Anna, who is eight years old, has been disabled since childhood. On the second day of her life, she had to undergo surgery to eliminate central nervous system anomalies. As a result, she has lower flaccid paraparesis and pelvic dysfunctions.
Anna is the third child in the family; both of her older brothers are strong and healthy. Anna’s family is doing everything they can for her to be happy and so her health would not prevent her from a happy childhood. But it is very hard because the Anna’s dream to someday walk in high heels might not come true.
Anna is clever, joyful and social. She likes the noisy bustle of other children and enjoys games. But playing with other children in the heavy and uncomfortable orthoses becomes impossible. Currently, the girl attending preschool classes, but getting to school is complicated as well.
Rehabilitation in Truskavets, Ukraine, and the Sanatorium Saulute in Lithuania could help Anna. Anna’s family cannot afford support for their child. Let’s help Anna get closer to her dream!
For more information about Anna, please contact her mother, Antoņina Ādlere, by calling +371 26805011.
Project published in the portal: 12 August 2008
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