Our Stories

Meet some of the patients, families and teams who have inspired us in our work to ensure children with cancer in the developing world have equal access to treatment and care.
Latifa's story
Ghana

Latifa came from a large, loving family in Zoosali, a village in northern Ghana. She was just three years old when she developed eye cancer.

Latifa’s family first noticed that something was wrong when a white spot appeared in her eye. When traditional medicines and eye drops failed to work, Latifa’s parents took her to the eye clinic at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi where she underwent eye removal surgery.

The surgery cost Latifa’s family two months’ income, leaving them under severe financial pressure. Without enough money to pay for the

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Juan is a wonderful young boy who’s face lights up when he has his favourite minion by his side. However, this young
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11-year-old Miguel’s smile depicts an image of a young boy, like millions of others around the world, enjoying his
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Cecilia is a seven-year-old girl from Trede, 
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When two-year-old Tiwa lost her appetite and her stomach started to swell, her mother, Krista, took her to the local
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Emmanuel is a talented student and at just eight years old he has big ambitions as he aims to become a lawyer when
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Martha is a three-year-old girl who, like many children her age, loves spending time with her favourite teddy bear.
Patients and Families
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Jacob is 15 years old and lives with his mother, father and five siblings. In January 2017, he was diagnosed with

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