20-Year old Seeks Financial Assistance for Overseas Treatment

Monday, June 16, 2008
The family of Kani Sowe, a 20-year old from Niamina Batti-Njul, are seeking assistance from donors, philanthropists, Government and NGO's to help finance her trip abroad for medical treatment.

A medical report prepared at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital and seen by The Point states thatKani is suffering from mital stenosis. According to the conclusion of the report, the mital stenosis is severe.

When she presented at the RVTH as an out-patient Kani Sowe was complaining of excretional dyspnea which was relieved on resting, a productive cough at night - blood streaked, palpitation, weight loss and loss of appetite. As a result of her diagnosis Kani Sowe must now travel abroad for treatment. Anyone wishing to help can contact Hassan Sowe on the following numbers 9948341, 9811271, 9818579, 6438648 or 7256964.

Author: By Pa Modou B. O. Bojang & Ebrima Gillen
Source: Picture: Kani Sowe