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THIS PAGE EXEMPLIFIES THE TYPE OF AID THIS ORGANIZATION WILL PROVIDE, WHAT WE'VE ACCOMPLISHED, AND WHAT WE WILL CONTINUE TO STRIVE HIGHER FOR. THESE CASES WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED TO PROVIDE DONORS WITH CONSTANT FEEDBACK.
5-month-old, Jahziah (Jos-iah) McKenzie, was born with Atrioventricular (AV) Canal Defect (a hole in her heart). Since birth, her mother, Ephah, has been her warrior and sole caregiver. Ephah, who is a single mother of two girls, reached out to SHEA with the most heart wrenching plea for help to save her baby’s life. Read Jahziah’s Story
Matthew was hit by a minibus which left him completely paralyzed; he now has a trach in his throat which allows him to breath and his meals are fed to him through a feeding tube. No child should have to be in this position but this is Matthew’s reality. Read Matthew's Story
Oswald Subratie of Bartica, Guyana, was infected with malaria and recently underwent treatment, subsequently, he suffered a life threatening infection, which caused his body to deteriorate rapidly. He has since lost 2/3 of his body weight and is at risk of dying. Read Oswald's Story
At just 22 months old, Omkar has been diagnosed with Retinoblastoma (cancer of the eye). He has since lost his left eye to the disease and he is at a very high risk of losing his right eye, and possibly his life. Read Omkar's Story
September 2015, 40 year-old mother of 3 children and nurse at Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC), Richlene Amsterdam, was diagnosed with invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix stage III A. Read Richlene's Story
On June 17, 2013, a then 12-year-old Bhojpaul Ramjas was admitted to Georgetown Public Hospital with deep flash burns to 36% of his body. Read Bhojpaul's Story
Carlos Domingo of Whitewater Village, Barima-Waini broke his arm when he was 7 years-old. Read Carlos' Story
On April 23, 2016, 15-month-old Devin Bishoondial was admitted to Georgetown Public Hospital's Pediatric Surgical Unit with a diagnosis of 50% deep second and third degree burns to his body. Read Devin's Story
On October 28, 2015, SHEA picked up the case of Mahadeo Mohan. Mahadeo was a farmer with a life threatening heart condition. Because of his past medical condition his doctors advised him to undergo bypass surgery or his next heart attack could kill him. Read Mahadeo's Story
In October, 2014, Samantha Persaud, a pregnant woman, was diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure). She was shuffled from hospital to hospital, eventually being discharged and sent home since the hospitals were unable to treat her issue. Read Samantha's Story
In January, 2012, Zeniha Loo, a six-year-old from Guyana, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Read Zeniah's Story