Lissette was born with a cleft lip. Although her mother, Haide could not afford surgery for her baby, she was not going to give up nor trust just any foundation to operate on her child. A former student of social work, Haide researched the foundations that offered free surgery. She chose Rotaplast because of our reputation and results. Rotaplast has been coming to Peru for five consecutive years. Lissette will receive a surgery that will take approximately 1 and 1/2 hours and will change her life forever.
Leonel Atpoma Chumbe was born 4 months ago with a right unilateral cleft lip. His mother, Doris, 20, heard a radio advertisement promoting this Rotaplast mission to Lima. Although they live in a mountain province called Huancayo, they traveled the 8 hours in hopes Rotaplast could help Leonel. We will. One and one half hours of surgery will change Leonel's life forever.
Andre, 5 months old, lives with his parents and seven siblings in Chucampa province, 12 hours away from Lima. They were unable to get to Lima for opening clinic. We evaluated Andre on the first day of surgery. He is in need of a right cleft lip repair. Andre was scheduled for surgery for the next day.
Eydam is a beautiful boy of 4 years old. He looks like a normal little guy but inside his month Eydam needs a repair to his soft palate so he may eat normally. Eydam will receive surgery; one and one half hours later, his life will be changed forever.