Fizza Fatima's Story
Fizza has the brightest smile we have ever seen. But, as we took out our camera to take her pictures, her smile dimmed down to an awkward line. Her mother told us that she cannot hear us. We wish to help Fizza unlock the world of sound and we need your help with that.
Three years old Fizza Fatima was a premature baby. She suffered from TOF, cataract and hernia and hearing loss since birth. Thankfully, all the other defects have been corrected except the hearing loss. At first, her parents were not aware of her condition. Later, when Fizza could not respond to their verbal cues and loud noises, they took her to a hospital. After a thorough check-up, the doctor advised a cochlear implant. But, due to its hefty cost, they were unable to afford it. Therefore, they resorted to implanting a hearing aid device. Unfortunately, the hearing aid device did not prove to be useful.
Now, cochlear implant surgery is the only option for permanent cure. A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted neuroprosthetic device that will give Fizza a modified sense of sound.
Unfortunately, Fizza’s parents cannot afford the hefty cost of the surgery. His father is the sole earner of the family. He works as a ward boy in a private hospital but hardly earns PKR 20,000 per month. To support the household, Fizza’s mother stitches clothes. With this income, they are still unable to afford Fizza’s cochlear implant surgery. Fizza’s mother told us:
“Ever since Fizza was born, her life has been nothing but a series of unfortunate events. At the age of mere three years, she has undergone the pain of a lifetime. Her pain brings tears to my eyes every time I talk about it.”
After a lot of distress, Fizza’s parents have registered her case with Transparent Hands. We wish to acquaint her with the world of sound as soon as possible. But, we need your help with that. Therefore, we urge you to please donate for Fizza’s cochlear implant and help Fizza unlock the world of sound.
Disclaimer: Transparent Hands makes sure that all the patients get surgery in time. If a patient requires urgent surgery and his/her condition is serious, Transparent Hands conducts the surgery immediately. In the meantime, his/her campaign stays active on the website until we raise the complete funding. The hospitals on our panel have complete trust in us and wait for the payments until the patient's funding is completed.