boy. The family was proud of his excellent performance in school and sport. Like any boy, he likes to watch football with his dad. From early childhood he knows all of football teams and he is a fan of «Real». He dreams of becoming a soccer player, despite the fact that more than two years he practices judo and not football. In August 2014 his ...

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Cuznețov Alexandr, 14 years

On February 11, 2015 we were approached for emergency care from doctors of the medical center «Ovisus». The boy Alexander Kuznetsov (born 25.12.2000), who lives in orphanage in the city of Balti was brought to the clinic. Sasha´s eye suffered after a fight and he needed an urgent surgery – Reposition PF. Cost of operation was 15 365 MDL. Thanks to a man who decided to remain anonymous it was possible to pay immediately for the operation. Many thanks to our good ´´Anonymous´´ for participating in the boy´s life. ...

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Starenco Andriana, 1 year

Our organization was appeal for help by the parents of a little Andriana Starenco, who was born at 12/18/2013, with a diagnosis of cataract in both eyes. The girl needed an urgent operation. Unfortunately, parents are not able to collect 15 300 MDL for the operation. Thanks to the good people, who preferred to remain anonymous, we were able for immediately help to Andriana, even without placing the information on the website and the opening of fundraising. Soon the baby will be successfully operated at the Medical Center ...

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Ciolan Mihai, 14 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! At the 17th of November, is a Mihai birthday, he is 14 years old. He is not toddler anymore; he can understand everything about the danger of his disease. The boy is in a severe depression, he does not believe in his recovery and that will be found money for treatment. We, as adults, can’t pass through the troubles of this boy; we must help him to believe in the goodness of strangers and miracles of modern medicine. Mihai must live! The boy is in a bad condition. Before the doctors ...

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Beregoi Lena, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Today, we would like to introduce you to a little girl with the sunny name Elena. Lena is just beginning to explore the world; she is just a 16 month old. This baby is inquisitive, active, kind and in love with the cats and cartoons. Lena was diagnosed with the congenital heart defect on the third day of her life. Little girl is suffering from the rapid breathing at night, sweating. Poor health interferes to her normal development. Parents are very worried about their baby. Sometimes she ...

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Munjiu Tania, 17 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! The story of 17-year-old Tania Munjiu. In September 2013, Tania had to go to school, but she could not raise her head from the pillow. Ambulance took her immediately to the emergency room, because arterial blood pressure was 210/165, severe condition. After analysis, was terrible diagnosis- Renal failure. A week later, Tatiana was connected to the hemodialysis machine. It was terrible to explain to my girl, her youth, dreams, her future it will be replaced by drugs and hospital, that ...

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Golban Ana, 7 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Dancing was Anna’s passion. Beautiful music, colorful costumes and dance steps were left in the past … so far. Anna has a different dream now: she wants to become a doctor to learn how to treat children with cancer. Anna was born a healthy kid on February 21st, 2006. When she was 6 years old a hardening in kidneys area was noticed accidentally. At the local hospital parents were told that this kind of tumor is growing rapidly. Investigations were done at the Center for Maternity and Child. ...

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Busuioc Laura, 4 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! First three years of life Laura lived a normal life of a little girl : grew out of her dresses, loved new toys, she always was happy, went to kindergarten… And suddenly, after the common cold Laura stopped speaking, and her left arm stopped moving. Frightened parents got advice from many doctors. They diagnosed her : Neuroectodermal tumor of the spine with destruction of vertebrae. In the past year, from July to November, Laura was bedridden, she were unable to move (hands, legs, head). The ...

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Gutu Vadim, 3 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! On June 7th 2011 a wonderful kid was born, his loving parents named him Vadim. This boy came to this world weak and with multiple malformations of the upper limbs: right hand of the boy had 6 fingers and the thumb was deformed, and on the left hand instead of the thumb was hanging a piece of skin. Vadim was diagnosed with congenital heart disease on the second day of his life. Doctors’ prognoses were disappointing, but this baby was fighting for his life. But everything became more or less ...

