Saving children is what ICHF is all about. On these pages, we tell the stories of our patients so you can read and see first hand the difference ICHF makes in children’s lives. Just click on the links to the stories.

Big Thank you from China!

Wednesday August 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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Sara from El Salvador

Saturday June 26, 2010 04:46:32 PM
This is Sara. She flew all the way from El Salvador to Maceio, Brazil to correct her heart defect!   [read more]

Natalie from Ukraine

Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:39:40 PM
This is Natalie, age 24. she was operated on Thursday 13th of May, the fourth day of the 8th mission for ICHF to Kharkiv.  [read more]

Nicaraguan, Reuben, age 6, healthy for first time!

Friday May 23, 2008 03:38:40 PM
Kids helping Kids! Art for a Heart Clube sponsored Reuben's Operation.  [read more]

Not all surgeries are easy

Saturday April 26, 2008 08:56:33 AM
Little two year old William of San Juan, Dominican Republic must have surgery postponed until July due to infection.  [read more]

Dominican Republic brothers helped by ICHF

Saturday April 26, 2008 08:38:39 AM
Three year old Maximo and his 15 year old brother, Junior, doing well after operations.  [read more]

1996 Croatian Patient Now Happy Mother

Tuesday April 01, 2008 11:07:47 AM
Anita Likic, once a child with a congental heart defect, reconnects with ICHF to say thank-you and share her joy as a new mother.  [read more]

Sasha (Alexandra) Bogomolova

Tuesday January 15, 2008 04:30:26 PM
Less than two years old, this Belarus girl's heart operation is sponsored by the Tiara Tea Society.  [read more]

Pakistani army captain helps her sister

Wednesday December 26, 2007 10:47:54 AM
Sadia Bibi, age 20, is nursed back to health by her sister Captain Nisa Shafwqat after congential heart defect surgery.  [read more]

Then and Now -- Hannah

Thursday November 29, 2007 01:14:13 PM
Hannah, operated on by Dr. Novick in 1994 at age 6, is now happily married and mother of a healthy baby girl.  [read more]

US Navy helps ICHF save Afghani toddler's life

Wednesday August 01, 2007 12:55:17 PM
A US Navy Officer, LT. Galli stationed in Afganistan, gets Afghani child needed ICHF surgery in Pakistan.   [read more]

Dominican Republic teenager unexpectedly has birth defect repaired

Monday July 30, 2007 11:13:00 PM
Eddy Lopez, a 16 year old teenager, has a surprise surgery to repair a congenital heart after coming to hospital with a fever.  [read more]

Dominican Republic toddler gets unscheduled help

Friday June 08, 2007 12:00:00 AM
Golbert Steven Roustand King, a sweet three year old boy was to wait for surgery, but ICHF medical team was able to operate before leaving.  [read more]