Surgery Appeals

At Delight, we exist mainly to make life-saving surgical assistance accessible to the most vulnerable children from rural Uganda.

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Sponsorship opportunities start at $10, and all online donations are processed securely via PayPal.

Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Edward, 5 years

Edward Mayambala was diagnosed with congenital heart disease when he was 3. He has been been on our waiting list since 2013 and urgently needs surgery.

  Cost of Surgery: $4,800
Hospital Location: India

Sponsor Edward
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Gad, 5 weeks

Gad Ssenfuma underwent his first of two surgeries for CHD on December 14, 2015. Sadly, he passed away on December 19 at her home in Bubulo, Uganda.

  Cost of Surgery: $7,050
Hospital Location: Kenya

Remembering Gad
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Joy Ann, 2.5 years

Joy Ann Amero was diagnosed with scoliosis in infancy. Scoliosis is a serious form of spinal deformity. She was recommended for surgery after bracing was unsuccessful.

  Cost of Surgery: $3,000
Hospital Location: Israel

Sponsor Joy Ann
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Judith, 5 years

Judith Tusingwire was diagnosed with congenital dislocation of the hip. She will receive corrective surgery at Nairobi Hospital in Kenya.

  Cost of Surgery: $1,400
Hospital Location: India

Sponsor Judith
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Stephen, 7 weeks

Stephen Onyango was diagnosed with congenital heart disease on December 1 because of difficulty in breathing. He's slated to receive cardiac surgery in Israel.

  Cost of Surgery: $8,500
Hospital Location: Israel

Sponsor Stephen
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Rebecca, 8 months

Rebecca Birungi has sacrococcygeal teratoma, a large tumor on her tailbone. She will receive surgery at Mulago Hospital in Uganda.

  Cost of Surgery: $380
Hospital Location: Uganda

Sponsor Rebecca
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Gerald, 19 months

Gerald Baluku was diagnosed with congenital cataracts and severa other congenital conditions. He will receive cataract removal surgery in India.

  Cost of Surgery: $10,900
Hospital Location: Israel

Sponsor Gerald
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Nancy, 6 years

Nancy Ainomugisha was diagnosed with congenital heart disease when she was 4 years old. She is slated to receive surgery in India.

  Cost of Surgery: $5,600
Hospital Location: India

Sponsor Nancy
Delight Children's Rights Initiative Surgery Patients

Freda, 8 yeays

Freda Adong was diagnosed with congenital heart disease in May 2015. She has been on the DCHRI waiting list for more than 18 months.

  Cost of Surgery: $5,600
Hospital Location: India

Sponsor Freda

You may also contribute to a vulnerable child's surgery and recovery by signing up for our upcoming Rwenzori Hike in March or August, 2016. Please email our Giving Office at giving@dchri.org to reserve your slot. For information on our other programmatic interventions, please call our information desk on +256-392-176504, or view our publications using the link below.

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*Amounts stated above include the cost of surgical procedure, transportation and upkeep for both the child and one caregiver to and from the hospital.
**In cases where our partner hospitals have waived the cost of surgery, the amounts indicated include cost of transportation and upkeep for both the child and one caregiver to and from the hospital.