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Cojocaru Vlad, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Vlad Cojocaru was born on August 6, 2012. Shortly after his birth he was diagnosed with the congenital heart defects and his parents took him to Kiev for the surgery. He was only 4 days old, when the first surgery was done. Also, doctors discovered – bowel necrosis. Immediately after that, the second emergency surgery was held in order to restore the bowel. The boy survived, and parents continued their fight for his health: continuously searching for money, hospitals, and medical ...

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Tashca Catalin, 2 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! It’s really hard for our team to discover a new story, that is being published on our web page. Every time when we start to debate how unfair life is, we stop ourselves, because it is senseless. These are just feelings for us, but for sick children and their parents – one of the most complex struggle and a constant fight in their life. They fight for life, and we have an irresistible desire to act to help them. We want to help Catalin Tashca, the boy which is now lying on his bed with ...

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Sirbu Cleopatra, 3 years

A 3 years old girl Cleopatra lives in the village Todiresht, Ungheni. This is a girl with the unusual name and a tough fate. She started to suffer from epileptic seizures when she was 3 month old. Every day this little girl is struggling for her life, and her parents can do nothing to help her. Her parents have ordered homeopathic medications in Germany for her, have introduced a special diet, also regular trips to Chisinau for a rehabilitation course at the Mother & Baby Center were a must, but there are no ...

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Reabco Dionisii, 14 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Last year grandmother of Dionisius Reabko came to us and asked for help. This boy suffers from cerebral palsy because of the serious birth injuries. Now Dionisii is 14 years old. Thanks to the care and diligence of his relatives, boy is getting better step by step. Our organization has paid 1 year cure of hippotherapy for Dionysius already (it is a modern method of rehabilitation through therapeutic horseback riding). This therapy has given good outcomes: as a result Dionisii is now able to ...

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Tsapu Arian, 4 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Arian Tsapu (born 27.06.2009) is growing in a big family. He has three brothers, one of which is his twin. But Arian’s life is not so fun as his parents wished for him. The boy will 5 years old soon, and he is almost blind, which make him lose space orientation. Doctors diagnosed him – layered cataracts. Arian can’t go to kindergarten he stays at home with his mother. Doctors promised a new life for him after the surgery on both eyes, which cost is 30600 MDL in the eye clinic from Chisinau. ...

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Josan Erik, 8 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Meet Eric. He is just 8 months old but he is a big talent already. His signing is so enchanting that you cannot just pass by without smiling. The world may have gotten a new great singer – at least, according to Eric’s parents. In addition to signing, Eric is active and inquisitive little boy who makes his parents go happy each single day. We can tell you a lot about Eric but the reality is his life is in danger. When Eric was only 3 months, he lost consciousness. After medical ...

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Nepop Kiril, 4 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Kirill is just 4 y.o boy! Almost half of his tiny life he spent under droppers with powerful medicines! We don’t know how he feels, but we want to help him. In November 2012, when Kirill was 3 years old, the child began to complain of abdominal pain and stopped running. The parents went to a doctor. He was prescribed a course of treatment, but the pain did not subside. Only in January 2013, after comprehensive diagnostics with magnetic resonance, doctors discovered many tumors. The biggest ...

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Cretu Vlad, 9 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Vladik is 9 years old, he lives with his mother, and he is in the second grade. He has an congenital eye disease: glaucoma, keratopathy. Physically he is well developed, but almost can’t see anything. Because of this, the child has difficulties in the studing process, he does not see what is written on the board, and for him is hard to work with books and notebooks. As a result – he reads very bad, writes slowly, does not connect letters into words. Thus, teachers say that Vlad is very ...

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Stratu Sebastian, 1 month

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Sebastian is only a month old, he was born February 11, 2014. The boy’s mother had no idea that her diagnose, at 32 weeks of pregnancy, with high levels of amniotic fluid (polyhydramnios) will lead to serious health complications for her baby. After birth, the child was diagnosed with esophageal atresia. Sebastian was hospitalized in Mother and Child Centre in Chisinau. In the hospital, during the investigations doctors discovered another pathology: both baby’s kidneys are located on ...

