Four-year-old Sunny got off to a rocky start but she is doing splendidly now! When Sunny came to the orphanage as an infant, she was lethargic and, according to her nannies, “there was sadness inside of her eyes.” After tests, Sunny was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. With proper medication, the sun began to shine for this
Our little Myron is not quite two years old and he is on the go! Myron had a liver transplant in August, 2016 and has been doing well ever since then. He is walking and talking and doing all the other things a boy his age should do. Here’s what his nannies have
Our Jared is just two years old. The nannies at the orphanage call him “Little Stone.” Here’s their report on this little guy: Little Stone is very adaptive to the new environment; he plays with other babies and shares his toys and food; he actively attends early childhood classes. Little Stone is a very
Three-year-old Cora is is a gentle and adorable girl with a million-dollar smile. Her face lights up when she gets any attention from her nannies or from volunteers at her orphanage. Cora’s laugh makes everyone around her feel happy too. Cora likes to play with toys but, most of all, she likes being with people!
Three-and-a-half year old Simon is a real bundle of energy. He is very curious and interested in everything around him. Simon likes playing with the other kids and has strong opinions about what he wants to do. Simon’s corneal leukoma does not hold him back much. There are several ways this condition can be addressed medically.
Hugh is three and a half now and ON THE MOVE! His nannies report that Hugh “… is a very extroverted boy, walking and running everywhere, likes to play with other children, understand nanny’s directions and can make correct reaction. Even though Hugh has been diagnosed as Down Syndrome, both his mental and physical developments are
Four-year-old Paulie is doing his best to grow in all aspects of his life. Paulie can sit up for a few minutes and he is learning transitional movements from sitting to crawling, moving forward on his stomach and using his arms and legs (one of the steps towards crawling). Paulie doesn’t talk yet, but
Three-year-old Chad recently moved to Alenah’s Home, our CHI foster care center. The staff and volunteers there give him the love and attention he needs to grow to be all that he can be. Chad has been diagnosed with progressive muscular dystrophy, but right now, his physical development is good – both both fine and gross