EagleWatch – how do we provide medical help

EagleWatch – how do we provide medical help

It is always when one person is sick the whole family suffers. There are thousands of people in IDP camps and outside of them that need some sort of procedures and medical attention. More often then not they have to pay to see the doctor and families that have just gone through the war are not able to afford this. In most cases the cost of the entire procedure sums up to few thousand of Polish zlotys. Of course, every case is different. Some are more complicated, some are easy to be dealt with. We are happy that we were able to help in some of them because most of those families had no one to turn to. Two years ago we were telling you about Quassim’s case, a young boy that was diagnosed with a life threatening conditio affecting the digestive system. We have financed three medical procedures that made him feel better. Last year we have helped Khoke who injured her spine during an escape from Sinjar. We have met both of them during our visits in Iraq. Today I want you to meet another two people that have gotten better thanks to your suport. They have escaped a Sinjar massacre, now they live in the Esiyan IDP camp and need help Shamy, a 64 – years old woman is the first of them. She needen a fairly easy procedure of removing a gallbladder. 1500 PLN that was needed for the operation was far out of her reach even though she was in pain for several months. Shamy was left alone when her husband died and her...