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Macovei Alexandra, 18 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Usually, parents of seriously ill children they ask for our help. One time a girl wrote to us by herself. Alexandra is 18 years old; her trouble is 3 degree thoracic scoliosis with spinal deformity. For the last 10 years, Alexandra has struggled with illness, but her family has no funds for proper treatment. In 2010, the girl had been refuse for costly surgery and for implants for the correction of the spine. Later, doctors advised the Makovei family at the clinic in Ingushetia (Russia), ...

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Zaiat Nicusor, 5 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Cancer is all over our planet, it is active in all the corners of the world. Increasingly, we hear news about sick friends and about famous people who are battling with cancer. Yes, it is terrible. But we believe in modern medicine, we believe that cancer – is not a death sentence. That’s why kids who are struggling with this scourge, we won’t call them sick, we would like to call them as recovering! Slowly, but recovering! Because cancer can be beaten! The Zaiat family has a son Nicusor. ...

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Cretu Dina, 2 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Dina’s parents, Maria and Ivan Cretu, are struggling with complex defects of their daughter’s heart. Dina is just 2 years old, and these 2 years have been incredibly difficult for the whole family. Dina was born so pretty and healthy girl that even experienced doctors did not immediately diagnose that she was born with heart defect: However, after routine check-ups Dina was diagnosed with Atrioventricular septal defects (AVSD). Also, it was determine Dina has Aortic hypoplasia, along with ...

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Pinzaru Gheorghe, 12 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Gheorghe Pinzaru 12 years old. In October 2013, a boy who always led an active lifestyle, played in the school football team, learned to play the clarinet – one day could not get out of bed. The boy’s hands and feet stopped to move. Doctors diagnosed glioblastoma. This is a very aggressive form of brain tumor that grows rapidly and spreads to surrounding tissue. To confirm the diagnosis, his parents took the boy to Germany. Within two weeks, the tumor increased by 2 times, and the ...

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Munjiu Alexa, 2 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! The history of the Munjiu family not only is unusual but also very sad. Pathologies like the one that we will describe do not cross Moldovan medical practice very often. When the child was born in the Munjiu family, it took two weeks to establish child’s gender. The parents had to choose the name that would suit either a girl or a boy. It was a girl – Alexa. With time, the hormonal balance in Alexa’s body can change into masculine (e.g., the facial hair can start to grow). Alexa has no ...

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Topa Angelina, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! In the last days of December 2012 a stork visited for the fourth time the big and friendly Topa family. This little angel girl was born with pathology of the right hand. Angelina has no spoke bone and big finger, her hand is twisted inside. Diagnosis: Congenital deformity of the right upper extremity of the radial clubhand type. Tetradigityl brush After the first unsuccessful attempt to operate the child in Sankt-Petersburg the parents have realized that they will not be able to cover the ...

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Mihalachi Emilian, 3 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Emilian Mihalachi is 3 months old. From his birth he has glaucoma in both eyes. This is a genetically determined disease from the maternal grandfather. All men in their family were born with glaucoma. Unfortunately Emilian was born with the same problem. The baby was born very hard: at first – the pregnancy was very difficult and then – his birth. During his birth a mechanical asphyxia as a cord entanglement around his neck has been occurred. Apart from this Emilian has a heart ...

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Gurau Daniel, 8 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! A young Gurau family living in Glodeni district has requested our assistance this spring. Their long-awaited baby was born in March of the current year. The pregnancy proceeded without any complications, the medical examinations showed no pathological findings. Daniel was born on March 01, 2013 with a weight 3.800 gr, and 53 sm. During the following 40 minutes after the birth the doctors show a reason to suspect esophageal atresia. The baby urgently was taken to the Center of Mother and ...

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Boboc Dragosh, 7 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Dragosh is only 7 years old. The most terrible tragedy already happened in his life. When he was 3, he lost his mom. Once active and joyful boy, Dragosh was traumatized by sudden changes in his life and developed speech problems. His grandmother took care of him and his older brother. She did everything to slowly turn Dragosh back to a normal life. He went to a kindergarten, became fond of music and Lego puzzles, played in the matinees, and became very close to his brother. But speech ...

