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Help Rachel Uwimana fix her heart
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Ended Mar 25, 2013
A very dear friend of mine, who also happens to be one of the most inspiring and resilient women I know, has a very bad heart condition and is stuck in Uganda where they do not have the facilities to give her the right treatment. Despite suffering ...
A very dear friend of mine, who also happens to be one of the most inspiring and resilient women I know, has a very bad heart condition and is stuck in Uganda where they do not have the facilities to give her the right treatment. Despite suffering from TB, typhoid, malaria and now a bad heart, she has been working as a nurse for her community in the refugee settlement she calls home.

Her condition is SVT (supra-ventricular tachycardia), she's not responding to her meds, and has been referred by the Uganda Heart Institute to a hospital in India where they can treat her with electrophysiology studies and frequency ablation. The problem is, she’s also a Congolese refugee, which means it’s very hard for her to get permission to travel, and she can’t afford the flight to India + treatment that she needs.

Please donate to this campaign to cover her flight and treatment. She has a 1,000x better chance of being approved for a medical visa if she can prove to the UNHCR that she has the money and the support.

Thank you for your support!
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