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    31 Brooksville Avenue London NW6 6TH
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    Account: Rusfond UK
    Bank: Barclays Bank
    Address: 99 Hatton Gardens, London, EC1N 8DN Sort code : 20-82-94 Account No: 63579514

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  • If you want to help, please write to info@rusfond.org.uk
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Dear Friends,

You are facing a serious situation and you have decided to turn to Rusfond UK.
We will try to do everything we can to help you. Please send the following information to info@rusfond.org.uk: you first and last name, first and last name of the child who needs help, his or her birthdate along with an outline of the problem (i.e. diagnosis, name of the hospital and the cost of medical treatment if known). Please also include your full mailing address and zip code, your email address, if any, and your phone numbers.

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Alex S, 2 years old, with multiple congenital defects, rare syndrome ablephary- makrostomii, examination and operation re, with multiple congenital defects, rare syndrome ablephary- makrostomii, examination and operation required., 88,877.00 GBP

Alex S, 2 years old, with multiple congenital defects, rare syndrome ablephary- makrostomii, examination and operation re, with multiple congenital defects, rare syndrome ablephary- makrostomii, examination and operation required., <nobr>88,877.00 GBP</nobr>

Alex was born with serious deficiency. His mother left him an a hospital as soon as he was born. The boy has got a rare genetic syndrome, which comes to eyelids deficiency , face and ears deformation, impairment of vision and hearing. Alex had several plastic operations on his eyelids and now he can close partly his eyes. His flexor-extensor arms function very weak, he has difficulties to hold even a pen, but he has adapted for and now practicing to write letters. Alex can service himself, always happy to help his caregivers to look after other children. He is kind, sociable and caressive boy. He has spent all his life in a range of foster homes for ailing and backward children. Notwithstanding that he is trustful to other people. Alex cannot speak as his jaw not closing, he can make just hissing sound.  He compensates his Inability to speak by  facial and hand gestures. By this way he can explain whatever he wants. But can you imagine how fast he could develop his self would he able to talk! Jaw Operation will help to restore the speech. But nobody can make this operation in our country. Please, help us to cover the expenses for this treatment and help Alex to get more colourful life!

Elena Agafonova, Director of Moscow Foster home N-21

2015-11-28

David Dunaway specialises in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive craniofacial surgery from Portland Hospital (London) says: "Deformation of maxillary arches usually causes problems with articulation. There are can be other possible violations. It can be also caused by backwardness. I propose to make Alex a full examination with CT head/neck scan and speech therapist consultation before the operation can be done."

2016-03-26

Lyosha's operation at the Portland Hospital in London was a success. The boy had skin taken from his neck grafted onto his lower eyelids. He also had an operation on the lower part of his jaw to restore its proper functioning. As a result of this, Lyosha is now able to open his mouth and eat solid food, whereas before he had to be fed using a drinking straw.  Lyosha is now feeling well.

Rusfond (rusfond.ru) helped to raise the necessary funds for treatment.

Elena Agafonova, director of Children's Home No. 21, thanks all those who helped him.