Save Dua’s Little Heart

Save Dua’s Little Heart

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Dua Zahra Imran Ali's Story

Dua’s childhood is being negatively impacted by her heart defects. Her physical growth is slow, and she does not have much energy. This makes it hard for her to interact with her parents or play with other kids. But her future looks uncertain if she does not have heart surgery. The cost of the surgery is out of her family’s reach. We urge you to donate and save Dua’s little heart.

Four-year-old Dua Zahra, a resident of Bhakkar, has been suffering from cyanosis, dyspnea, and repeated episodes of chest pain. Her parents noticed her deteriorating health recently. They took her to the local hospital. After running some diagnostic tests, the cardiologist diagnosed her with multiple heart defects, including ventricular septal defect (VSD) and severe pulmonary hypertension. The doctor advised her to undergo open-heart surgery for VSD closure.

She lives with her parents and one sibling in a rented house. Her father is the only breadwinner for the family and earns PKR 25,000 monthly as a laborer. The family was already struggling to make ends meet, and the cost of this life-saving heart surgery was simply too much for them to bear. Her father said in a depressed tone:

“Since the day my daughter entered this world, she has faced an uphill battle with multiple heart defects. Every single day has been a relentless struggle for her. Today, I come to you with a plea that resonates from the depths of my heart. I implore you to join us in giving her a chance at a brighter future, filled with hope and possibilities.”

One of their relatives told them about Transparent Hands, and we have registered her case. We will give her the best care possible, as we have assured her parents. It is our collective duty to help those who are struggling. Help us give her the chance she deserves to live a long, healthy, and happy life. Any amount, no matter how small, will help us get closer to our goal of healing her. Discover the patient list 

Please Note: In certain situations, we proceed with the patient's surgery/medical procedure despite incomplete funding displayed on the website. Following the surgery/medical procedure, we persist in collecting funds and maintain the campaign on the website until funding is secured in full. Hospitals have granted us a grace period for bill payment.


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Dua Zahra Imran Ali's Story

Dua Zahra, a courageous four-year-old girl residing in Bhakkar, faced an uphill battle with her health. Cyanosis, dyspnea, and recurring chest pain had become constant companions in her young life. Worried about their daughter's declining condition, Dua's parents turned to a local hospital for help. After a series of tests, a cardiologist delivered the devastating news of multiple heart defects, including a ventricular septal defect (VSD) accompanied by severe pulmonary hypertension. The prescribed solution was open-heart surgery to close the VSD, but the financial burden seemed insurmountable for Dua's family. In their desperate quest for assistance, they reached out to Transparent Hands, hoping for a ray of hope.

Transparent Hands, recognizing the urgency of Dua's situation, swiftly stepped in to ensure that the vital surgery she needed would become a reality. With their support, Dua was admitted to the University of Lahore Teaching Hospital on 31-08-2023. The skilled hands of Dr. Salman took charge of operating, instilling confidence in Dua's parents and offering a glimmer of hope amidst the darkness.

Following the crucial surgery, Dua's recovery journey began with a flicker of hope. The closure of the VSD proved to be a turning point in her young life, relieving her from the suffocating grip of distressing symptoms. As her heart function improved, the burden of cyanosis and dyspnea gradually lifted, paving the way for a healthier, more vibrant existence. The success of the surgery also alleviated the constraints of severe pulmonary hypertension, granting Dua a newfound freedom and comfort in her daily life.

The success of her surgery was evident, and it marked the beginning of a new chapter filled with hope and endless opportunities. With each passing day, Dua embraces this future with open arms, unencumbered by the medical challenges that once threatened to overshadow her life. This remarkable outcome was made possible through the unwavering support of the Pakistan Children's Heart Foundation and the generosity of kind-hearted donors, who joined hands to create a life-altering impact on Dua's journey toward healing.

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