Amina

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Amina

Amina is a little Syrian who lives with her father in a refugee camp on the border of Turkey.

She was born with Cat Eye Syndrome and has coloboma, heart and kidney issues, but above all anal atresia.

Due to this disabling malformation, she underwent a colostomy as soon as she was born, but her father could never even afford to buy her collection bags.
And so she has been living for almost two years with a piece of intestine in direct contact with the diaper.

Fortunately, the time has come to carry out the anus reconstruction and correct the canalization, but the surgery can only be carried out privately, in a hospital very far from the camp.

 

Thanks to Arianna Martini and her association “Support and Sustain Children” for all that they are doing for Amina too.