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Stand Up for Children in Desperate Need, like Jaquelin

Stand Up for Children in Desperate Need, like Jaquelin

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      AmeriCares

For nearly two years, Jaquelin, a 17-year-old girl who lives with her family deep in the Chapare jungle of Bolivia, suffered from stomach pains.  Not just an ordinary stomach ache, but pain and swelling so severe that she eventually had to stop going to school.

After the pain became unbearable, Jaquelin's family brought her to the nearest hospital, two hours away.  There she was diagnosed with a massive tumor that would require expensive surgery—something her parents could not afford as farmers living on a meager income.

It was only through AmeriCares Medical Outreach Program, that Jaquelin was able to receive the critical surgery she needed to remove the 25-pound tumor that turned out to be benign.

This AmeriCares program supplies crucial medicines and medical products to skilled, dedicated U.S.-based volunteer health care teams traveling to more than 80 countries where basic health care is unavailable or unaffordable.

The result? Deadly infections are cured. Pain and suffering, alleviated. Patients are able to better manage their chronic diseases. Children and adults in desperate need of surgery get life-saving help that would be otherwise impossible. 

Sign this pledge to show help us show the world that we can make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.

I pledge my support for AmeriCares Medical Outreach Program and its work to provide care for those in desperate need.

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    • Genghis Khan LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • about 1 year ago

      Because it is not fair that humans in a part of the world that isn't ruined by "The New World" aren't getting treatment as we "Westerners" do, despite being the most pampered assholes in the world.

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    • ZILKA DAMIEN AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE
      • about 1 year ago

      OK !!!!

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    • Florian Alla TIRANA, ALBANIA
      • about 1 year ago

      This girl is innocent and needs help.

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