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Save A Child from Heart Disease
Please Help Save Nadia.

Nadia is four years old. She was born with heart disease.


“Nadia was born full term. She's learned to walk and talk normally. But she doesn't gain weight well, is often sick. In March, after acute bronchitis, we went to see a very experienced pediatrician. After listening to Nadia's heart, she referred us to a cardiologist. We don't have any specialists in our village, so we went to the city hospital, where they found found a large atrial septal defect! Tomsk surgeons are willing to urgently perform an operation on Nadia without the need to open her chest. But this operation is not subsidized by the government. For us, the cost is prohibitive. We have two other school-age daughters. I work as a factory watchman, my husband is a security guard at a factory. Please help our daughter!"

"An operation should be done soon.” – Irina Kuzmina, Udmurtia, Russia.

Without this medical procedure, Nadia will get worse and may not live into adulthood. If you would like to help Nadia, don’t let the cost stop you. We are almost there. Please give what you can. Your gift in any amount will be gratefully accepted. A little girl needs you. She has nowhere else to turn. With your help we can save Nadia's life.
TOTAL COST = $5,042.00
UPDATE April 2015

UPDATE May 2015
The Rusfond children's charity in Moscow has raised the bulk of the funds necessary for Nadia's operation. Generous donors to Russian Gift of Life USA have raised the remaining funds.
Nadia was successfully operated at the Tomsk Cardiac Center on June 23, 2015. Nadia's mother, Irina, thanks everyone for their generous support, especially Russian Gift of Life USA, GTRK "Udmurtia" television viewers and readers of Rusfond.

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