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Cara Veaceslav, 3 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! A child’s heart is so tender and clean, So kind and intelligent. Every heart is like a lambent sun, Like a bright and unique rainbow. Slava was born with the same tender and clean heart. He was born in August of the current year despite of the advices of the doctors who stated that he is not supposed to be born. He was born because his parents did not refuse him; they were ready to fight for each sound of his unusual heart. He was born because children have live. Congenital heart ...

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Suvorova Liza, 4 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Elisaveta Suvorova was born on 24.06.2009. Lisa’s twin sister did not survive because the delivery was too early (31 week of pregnancy). Liza has been saved but some serious complications have appeared: «Hydrocephalus, meningoencephalitis.» In 2010 Liza and her parents have been to Moscow for an extremely difficult brain stenting and bypass surgery. The surgery has been performed successful and the kid has slowly started to recover and to develop. However, after a while the child has ...

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Morarescu Vlad, 7 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Vlad is 7 years old. He has adapted to live without sight since his birth. When he was four months old his mother realized that he doesn’t react to anything. He used to cry and was afraid of any movements. Upon examination the doctors have found that the boy doesn’t see anything. After a long course of treatment his right eye started to see only 10 % and his left eye started to catch the light. Vlad goes to an ordinary school because there is no any specialized school in his village. He is ...

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Stetiuc Matvei, 2 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Disease of innocent children is the main problem of the heaven. Little Matvei is 2 months old. He is the main pleasure and the bitterest pain of her mother. Matvei has nobody apart from mother. She tries to save her baby’s life by her love. The boy was born with congenital anomalies of the esophagus. He has been operated once at the Chisinau Centre of Mother and Child. But the main problem of his health is not resolved yet. The boy has 4 cm lack of esophageal; he needs an urgent second ...

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Grigoreva Marina, 18 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! This is a story about a young girl Marina Grigorieva who has a loving mother and good friends but has no ability to walk. Marina is 18. Until 8, she grew active and curious child. The story of her disease started when she was in the 2nd grade. After a routine vaccination, Marina’s health suddenly began deteriorating. Her sight weakened and, by the end of the 2nd grade, doctors diagnosed her with the partial optic nerve atrophy in both eyes. The reason for the atrophy was not found as MRT did ...

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Apostol Beatrice, 8 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! All of us have a dream – to leave a long and beautiful life with no troubles. We see the pain of others, we sympathize them however we may forget it easily. We can help them and also we even can pretend not to notice anything, however frequently we are absolutely confident that this will not happen with our lives. We are human beings and we can make mistakes, moreover we can change our attitudes towards those who need our help. Today all of us are able to help Apostol’s family. On the day ...

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Samofalov Sasha, 5 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! All moms with the small kids cannot sleep at nights. Sasha Samofalov’s mom cannot sleep because she is scared that her 5-months-old son can suffocate. Sasha was born with lymphangioma on the right side of his neck. Lymphangioma is a benign malformation that tends to grow in size. Because it is located in the neck, Sasha has difficulty breathing and may suffocate from the airway compression. The surgical removal is the only treatment in the case of lymphangiomas. The Dmitry Rogachev ...

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David David, 2 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! It’s one more big story of a little man. David is two years old. He has congenital pathology of biliary system, secondary liver cirrhosis, progressive liver failure, portal hypertension. David needs liver transplantation. From mother’s letter we found that in 2009 young family welcomed their first baby Lilian. During his first year of life he was diagnosed with biliary atresia. The disease progressed so fast that was transformed in liver cirrhosis, and young parents lost the baby in half a ...

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Morari Vladislava, 2 months

FUNDRAISING CLOSED! Two months ago a little princess was born in the Morari family. The mom and dad, and two older brothers, welcomed a long-awaited Vladislava. The child has been progressing well and gaining weight, and family would not be happier if not a serious disease that Vlada had. At birth, Vlada was diagnosed with the upper eyelid coloboma. This congenital abnormality (which is also known as an aborted eyelid) is a serious threat. Vlada’s eyes are very sensitive to the light, so even when she sleeps, her ...

