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Shelda is a student from Haiti who needs $1,343 to fund transportation for cardiac surgery.

Shelda
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July 5, 2017

Shelda is a nine-year-old student who lives with her parents, grandparents, and older brother in northern Haiti. She enjoys going to school, playing with her friends, and singing in church.

Shelda suffers from cardiac conditions known as mitral and aortic regurgitation, which she developed due to a rheumatic fever that she contracted several years ago. As a result, blood backs up into her heart and does not properly circulate through her body, leaving Shelda weak, short of breath, and at risk of fatal heart failure.

Our medical partner, Haiti Cardiac Alliance, is requesting $1,343 to cover the cost of Shelda’s air transportation to the Cayman Islands, where she is scheduled to undergo heart surgery on July 5. Once there, she will receive the care that she needs and will hopefully be able to live more comfortably.

“I am excited for the day when Shelda can do everything she wants without getting tired and needing to rest,” says Shelda’s mother.

Shelda is a nine-year-old student who lives with her parents, grandparents, and older brother in northern Haiti. She enjoys going to school,...

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Shelda's Timeline

  • July 5, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Shelda was submitted by Owen Robinson, Executive Director at Haiti Cardiac Alliance, our medical partner in Haiti.

  • July 05, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Shelda received treatment at Health City Cayman Islands.

  • July 13, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Shelda's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 27, 2017
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Shelda's treatment update from Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Shelda is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 2 donors

Funded by 2 donors

Treatment
Patient Air Transport
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,343 for Shelda's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$0
Supplies
$0
Travel
$1,343

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