“I thought she had died. She was in a coma for four days.” Therese’s father.
When Therese was diagnosed, her parents didn’t know how they would find the money to save her life.
“I thought she had died. She was in a coma for four days.” Therese’s father.
When Therese was diagnosed, her parents didn’t know how they would find the money to save her life.
Thanks to donations from people like you, Life for a Child is able to provide Therese with the support she needs.
insulin

Life-saving
Insulin

meter

A Blood Glucose Meter and Test Strips

education

Diabetes Education

With this support, Therese’s parents are able to manage her diabetes and she can concentrate on her favorite things, drawing and having fun with her sister.
Therese (foreground) and Mireille (background)

How does a regular donation help?

It means we can provide reliable, ongoing support to children living with type 1 diabetes in Rwanda and 41 other under-resourced countries. We can plan ahead and work towards sustainable solutions.

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frank

"It feels good being able to help other people with diabetes who are not as lucky as we are in our western healthcare system."

Frank Westermann

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Negina Gencheva

We believe that no child should die of diabetes.
We partner with diabetes centers in under-resourced countries to provide young people with:
Insulin and syringes
Blood glucose monitoring equipment and test strips
HbA1c testing
Diabetes education resources, workshops, camps
Support for health professionals
We believe that no child should die of diabetes.
We partner with diabetes centers in under-resourced countries to provide young people with:
Insulin and syringes
Blood glucose monitoring equipment and test strips
HbA1c testing
Diabetes education resources, workshops, camps
Support for health professionals