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Fundraising for Lieschè van Wyk – Spastic Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly and Epilepsy

Lieschè van Wyk

Lieschè`s story:

“Lieschè van Wyk was born on the 1st of February 2018, after her mother was in labour for 38 hours. She was given oxygen immediately and transferred to NICU. Shortly after birth she started having epileptic seizures and at the age of 6 months she was diagnosed with “Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and microcephaly”.

She must go for botox injections every 4 months to relieve her muscles and help with the spasticity. She goes to weekly physio, occupational and speech therapy, unfortunately hydro & chiro had to be stopped due to lack of funding. Lieschè is non-verbal and had to get a feeding tube (mickey) shortly after birth, she is still in the process of learning how to eat and swallow soft puree foods.

Lieschè is the light of our lives, always friendly and the most beautiful smile. She is such an inspiration to everyone that knows her, she has touched so many lives through her determination and fighting spirit. She works very hard with each therapy session. “

Lieschè needs to get AFO’s and a buggy in 2021, the medical aid does not cover her therapy for the full year, and it is desperately needed. We as parents want to do everything possible to give her the best quality of life and to assist her in making life as comfortable as possible.”

By supporting our fundraising initiative you can help to raise funds for her ongoing medical care and expenses. Together we can change the world, one bracelet at a time!

Follow Liefste Liesche – Warrior Princess on Facebook for live updates on her progress and journey.

Update 3/05/2021:

“Update on our little warrior princess Liesche van Wyk, she is going for her next botox treatment in June’21, it helps her so much in terms of her muscles and spasticity. She is working very hard in her physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy weekly sessions, although she is non verbal she is doing so well with speech therapy in terms of her swallow exercises. We recently found out that she is allergic to cow’s milk & soy, so we had to change her diet and introduce her coconut & rice milk, which is going well. She has gained a bit of weight.

She has recently received her AFO’s which is splints for her feet in order for her to stand for longer periods of time in her standing frame. Our little warrior princess cannot sit by herself, walk or talk, she also doesn’t have neck control, she is working very hard with therapy in terms of swallow soft puree foods, but cannot swallow any liquids, she has a feeding tube (mickey) in her stomach.

Our next big project is to take Liesche for stemcell treatment, we have heard wonderful successful stories where cerebral palsy children has benefited from this treatment. Unfortunately medical aid doesn’t not pay for stemcell treatment, so we would appreciate it if you could assist us in raising funds for this BIG project and help our little princess reach HER full potential. THANK YOU for everyone’s support and love. We appreciate you.”

Please consider a donation; any and all donations welcome. REF: Lieschè van Wyk.

Fundraising for Lieschè van Wyk

Heart of Hope Bracelets © Arms of Mercy NPC

Heart of Hope Bracelets

The “Heart of Hope” Bracelets for Lieschè consist of white, mint, and pink wooden beads with silver and diamante fillers. Charm options: Diamante Heart / Diamante Cross / Diamante Dragonfly.

To place an order, contact the agent in your area or shop online.

Heart of Hope Bracelets © Arms of Mercy NPC
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