to SA for an operation. She rheumatic heart disease, an inflammatory condition in which the heart valves are damaged by rheumatic fever.
Her mother, Sarah Phiri, is widowed and cannot afford the R200 000 required for the surgery and other costs.
Those wishing to donate can contact, either The Girl Child Network in Zimbabwe:
131 Duri Road, Unit F, Seke, Chitungwiza, tel 263 70 21509, Email: [email protected]. Or Nicole’s mother in Hwange, 1700 Empumalanga Township,
Tel: 263 81 30218.
TORONTO - The Girl Child Network in Zimbabwe is appealing for donations from Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to assist a one-year-old baby in Hwange, who requires an urgent heart operation.
Nicole Ngwenya (above) needs to go