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Portarescu Katya, 3 months

FUNDRAISING CLOSED! Katya Portarescu is just 3 months old. She is a long-awaited and very welcomed child in the family of visually impaired. Her parents believed that their disability bypasses their child, but unfortunately Katya was diagnosed with the cataracts in both eyes at birth. To correct her vision, Katya will need two surgeries. With the help of relatives, friends and people with kind hearts, Katya’s parents raised the money for the first surgery, but will not be able to pay again. The second surgery will cost ...

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Syli Misha, 4 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Syli Misha was growing up as a wonderful healthy boy. The only baby became the life, happiness and joy of young parents. In February, at his birthday party Misha blew out four candles. There were 3 happy months more till the difficult moments. The boy was going to the kindergarten, was sharing his secrets with mother and was enjoying his childhood. In May after endless headaches, weakness, dizziness, and drowsiness Misha was urgently hospitalized. After head x-rays it became clear that ...

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Balan Rodion, 1 month

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! An urgent surgery is necessary to be maintained for little Rodion. The boy is only 10 months, his life is in danger. Rodion was born prematurely on the 32 week of the pregnancy. During four days the doctors tried to stop the preterm delivery and to allow the small lungs to be revealed. Probably such difficulties caused these consequences. Rodion has many diagnosis: TOURCH infection, secondary purulent viral-bacterial meningoencephalitis, hydrocephalus. The baby’s brain is infected; because ...

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Stoian Taisia, 9 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Mrs. Stela Stoian, a mother of three children has applied to us. A tragedy has occurred to her family four years ago. As a result of an accident her daughter got a brain injury. The girl was 5 years old at that time. Because of the hard hitting Taisia felt into a coma. During the first three days after the accident the girl had two major operations. When Taisia was recovering from coma she couldn’t remember anything and anybody, she couldn’t talk and the right part of her body was totally ...

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Ursu Lilian, 3 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! This wonderful guy is named Lillian Ursu. In September, he will be 4 years. Lillian is ill since he was 11 months old. He is a cancer patient. In Chisinau, he had the first surgery for removal of his left kidney. Afterwards, parents took him for treatment to Moscow at the Blokhin Institute of Oncology. There he was diagnosed with – right kidney nephroblastoma. The tumor was spreading into the intestine, pancreas, and spleen. Lillian went through another surgery. The surgery was very ...

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Ghensari Tudor, 1 year

FUNDRAISING CLOSED! Fyodor was born on July 24, 2011 in Sholdaneshti district of Moldova. He is the only and long waited child in the young family of Gensari. When mom was pregnant, doctors assured them the child was developing well with no signs of concern. The delivery was heavy however. Doctors fought for mom and her son for three hours. After Fyodor finally saw the light, her mom was sent to the ICU. She was not told about Fyodor’s condition right away. When parents found out, they immediately decided to go to ...

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Pogorevici Nichita, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Children are an unlimited joy and dream of every person. My husband and I dreamt of it, but the dream didn’t come true for a long period of time. Over five years we were hoping to thrill… The miracle happened. The days full of immense happiness flowed in expectation of our baby-boy Nikita. December 2, 2011 on the 33 week of pregnancy was born a tiny baby – Nikita Pogorevich, weight 1,330 gr, length 39 cm; and with a diagnosis of cheiloschisis of upper right lip. Annoyance, pain, fear ...

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Cemschi Sebastian, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Sebastian Cemschi has recently received congratulations from his parents and relatives. They celebrated his first year of life and they wished him to be healthy! That’s what he lacks the most to be a happy baby – Health! He has a good loving family: a mother, a father and an elder brother Savin. He has a lot of toys and books. And he also has a lot of strength to fight the disease. He has congenital heart disease. Right after the birth a small lump appeared on his head, then on his neck. ...

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Bogus Vica, 3 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! During her short life Vica has already transferred 3 operations. And to keep on living, she must be operated again. Even hard to imagine how much pain and fear she felt during constant treatments; post operation recoveries, endless visits to the doctors. Vica has no one except her mother. Mother has Vica and a lot of unsolved problems and painful thoughts of health and future of her child. Nothing foretold troubles. During pregnancy no pathologies of the child were detected. But right ...

