Kriscous is a jolly, four-year-old boy from the Philippines with cleft palate. Kriscous loves playing with his grandmother and other children. However, he become very shy because other children make fun of his appearance and altered speech.
The attention from other children, and the frustration he experiences when his community can’t understand him constantly puts him on edge, and he often gets into fights with other children and neighbors. In addition to worrying about his health, his family worries that Kriscous will continue to be unhappy if his condition persists.
With $1,464, Kriscous will receive cleft palate repair surgery and follow-up care that will help him speak with less difficulty and give him the confidence to connect with other children. According to his grandmother, “Kriscous is very excited to be treated so he can have self-confidence and fulfill his dreams.”
Kriscous is a jolly, four-year-old boy from the Philippines with cleft palate. Kriscous loves playing with his grandmother and other childre...
Kriscous received successful treatment for his cleft palate.
“After the treatment, Kriscous and his family are very happy and overwhelmed of the operation done,” our medical partner shares. “Now, Kriscous can play with his playmates without the fear of being bullied. He can smile and laugh happily. His parents are very thankful that Kriscous has come to this point of healing. When discharge photos were taken he gladly posed with his friends. It was an amazing scene to be cherished.”
Kriscous’s parents share: “We are very grateful that you have helped us to afford the operation for our son. You don’t know how much you have changed our lives, especially our son’s life. Since his surgery, Kriscous always says to us that he is now so handsome.”
They conclude, “Thank you so much, our family will not forget you and may you be blessed more and more.”
"After the treatment, Kriscous and his family are very happy and overwhelmed of the operation done," our medical partner shares. "Now, Krisc...