When Andrew came to us he was just one month old. His mum had fallen ill. She has mental problems and is in hospital. His father is unable to look after the little one himself. He has promised to visit his son. This will be another story written in Kasisi.
17.05. Andrew is still in a serious condition. Doctors have diagnosed him with an infectious disease that he inherited from his mother. The boy has been transferred to the infectious disease ward. He is waiting there for a blood transfusion, but this is in short supply and there is no telling when it will happen. Andrew has been suffering from diarrhoea for several days, which has made him very weak.Your support is now much needed.
9.05. Andrew is still waiting for a blood transfusion. The doctors have put him on antibiotics and moved him to another ward. He is still having various tests and examinations done.
8.05. Andrew needs your support! He is in hospital. His condition is serious. He has been feeling unwell for a few days now. The blood results taken at our laboratory in Kasisi are terrible. Fainting, heart problems - heart rate reaching 200 beats per minute, anaemia and low saturation. The suspicion for now is sickle cell anaemia, a very serious blood disease that has already affected so many of our kids. Andrew's condition is so serious that Dr Sahar, Nurse Mariola and our Kasisi nurse Amos have decided to hospitalise him. Keep your fingers crossed for the boy, and for his heart to endure such an unfairly difficult start in life... You are now his only support.
The metal cots and worn-out mattresses have lulled generations of Kasisi kids to sleep, but are now in desperate need of replacement.
Our dream is to make the babies’ bedrooms look like a truly homely, safe environment that is associated with warmth. Will you help us make this dream a reality?