Hemophilia Home is a nonprofit established to improve the quality of life for patients with hemophilia by collecting knowledge on hemophilia and helping destitute patients.
We live in a remote, impoverished small town. On September 11, 2009, we were all happy to have a little boy, Qiqi. Since then, the family was careful and tentative to take care of him and glad to see him growing up quickly.
When Qiqi was eight months old, he always had bruises. We took him to many hospitals in the town but got nothing. A doctor said that it might be due to hemophilia, and he suggested us to do an examination in a better hospital in the bigger cities. We then went to Chengdu to seek for answer; a few days later, we got the result: Qiqi was diagnosed as type A hemophilia. Undoubtedly, it was a bold from the blue for our poor family.
Anyway, we knew we had to seek any method to cure this cute boy. As our family condition is very poor, we couldn't afford coagulation factors. Every time Qiqi got bruised in his knees, he had to suffer pain all the time. As Qiqi had a lack of due treatment, his knees were bruised seriously and couldn't even walk for some time.
In 2012 we went for a lecture held in Chengdu by the Hemophilia Home in Sichuan, and people from it told us that the Beijing Xiehe Hospital could treat hemophilia. We applied for loans from a bank and took our child to Beijing for curing methods. Now Qiqi is under good treatment and we encountered members from the Hemophilia Home of China. They told us that we could apply for the Ocean Heaven Aiding Project, which gave us new hope for curing Qiqi and lead him back to a normal life. We really hope our child can be cured and live happily forever, and we also sincerely thank people who are selflessly devoted to help hemophilia patients.
Original article was written by the Zheng Liu, translated by Shishi Ma, and edited by US interns Emily Cheng and Kevin Mo.
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