This unique little girl is fond of boxing. At age of 4, she had already worked off on a punching ball that her parents presented her. And now she had to enter into protracted battle against a brutal illness. So Katie Burmii, 6-year-old is in the ring against the Large-cell Nehhodzhkin anaplastic lymphoma. Behind are 12 rounds of chemotherapy. Ahead – the high-dose chemotherapy, bone marrow transplantation, a complex post-transplantation recovery period. The duel takes away the strength of the girls but does not take away the belief in her victory. She must inflict the disease the last irreversible knockout!
UCF “Krona”м. Київ, вул. Набережно-Хрещатицька, причал № 4, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ukrainian Charitable Fund "Krona" was created in 2007 with the group of companies "NIKO" and trading partners and dealers in 18 regions of Ukraine.
Programs aimed at solving problems of children from socially vulnerable groups - children with hematology diseases, the disabled, orphans and deprived of parental care. More than ten thousand children and parents were direct beneficiaries of charitable programs "Krona".
Iryna will turn 14 soon. And she has occurred above the steep of severe disability. An ancient childhood trauma has manifested in a huge distortion of the spine and a rapid loss of ability to walk. Unless spine surgery is done within six months the girl will forever stay in a wheelchair. Heaviness in the back and hump accompanied Ira since childhood. At the age of four, an accident happened: she fell from the 5th floor when Mom was at work at night shift.
"When I found out how many children with heart pathologies are born, and that I can do something for their recovery, I could no longer sit calmly. I decided to do what is in my power: I joined the charity runners. Now I'm training for the KyivHalfMarathon race and want to help raise funds for very important equipment for Pediatric Cardiology".
Nataliya Schuka is a journalist, an actress and the presenter of "My Guide" section in the "Breakfast with 1+1" program. She is an irrepressible traveler and participates in a charity marathon many times.
Her illness is mysterious. Expressly, the diagnosis is not defined. Valeria has been struggling for six years and trying to find out the cause of her illness. She is tortured with pains, numerous abscess emerges inside her body, thrombosis tucks her enlarged portal vein, the heart is invaded with the abnormal metabolic processes. The woman cannot live and work normally, but she has two under-aged children, 14 and 9 years old, whom she brings up on her own.
In July, you helped Natalia Vishnyak raise money for a cancer drug. Then we bought "Herceptin" and this woman received a block of therapy on time. However, she must go through 11 more. A year ago Natalia left her doctor's office with horror in the eyes, diagnosed with breast cancer and a huge account for treatment.
Is it necessary to explain what blood means for a child on the verge of life and death? Imagine a child is in critical condition or during a severe open heart surgery, and this fluid is suddenly in short supply. Today, stocks of plasma and blood components in the Okhmatdyt transfusiology department and the Center for Pediatric Cardiology and Cardio Surgery are in jeopardy. Due to the heat, blood storing refrigerators and freezers fail one by one! Air conditioners are urgently needed to cool the air in the "blood banks" of the two departments.
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"From the very beginning of my life, everything went wrong. Something was wrong with my body. We had to correct one or the other defect. I am very grateful to my parents and doctors that they "repaired" my body while helping to develop and strengthen my spirit. I did not hank, was positive, smiled to the whole world. I decided that fate quizzes my strength. I was ready to go through it to become strong вecause I want to be a rescuer. But the fate brought me another terrible test – cancer.
Just a little while ago this woman was struggling for the life of her 3-year-old daughter Sonechka, coped with the fear for the life of her beloved husband fighting in ATO. Concurrently she herself was engaged in raising and preparing for the school of the eldest 6-year-old daughter. Luckily at these fronts, Natalia Vishniak won. But the insidious fate came from the other side – a disease called "cancer" struck her body.
Only in the Kherson region in the year there are 2,000 children-patients with heart disease and the same number of newborns with congenital malformations. Unfortunately, this is one of the progressive diseases among children in Ukraine. You can not be indifferent, because today, our cardiac experts can cure hundreds of thousands of young patients in just a year. The only thing they need is to provide the appropriate equipment.