£330raised of £20,096 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £20,096 to Fund a humanitarian mission in India to surgically reconstruct deformed, burned, heavily traumatized hands of 100 children

Lugano, Switzerland
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Our NGO is called GICAM and for the last 18 years we have been dispatching highly qualified teams of hand surgeons, microsurgeons, theatre nurses and hand therapists to the poorest countries in West and East Africa. We were the only international humanitarian organization to work in Sierra Leone where more than 5000 children were amputated during the civil war in 1999. In 2015, we increased our operations in countryside India, where poverty is beyond limits and there is no access to any type of reconstructive surgery. Children with congenital malformations, deformities due to burns, trauma or violence by adults are our patients. We hope to raise funds for one of our missions in Jamkhed, India, at the Comprehensive Rural Health Project.

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    • Piero Marzot

      Piero Marzot

      Nov 21, 2016

      Grande Marco, un abbraccio

    • enrico righi

      enrico righi

      Nov 18, 2016

      complimenti professore , lei è un drago


    • nino cais

      nino cais

      Nov 18, 2016

      Great job Marco !!


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    marco Lanzetta

    marco Lanzetta

    Lugano, Switzerland

    Marco Lanzetta is a hand surgeon from Lugano, Switzerland. He is internationally known as he was the author of the first hand transplantation in the history of medicine. He is actively involved in humanitarian work in some of the poorest countries in Africa and in India

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