In a sad development, 20-year-old Nomatter Mutandwa who resides in Chitungwiza is appealing for assistance as her baby was born with multiple facial malformations and urgently needs facial reconstructive surgery to correct the malformation.
One-year-old baby Skye was born with facial malformations ‘Spina Bifida’ which was possibly caused by a lack of folic acid during a difficult pregnancy.
Nomatter is a single mother, she is also an orphan with no relatives to turn to her during this time of need. In addition to that, Skye’s father dumped her for giving birth to baby Skye and for refusing to kill the baby. Ever since she gave birth to baby Skye, Nomater has been stigmatized for giving birth to Skye.
On the other hand, nurses who are supposed to give her advice or recommend her to a specialist who could do the surgery, instead, the nurses advised her not to feed the baby and just let it die
Dr. Manana a Maxillofacial Surgeon in Harare who has previously seen Skye says that baby Skye’s face can be reconstructed. However, he said that the procedure will need Brain surgeons, Paediatric Surgeons, and Anaesthetists.
Sir Perseverence FG who is spearheading the fundraising campaign on behalf of baby Skye is appealing to everyone to donate so that baby Skye can have the corrective surgery.
“I am asking you to help me raise funds for Skye especially. Please I ask you only to share to tag ( what do you lose) maybe together we can give hope where there is none. Maybe your share or tag is the only difference between life and death for this soul or maybe if you have a dollar donate, “Sir Perseverance pleads.
So far, $4,910 raised and the target is $5,000 target. Those in Zimbabwe who want to use Ecocash can send it to 0773854866 Perseverence Ganga. Also, send proof of payment to these two WhatsApp +26377385466 and Skye Mum +263788598174. Or alternatively, go to gofundme
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