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£350raised of £2,500 target by 20 supporters

    Weʼve raised £350 to Fund life changing surgery for a young boy living in Peru. He has a rare congenital malformation of his hands and feet.

    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st January 2018

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    As most of you know I spent some time living and working in Peru. I met a lot of amazing little kids there but no one quite like Liam. It was difficult for Liam to grow while he was in the womb and as a result suffers from a severe disfiguration to both his hands and feet. Liam has a rare congenital malformation called Ectrodactyly. This means that he is missing 90% of his fingers and toes, and those which he has are seriously deformed. As Liam has gotten older he finds it difficult to walk without being in pain and struggles to carry out tasks that involve using his hands. He regularly suffers from sores to both his hands and feet. Ectrodactyly affects about ever 1 child out of 15,000. Liam is a happy, funny and insanely sharp 5 year old who has the potential of an amazingly bright future ahead of him. Liam is being denied the chance to have reconstructive surgery in Peru because his family cannot afford it. It causes them great heartache and stress. This surgery would stop his increasing pain, allow him to hold a pencil when he starts school and run around with his brother. These may seem like small things but would be life changing for Liam. I have spent many amazing months with him and he has become my family. He brings so much joy to my life and his family's. This is why I have decided to take on a very special challenge in attempts to raise money for his surgery. I would appreciate any donations that you could make. You would be contributing to changing a young boys life in the most incredible way.

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      Supporters

      20

      • Siobhan O'Neil

        Siobhan O'Neil

        Aug 29, 2017

        Go sis! An amazing cause and look forward to seeing you hobbling after!

        £30.00

      • Laura

        Laura

        Aug 11, 2017

        So proud, all the luck my love x

        £10.00

      • ez

        ez

        Aug 11, 2017

        And i can barely get you to walk up a hill with me........ proud of ya darling.

        £10.00

      • Murray Ross

        Murray Ross

        Aug 10, 2017

        Some girl you are! Good luck x

        £10.00

      • Mark Armstrong

        Mark Armstrong

        Aug 10, 2017

        Even though you don't show up at nights oot ......... good luck!

        £20.00

      • Gillian

        Gillian

        Aug 10, 2017

        Good luck gal!! 💖

        £10.00

      • Val

        Val

        Aug 9, 2017

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      Caitlin O'Neil

      Caitlin O'Neil

      Glasgow, United Kingdom

      I spent time working with children and adults in Peru and it has brought immense happiness to my life. Many of these children are denied important and life changing medical care that no child in Britain would be denied.

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