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New Faces for Morgan and Nana

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[p][b]Morgan Kisuma [/b]is 32 and lives in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC. His jaw tumour began in 2005 when he had just started at college. In 2008 he gained his diploma in general mechanics and became a driver but soon no one wanted to employ him because of his increasing facial disfigurement. He now stays mostly at home, feeling alone and isolated although he occasionally ventures onto the street to eke out a meagre living by selling phone cards.[/p][p][b]Nana Ntumba[/b] is a 38 year old mother of 5 who also lives in Kinshasa. Her husband abandoned her when her jaw tumour began developing 10 years ago. She says 'life is much harder when people will not look you in the face - you feel so dejected. I am very grateful for this God given opportunity to have a new life.'[/p][p]They both have been accepted for surgery ( Excision of tumour and reconstruction with a fibula free flap) by Dr George Galiwango and his team at CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital just outside Kampala in Uganda. Their fights on Ethiopian Airlines to Entebbe are booked for the 24th October. They have been scheduled for an outpatient appointment with Dr George on the 28th October followed by CT scans in the local centre in Kampala. Then surgery on the 6th November for Nana and on the 13th for Morgan. They will both be staying with ex- pat Congolese Pastor Kalembire in Kampala who will also help with finding a French speaking 'attendant' for each of them, an essential requirement for any patient undergoing major surgery.[/p][p]The overall costs of the project will be in the order of £5,000 each which will include visas, surgery (plus two weeks at least in hospital) the attendants, return flights from Kinshasa via Addis Ababa to Entebbe, two plus months of accommodation and full board with Pastor Kalembire and his family.[/p][p]They are following the same route as Hugues and Sarah also from Kinshasa who underwent successful surgery at Corsu Hospital in September last year.[/p][p]Morgan and Nana now both have obtained their Ugandan Visas and will depart for Entebbe this coming Thursday, the 24th October. They are both very brave : its will not be easy leave your family, travel in a plane to another country, where almost no one speaks your language, and then to have a big operation.[/p]
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Nov 14, 2019


Keep strong, the blessings are on their way

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Nov 7, 2019


Thanks for your expertise Nick

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Oct 29, 2019

The Vardy Foundation

Well done Keith.


Oct 24, 2019

Claire Lansley

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Oct 24, 2019


Many thanks for your expertise Ciora

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Oct 23, 2019

Simon and Gilli

Morgan and Nana. Wishing you all the best for the future.

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Oct 11, 2019

Mike R

Nana and Morgan - hope all goes well with the surgery in Kampala and that you have a swift recovery. Thoughts with you Dr Keith - thanks for letting me know about this. Your perpetual drive and commitment to doing good things is an inspiration.

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Sep 21, 2019


Thanks Nick for your help and expertise. Keith

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Sep 7, 2019

Jim McKay

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Sep 6, 2019


Do hope that all goes well


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