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Rusu Sergiu, 11 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Serioja was born on 20 July 2002. The boy grew up strong and healthy. He started saying his first words by the age of one year, his parents were so happy with that! But soon something wrong happened, his development stopped. The doctors couldn’t diagnose his illness for a long time. Some of them suspected epilepsy, others supposed ISP, or ISP, deep mental retardation, autism. Only in a long period of time the diagnosis was clarified – infantile autism. The family couldn’t survive the ...

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Iliasenco David, 4 months

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! It is terrible and unfair. But the diagnosis of retinoblastoma (cancer of the retina) was heard again in a happy Moldovan family. Parents of four year old David Ilyashenko from Ungheni are fighting for the life of their first child. The boy was born healthy, was gaining weight very well, and was giving happy moments to his mom and dad. Unfortunately during a routine checkup at the ophthalmologist, he was diagnosed with cancer. Diagnosis was confirmed in clinics from Chisinau, Odessa, and as ...

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Sevcenco Ecaterina, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Katya passed away on May 6, 2013. Katya Shevchenko was born on December 15, 2011. In the Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery of Kyiv it became clear that the girl has very dangerous heart diseases. First surgery was maintained May 10. The little Katya could not recover, she was getting worse and worse. On that time the second and unique operation was maintaned on auto transplantation of mitral valve (reverse Ross). In Europe such operation ...

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Cotman Chiril, 3 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Andrei and Olga Сotsman have the only sunshine in their lives, a 3-years-old son Cyril – a curious, very smart, and active child. Last fall, Cyril got fever and bloated abdomen. When sent to the doctors, it was found that his liver was increased in size. Doctors ran the tests and that was the time when Cyril’s parents heard the words no one parent is expecting to ever hear, “leukemia” and “puncture”. Their lives have crashed. If no other words “faith” and “hope”, Cyril’s parents would have ...

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Bulas Roman, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Roma Bulash was born in July 2011. He is a second and long-awaited child in a family. In a month after birth, Roma had a sudden stroke (subarachnoid hemorrhage). He spent two weeks in the ICU, where doctors fought for his life. Luckily, he got stabilized and was transferred to a neurology unit. Roma was just seven months when he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Now, he is 1 year and 4 months old. Each day, he experiences up to 6-7 seizures followed by a long painful ...

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Ruzibaeva Guzal, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! A story of 1.5 years old baby girl which can’t be ignored. Guzali was born at 31 weeks gestation weighting 1 kg 850 gr. For a long time she was kept by artificial respiration, for 1.5 months she was incubated. Red spots have appeared on her face on the 9th day of her life. Doctors told that it is allergy. However, when these sports became growing and developing the doctors diagnosed: “Extensive hemangioma of face and mouth”. Every ten child has hemangioma, but only one child in thousands can ...

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Malai Victor, 13 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! This is Victor Malai, he is 13 years old (date of birth 18.05.1999). One year ago he diagnosied with a heavy Hydrocephalus and brain tumor. The boy had already 3 brain surgeries. The doctors could remove only a part of the tumor. Unfortunately the investigation showed that tumor is increasing. In the letter his mother is proud to share the succes of her son. Victor is one of the good schoolboys. He is studying two foreign languages: English and French. He reads a lot, he likes reading ...

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Gutu Gabriel, 1 year

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Again cancer. A scary disease became a life companion of the one year of Gabriel Gutu. The boy has leukemia. Gabriel is in the hospital where he has been taken after his first birthday. His first steps were in the hospital corridors, his first words were pronounced in the hospital wards. The baby’s life is in danger. Moldova does not have appropriate conditions for providing chemotherapy for such babies. In spite of this Moldovan doctors preventing the worst could defend Gabriel’s life ...

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Ghirghircic Victoria, 10 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! It’s scary when a child realizes that he may die. It’s scary when a daughter tells her mother: «Why do you always bring me me to hospitals, I’ll die anyway.» Victoria is 10 years old. She is tired of beeing ill all the time and receiving treatment. She has Cryptogenic cirrhosis. The girl follows a strict diet. Victoria is every 3 months in the hospital. For many years doctors have suspected that the child born prematurely has hepatitis (born with enlarged liver). And only when ahe was 7 it ...

