Despite completing two major surgeries performed in Bosnia and Serbia at 7 and 18 months old, Helena now needs to embark on a complex series of treatments over the next 10 years. It is critical that this begins now. She is scheduled for her next surgery on November 18 2018 at Schön Klinik in Vogtareuth, Germany, as this type of medical treatment is simply not available in her home country Bosnia and Herzegovina. Any delay will make her full recovery unlikely.
Helena’s family is entirely reliant on the aid, compassion and support of others to give Helena the chance to be able to walk and play normally like other little girls. The Schön Klinik is one of the best hospitals in the world for this specialized treatment and is the family’s source of hope during these difficult times.
We are hoping to raise $72,000 for this immediate phase of her treatment in 2018 and 2019.
The breakdown of the estimated one-year treatment and costs is available here.
This would cover the cost of her care at Schön Klinik as well as transportation/accommodation costs for Helena and her parents for follow up appointments. The total 10-year cost is likely to be $175,000.
In the interest of full transparency, the Sekulic family is offering to share all the hospital bills and expenses that are lying ahead of them and Helena in the near future.
A little bit about Helena: she is a loving, cheerful and resilient little girl. She is extremely social and compassionate with others. When she’s not in her kindergarten, Helena likes to run her own ‘’daycare’’ at home with her parents, 7-month old brother Dusan and her puppy Bobby-Jerry as her full-time students.
Please help dear Helena!
Time is of the essence – her travel and treatment cannot begin until the funding goal is reached.
Let’s gather our resources to give Helena the chance to walk and run through a happy childhood!
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