Posts under ‘Health’

De AlFra Foundation steunt Stichting Niños Unidos

Sinds vele jaren steunt de AlFra Foundation de Stichting Niños Unidos. In 1995 ging Jolanda van den Berg, toen 30 jaar, op vakantie naar Peru. In Cusco, de oude Inca hoofdstad in de Andes, werd zij getroffen door de schrijnende omstandigheden waaronder veel kinderen moeten leven. In primitieve hutjes, meestal zonder vader of met een […]

Omar thanks/bedankt AlFra Foundation

Ik wil graag de AlFra Foundation en zijn donateurs bedanken voor uw financiële ondersteuning. De afgelopen 5 jaar heeft u mij en mijn familie ondersteund bij mijn studie, mijn gezondheid en op andere manieren. In het bijzonder wil ik graag de heer Frans van de Kamp en het bestuur van deze nobele en prachtige stichting […]

A new heart for Omar’s mum/Een nieuw hart voor Omar’s moeder

For some time Omar’s mum was not feeling well. A few weeks ago she was taken to a hospital with respiratory problems. The doctors concluded that her heart was seriously damaged caused by chemicals which she used to make soap, which she was selling at the market. Hence she needed a heart transplantation. This procedure […]

A new life for Saikou Ceesay/Een nieuw leven voor Saikou Ceesay

Saikou is the youngest brother of Musa Ceesay. He was born with a life-threatening heart defect. On Thursday March 14 he received a donor heart in the hospital in Dakar, Senegal. This surgical procedure was made financially possible by the AlFra Foundation. Saikou is back home again and last Tuesday he celebrated his 8th birthday […]

Successful surgery for Lalla Sanyang/Geslaagde operatie van Lalla Sanyang

After a period of enduring pain, Lalla Sanyang (Afefe’s mum) underwent a successful surgey earlier this week. Her illness was life threatening, whereby the surgery became necessary. Thanks to the financial support of the AlFra Foundation she could have this surgery. We hope she will get better soon and come home again. Na een periode van […]

Afefe’s surgery successful/Afefe’s operatie goed verlopen

Today Afefe’s appendix was removed successfully. We wish him a speedy recovery. Vandaag werd Afefe’s blinde darm suksesvol verwijderd. Wij wensen hem een spoedig herstel.

Surgery for Afefe/Afefe wordt geopereerd

For several years Afefe experienced occasionally pain in his abdomen region. He was advised to finally being checked at the hospital. A scan showed the cause of the pain being his appendix, which will need to be removed. The surgery will take place in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Banjul on Tuesday October 11 at 10.30am (local […]

Omar’s mum released from hospital/Omar’s moeder uit ziekenhuis

Omar’s mum has been released from hospital and is recovering well. She will stay with friends nearby Omar’s home. She will have to visit the hospital every 3 days in order to check her condition. She hopes to return to her home village Jonkel in two months. The AlFra Foundation wishes her a speedy and full recovery. Omar’s […]

Successful surgery./Operatie succesvol.

Last Friday Omar’s mum was operated. The problems with her stomach most likely were caused by contaminated water and/or food. Also the doctors found problems with her lefthand kidney, which needed to be replaced. Luckily for her a donor kidney was readily available. The operation was successful and the docters were satisfied with the result. She […]

Omar’s mother in hospital/Omar’s moeder in het ziekenhuis

Last week Omar’s mum was suffering a lot of pain and diagnosed with stomach and kidney problems. Surgery appeared to be necessary, however the family could not afford the costs of Dalasi 45,000 (approx. € 1,250). Hence the AlFra Foundation quickly responded by transferring the money for surgery in the Royal Victoria Hospital (www.rvth.org), in the capital city […]

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