Melvin is a two-year-old child from Uganda. He enjoys playing with his older sister and other children in the community, and imitating his father riding a motorcycle.
Melvin was born with a painful hernia. His parents initially treated him with medicinal herbs, but when the herbs did not work, they brought him to our medical partner, The Kellermann Foundation, for treatment.
Melvin is now scheduled to undergo hernia repair surgery on June 8, and his family is requesting $229 to cover the total cost of the procedure. Once Melvin is recovered, he looks forward to being able to play with his friends again.