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Bendas Anastasia, 13 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Anastasia Bendas is 13 years old. Back in March 2011, her mom noticed a rib hump in Anastasia’s right side and rushed her to a doctor. The orthopedists diagnosed scoliosis. Anastasia was prescribed a four weeks treatment at the Mother and Child Center and later had another treatment at «Babii-orthopedist». She also wore a customized brace by Kiev’s «Bio» Center. None of these brought results and her condition only worsened. The scoliosis has progressed and is of 4th degree now. The curve ...

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Rusu Gabriel, 7 years

FUNDS COLLECTION IS CLOSED! Gabriel Rusu is 7 years old. He grew up as a curious and active child with no apparent health problems. But not until this year, when Gabriel has suddenly began complaining of the chest pain. In July 2012, he was sent to Kiev for examination and doctors diagnosed him with quite serious diagnosis: patent ductus arteriosus, patent foramen ovale, atrial septal defect. Moldovan doctors are too cautious about operating Gabriel but doctors at the Medical Scientific-Practical Center of Pediatric ...

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Beizeid Mariam, 15 years

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Grigorenco Maxim, 8 years

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Gavriliţă Ovidiu, 5 months

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Dimova Iulia, 7 years

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Rîlschi Roman, 12 years

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Şevciuc Gabriel, 3 months

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Belecci Diana, 1 year

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Gancean Andrian, 4 months

Dear friends, funds collection for Andrian Ganchan is officially closed! Letter from parents: «Hello! We are Olga and Andrei Ganchan from Stefan Voda city. Our son Andrian was born on November 18, 2011. The pregnancy was normal. We passed all required tests before the delivery. After his birth, Andrian stayed in Stefan Voda for a week as doctors suspected pneumonia. However, after he got worse he was immediately sent to Kishinev where doctors diagnosed the congenital heart disease (coarctation of the aorta; patent ...

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Gustiuc Ionut, 3 months

Dear friends, funds collection for Ionut Gushtyuk is officially closed! Parents letter: «Hello! We are Olga and Ion Gushtyuk from Hincesti. Our beloved son Ionut was born October 8, 2011. Pregnancy was normal, but immediately after birth, doctors discovered that our son has a heart defect. Until the last moment we hoped that he was misdiagnosed. However, after the ultrasound, unfortunately, the final diagnose was extremely serious: Tetralogy of Fallot, aortic dextroposition, VSD, infundibulyarny valve stenosis of the ...

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Andrieş Nicolai, 4 years

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Nicolaev Vlad, 4 years

Dear friends, funds collection for Vlad Nikolaev is officially closed! Mom’s letter: «Hello! My name is Alina Nikolaev. I am a diabetic for 14 years, disabled person, second group. I wanted to have a children, like any other women, although physicians do not recommend pregnancy for diabetic patients. The first pregnancy ended tragically, at 8th months. During a surgery for appendix removal under general anesthesia our baby died. It was a huge loss for us, but we still hoped. The miracle happened on June 1, 2007 when ...

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Tărîță Anastasia, 1 year

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Vanesa L., 3 years

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Ivan A., 10 years

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Evglevschi Vladimir, 18 years

Dear friends, funds collection for Vladimir Evghlevskii is officially closed! Evghlevskii Vladimir was born on August 24, 1993 in Negreni village,Telenesti district. Since childhood he has known what pain and hardship is. His father left him, and his mother doesn’t have a permanent job. Vladimir’s mother tells the story: Our financial condition is very difficult, sometimes we miss even basics necessities in our life. Due to financial constrains, we live in my parent’s home. Until he was 7, he suffered from asthma. ...

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Lașcova Ana, 6 years

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Pusca Denis, 2 years

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Tatamirov Victor, 3 years

Dear friends, funds collection for Viktor Tatamirov is officially closed! Hello! We are – Tatamirov Octavian and Irina. We live in Chisinau. Our son Victor was born on due date May 18, 2008 and life indicators where absolutely fine. The only thing that bothered us is that during delivery suffered a clavicle displacement on the right side. For the next ten days we tied his hand to the body, and next routine examination, orthopedist confirmed that everything was normal. Our son was developing very well, he was gaining ...

