Weʼve raised £120 to Fund Pacemaker and Chemotherapy for Sharon
- Cabanatuan City, Central Luzon, Philippines
- Funded on Sunday, 8th October 2017
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This is Sharon, she is 44 years old, a mother of 5 beautiful children. Her youngest is only 10. She is an amazing woman.
As a woman and a friend, I can't help but be proud of how courageously she battles her disease, and the way she inspires others who are going through the same trials.
Amidst the storms and life adversaries, she remains strong and positive, always trying to put up a big smile to cheer up others despite all her pain and worries.
Her greatest dream is to see her children grow up and be there for them in their future.
Sharon used to work as a nurse, a caring hand to her patients in need. Sadly, she had to stop working when she was diagnosed of cardiomyopathy with only 23% of blood being pumped out from her heart. The normal person's left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) is 50%-75%, and low LVEF indicates heart failure. She requires a permanent pacemaker with implantable cardioverter defibrillator to make her functioning well again. A pacemaker costs a million pesos in the Philippines and it is a big leap of faith for someone to be able to raise such fund in a developing country.
While she was getting herself accustomed to this news, Sharon received another devastating blow in her life... she was diagnosed of stage 2 breast cancer and is needing 6 sessions of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This costs her PhP30,000 per session.
I know many of you have been lucky enough to have known Sharon, but to those who have not met her yet; she is a very kindhearted person, a loving mother and wife, a sweet and helpful friend and a caring nurse. She is a very independent person and will rarely ask for help from anyone. So, on her behalf, I am knocking at everyone's heart, please help Sharon raise money for her pacemaker and chemotherapy, help her continue her dreams. Any amount you can give will make a huge difference in her life.
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I hope she gets the lease of life ❤️ Sending blessings too! X
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Cabanatuan City, Central Luzon, Philippines
I am a mother myself, just like Sharon, my greatest dream is to see my children grow up and be with them on their special occasion and milestones. I currently work as a nurse in one of the private hospitals in Harley Street.