Wayana...We Love You

Our beloved, magical 9-year-old Capricorn, universal little sister, girl-child Wayana is very ill.

She was recently diagnosed with leukemia and is now receiving aggressive chemotherapy and bone marrow therapies at Bronson Children’s Hospital in Kalamazoo.

Anyone who has had the joy of meeting and spending time with Wayana knows that she is a truly a special soul. She is wise beyond her years, creative, witty, oh so stylish, magnificent, strong & brave. Right now she is fighting from her core for her health and vitality.

Wayana’s mother Sokhna - yogini, midwife, doula, herbalist, artist, and priestess - has dedicated her adult life to raising her two children as a single mother, supporting the healing of countless women as well as lovingly caring for her brother, a war veteran for the past two years.

We are asking that Sokhna’s community band together in a circle of support to help during this time. Sokhna will need to put 100% of her energy into Wayana’s healing for an undetermined amount of time and will not be able to work to financially support herself & two children, Wayana & Kayenn.

This moment is calling on us to mother the mother.

At this point we will pause this current Wayana...We Love You GoFundMe campaign at $14,000, the maximum amount of money that an individual can receive as a gift before it becomes taxable. We are in the process of strategizing the best way to build a longer term support initiative for the family.

Please sign up below to receive information on how you can continue to support Wayana and her family.


Here are some affirmations for Wayana:

My red blood cells are healthy
My immune system is vibrant
My attitude is good
I can conquer leukemia

Wayana, Wayana, Wayana..We Love You!

Lots of love and deep gratitude,

April, Aisha, Cynthia & Willow

  • shreya malena-sannon 
    • $100 
    • 64 mos
  • Cynthia Jimenez 
    • $40 
    • 64 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 64 mos
  • Michael Orbach 
    • $5 
    • 64 mos
  • Ryan Gage 
    • $20 
    • 64 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Willow Allen Joffee 
New York, NY
Sokhna Heathyre Mabin 

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