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Zaritschii Evgenii, 1 year

Dear friends, funds collection for Evgenii Zaritschii is officially closed! History told by the father: «Hello! My name is Taras Zaritschii (33 years old), I work as a hairdresser. My wife Aliona (22 years old) is a manicure maker. Now she is unable to work. She should take care of her son, who was born on June 8, 2010. When our son Jenea was three months, we noticed that the right eye a little bigger than other. But then the child’s eyes frequently soured and could be swell on that cause, we did not make account of ...

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Nesterova Irina, 2 years

Mother’s letter: “Hello! My name is Oxana Nesterova. I and my husband with two little children live in Balti city. Unfortunately, our two years old daughter is suffering from inborn cavernous hemangioma. This is benign new formation that Irina has on the left side of her face close to her eye. She has undergone her first surgery when she was 2 months old in the hospital for children Emilian Cotanga. When she was one year old, in Moscow Irina was operated for the second time. After two general anesthesias our very calm ...

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Slacfenco Anatolie, 18 years

Dear friends, funds collection for Evgenii Zaritschii is officially closed! Hello! My name is Natalia Slakfenco. We live in Chisinau. Our son Anatolii was born in due time on April 30, 1992. He was developing according to his age and always was a healthy and well balanced boy. At the age of five he started to take dance classes in the studio “Smile”. Anatol was growing a fair and sensitive boy. At the age of 13 he decided that he wants to become policemen. Since then he studied hard and was practicing sports. When he ...

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Barduk Savva, 2 years

Savva needed urgent surgery. Unfortunately such of surgery is not performed in Moldova at all. But the doctors from Berlin Cardiological Center gave him a hope. The surgery was done successfully! The price of surgery was 46 000 Euro initially, but German volunteers agreed upon the lower price 31 155 Euro. And we would like to thank them for that! Also we thank Moldova1, TVC21, radiostation Europa Plus, Radio 21, newspapers «KP.MD», «CNC», magazine «Sanatate» and etc., forums mama.md, forum.md и allfun.md… Thanks for all ...

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Kolisnichenko Maxim, 5 years

Maxim has undergone a surgery in Israel. This surgery helped him to become a normal healthy child. The cost of the surgery was 30 000 US dollars. Now, because of your support, he can breathe. We would like to thank everyone who couldn’t stay indifferent to his misfortune. Thank you mass media, tv channel Moldova1 and TVC 21, radio Europa Plus, newspapers «CNC», «KP», and magazines «Sanatate», and as well internet portals «AllFun.md», «Forum.md»… We would like to remind his mother request, Angela Colesnicenco: “Third year ...

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Bashmakov Eldar, 10 years

Mother’s story: «My son Eldar is 9 years old. We live in Transnistria, Republic of Moldova, Slobodzenskoe district, Parkani village. His history began not long time ago. We observed that he started and twitch with his eyes and shoulders when he was 3 month old. We went to «Mother and Child Center» in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, and have heard the awful diagnosis – Epilepsy. It was like a condemnation. The medical examination was performed in a Moscow clinic and relevant treatment was prescribed, but it didn’t helped. ...

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Luca Mihaela, 3 years

Dear friends, funds collection for Mihaela Luca is officially closed! Mihaela was born on 12/10/2007. When she was 10 month old her mom noticed an uncommon light in her pupil. Parents went to the opthalmologist at the children hospital «E. Kotsaga», in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. She urgently was rushed to Odessa, Ukraine to the Filatov’s Institute. Physicians confirmed worst diagnosis after the examination under the general anaesthesia – retinoblastoma (retinal cancer). First of all doctors said her eyes need t be ...

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Negura Niculina, 12 years

Dear friends, funds collection for Niculina Negura is officially closed for the year 2011! Victoria Bank management team recently adopted the decision to offer 40 000 lei from their social fund “Charity” for Niculina and her mother Ludmila treatment. Niculina’s mother is expressing their sincere gratitude to everyone who was helping her family. Now for a full year they will have enough money for medicines and Niculina will be receiving in due time all necessary treatment. Thank you very much! Niculina and her mother ...

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