Tag Archives: our kids

Where are they now?

Damilola Ayinda was born in Nigeria on the 6th of August 2006 but unbeknownst to her parents, her heart was a ticking time-bomb. She was born with a defect called a Truncus arteriosus, a rare type of congenital heart disease … Continue reading

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Update: baby Muhammed Backus

We recieved this wonderful e-mail from a mommy who’s boy recently underwent surgery at the Foundation.  Such wonderful news! Dearest Lynda I, Mrs. Backus, hope this email reaches you in the best of health. I hope your year has begun … Continue reading

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Just discharged!

After a 2 month wait on the WSPCF waiting list, little Andrew Obeholzer had his operation done recently and has been discharged form hospital happy and healthy. What started out as a visit to the doctor for a cold turned … Continue reading

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Helping our angels Reach for a Dream

For 22 years the Reach For A Dream Foundation has brought hope, joy and healing to South African children. These children between the ages of 3 and 18 years have used their dreams to fight the effects of life-threatening illnesses … Continue reading

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Where are they now?

Born on 21/4/05, Nombulelo Tshbalala—”Buli” to us—didn’t have an easy beginning to her life. Her mom, Khosi, noticed from very early that she wasn’t well. Her lips were always turning blue and she often struggled to breathe. Khosi rushed her … Continue reading

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Hero Profile: Vicoire (Rwanda)

An urgent appeal from a Youth Village in Rwanda came through to me via our website in April this year. An Israeli doctor, Dr Dalit, working in the village had detected a heart defect in one of their residents namely … Continue reading

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Brenden Cook makes history

One of our little heroes made history recently as he ran out onto the field alongside the Springbok Rugby team in what is the first International Rugby match to take place at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Soweto. Brendan, … Continue reading

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