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, more than 150 precious Egyptian children have been provided care for their heart ailments. We are thankful for the partnership of Gift of Life Northeast Ohio, the Rotary Club of Chagrin Valley,  the Rotary Club of Giza Metropolitan, the Rotary Foundation and the many additional partners who have contributed to healing these hearts through three Rotary Global Grants. All surgeries are performed by Rotarian Dr. Hesham Shawky and his team at the Cairo University Hospital.

Accomplishments to Date:

156 Children Treated
$ 417K Invested

Focus in 2021:

Providing care to many more Egyptian children with heart disease through Rotary Global Grants and our partnerships with Rotarians and like-minded partners. 

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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