Healing Little Hearts in Egypt

Country of Focus

Gift of Life International is proud to partner with Gift of Life Egypt to provide hope to Egyptian children with heart disease. Since 2017, we came together to provide care to over 100 precious Egyptian children . We are thankful for the partnership of Gift of Life Northeast Ohio and the Rotary Club of Giza Metropolitan and the Rotary Foundation. All surgeries are performed by Rotarian Dr. Hesham Shawky at the Cairo University Hospital.

Accomplishments to Date:

101 Children Treated
$ 262K Invested

Focus in 2020:

Providing care to many more Egyptian children with heart disease through Rotary Global Grants and our partnerships with Gift of Life Egypt, Gift of Life Northeast Ohio, the Rotary Club of Giza Metropolitan and Cairo University Hospital.

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Impact of Your Donation


Could provide regular exams following surgery


Could provide medicines needed to ensure a healthy recovery


Could provide 6 months of nutritional assistance prior to surgery


Could provide one year of nutritional assistance following surgery