About our Children

About our Children

Healed hearts.

Over 1.3 million children are born each year with a congenital heart defect and 93% are born in a country that cannot provide them with the needed treatment. Gift of life strives to bring medical care and just as important, hope, to these children and their families.

Over the past 4 decades, Rotarians, healthcare professionals, volunteers and like-minded organizations have provided hope to more than 37,000 children from 80 countries on 5 continents.

Stories about the children Gift of Life International has helped heal from Congenital heart defects throughout the years.

Countries Where
Our Children Live

A.

1.  Afghanistan
2.  Albania
3.  Azerbaijan

B.

4.  Bangladesh
5.  Belize
6.  Bolivia
7.  Brazil
8.  Burkina Faso

C.

9.  Cambodia
10.  China
11.  Colombia
12.  Cote d’Ivoire

D.

13. Democratic Republic of Congo
14. Dominican Republic

E.

15.  Ecuador
16.  Egypt
17.  El Salvador
18.  Ethiopia

G.

19.  Galapagos Islands
20.  Georgia
21.  Ghana
22.  Grenada
23.  Greece
24.  Guatemala
25.  Guinea
26.  Guyana

H.

27.  Haiti
28.  Honduras
29.  Hungary

I.

30.  India
31.  Indonesia
32.  Iraq
33.  Ireland
34.  Italy

J.

35.  Jamaica
36.  Jordan

K.

37.  Kazakhstan
38.  Kenya
39.  Kosova

L.

40.  Lebanon
41.  Liberia

M.

42.  Malaysia
43.  Mexico
44.  Mongolia
45.  Morocco
46. Myanmar

N.

47.  Nicaragua
48.  Nigeria
49.  North Korea

P.

50.  Pakistan
51. Palestine
52.  Panama
53.  Peru
54.  Philippines
55.  Poland
56.  Portugal

R.

57. Romania
58.  Russia

S.

59.  St. Kitts
60.  Serbia
61.  Sierra Leone
62. Somaliland
63.  South Africa
64.  South Korea
65.  Sri Lanka
66.  Syria

T.

67.  Tajikistan
68.  Tanzania
69. The Gambia
70.  Timor-Leste
71.  Trinidad & Tobago

U.

72.  Uganda
73.  Ukraine
74.  Uzbekistan

V.

75.  Venezuela
76.  Vietnam

Y.

77.  Yugoslavia

Z.

78.  Zambia
79.  Zanzibar
80.  Zimbabwe

Child Sponsorship

Opportunities to heal another little heart

$1,000

Could provide a diagnostic catheterization procedure

$2,500

Could provide a interventional catheterization procedure

$6,000

Could provide a child with open-heart surgery