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Save Helen Desale from Valvular Heart Disease.. before it's too late!

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Helen Desale is a young girl with Valvular Heart Disease. One of the valves in her heart is not functioning and causing blood to pool in her heart. This is a deadly condition and doctors in Ethiopia are saying she may have less than 10 days to live without surgery. In essence, she is in a life or death struggle. Her brother Yosef has raised money through the community, church, and friends... but they are still $1470 short. The $1600 will get her surgery and cover the money transfer fees to send the money to Ethiopia.
Last year while traveling through Ethiopia I met Yosef Desale, a high school senior with a bright future. I started an organization, Within Our World to raise money for his education. Him and his friend Melkamu used the money to get the best University entrance exam scores in their school's history. Now they attend University and are doing well. Helen and Yosef are all each other have. They have no other family except for a father who they never knew, and who can not take care of himself. They were found by a farming family in the countryside of Ehtiopia who raised them, but had no means to support them. Yosef was shining shoes for 1 birr (5 cents) a pair when I met him. Their story is so tragic, but this does not have to be the end. Please help Helen.



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