In November, five children traveled to Shanghai to receive free cleft lip and palate surgeries at Fudan Hospital. A month before, Fudan contacted us to offer children in our programs these free surgeries to celebrate the opening of their new charitable organization, Bestway. We scrambled to line up the children in time to travel, knowing this was a wonderful opportunity to receive very quality repairs.
One of the major stumbling blocks we faced was finding caregivers to stay with the children in the hospital. Grace and Tony came from an orphanage in Guangdong Province where we recently started an education program, and there weren’t enough nannies from their orphanage to send on the trip. Read more.