Smile Stories

Smile Stories

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We have made it our humble MISSION to give children a second chance at life. By sowing the seed of hope in their hearts, we give them the courage to triumph over their disease and look forward to a better future.

 

Get to know some of the children whose live you have touched.


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Ashwini Cassandra Alagamalai, 6 Years Old
Ranau, Sabah

 

Ashwini is the youngest from 7 siblings. Her father is self employed as a supplier of 3 in 1 coffee with the monthly income of RM1500.00, while her mother is a fulltime housewife. Patient's eldest sister is currently study in college. Ashwini’s second brother works as a cleaner with the monthly income of RM500.00 and her other siblings still in school. They lives in a wooden house. Thanks to Nu Skin, Ashwini underwent a successful Fontan surgery. Her parents would like to extend their gratitude to Nu Skin for giving their daughter another chance to smile again.

 


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Alston Look Hong Yao, 3 Months Old
Segamat, Johor

 

Alston Look is the youngest from his 3 siblings. His father works as a lorry driver with the monthly income of RM2,000. While Alston’s mother is a fulltime housewife and they live in their own house. Thanks to Nu Skin, Alston underwent a successful VSD Closure surgery. He admitted on 4th March and he survived the heart surgery and is smiling every day now.

 


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Muhammad Alif Haikal Salim, 11 Years Old
Kulai, Johor

 

Muhammad Alif is 10 years old and he is the youngest from his four siblings. His father is a Felda settler with the monthly income of RM1200. While her mother is a fulltime housewife. Patient and his family living in their own house with the monthly instalment of RM150.00. Alif's father is paying for his car instalment which costs RM400 monthly. Thanks to Nu Skin, Muhammad Alif underwent a successful heart surgery and he is now recovered with a happy smile every day.

 


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Maryam Insyirah Binti Muhammad Muizzuddin, 7 Months Old
Dungun, Terengganu

 

Maryam Insyirah is the only child in the family. Her father is currently a practical student in civil service administration and her mother is a housewife. Maryam was born with a hole in the heart – Ventricular Septal Defect and she needs to undergo VSD closure (to close the hole in the heart). Maryam was referred from Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahihah Kuala Terengganu. She was admitted on 23 January 2018 and was discharged on 6 February 2018. Thanks to Nu Skin, Maryam underwent a successful surgery and giving her a chance to smile again.

 


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Nurul Irdina Sofia Binti Nurul Faizal, 6 Months Old
Kluang, Johor

 

Nurul Irdina is the only child in the family. Her father works as a lorry driver with the monthly income of RM2,000 and her mother is a housewife. Nurul Irdina was born with Pulmonary atresia and Tricuspid atresia and she needs BT Shunt, which is an artificial tube is to be added to improve her blood flow to the lungs. She was admitted on 28 January 2018 and was discharged on 13 February 2018. Thanks to Nu Skin, she is smiling more now that she has recovered.

 


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Tang Luo Han, 7 Months Old
Kuala Lumpur

 

Tang Luo Han, he is the youngest child in the family and he was born with Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD). He needs to undergo VSD closure to close the hole in the heart. Luo Han’s father is a self-employed who sells computer games while his mother is a housewife. Tang Luo Han has one older brother who aged 7 years old. He was admitted on 8 March 2018 and was discharged on 14 March 2018. With Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund, Luo Han underwent Ventricular Septal Defect closure surgery successfully.

 


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Sam Jia Ler, 6 Months Old
Selangor

 

Sam Jia Ler is the youngest child in the family and he was born with Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD). He needs to undergo VSD closure to close the hole in his heart. Sam Jia Ler’s father works as a contractor while her mother works as a clerk. He has one older brother aged 8 years old and studying in primary school currently. He was admitted on 16 April 2018 and was discharged on 29 May 2018. With the help from Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children Fund, he underwent his VSD closure treatment and he has gained back his smile again now.

 


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Hadiff Bin Suhaili, 1 Month Old
Kuala Lumpur

 

Hadiff is 1 month old and he is the youngest in the family. Hadiff was born with Coarctation of the Aorta (Co-Ao), Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and he needs repair of coarctation, VSD and ASD closure. He was referred from Hospital Ampang to Gleneagles KL. Hadiff’s father works as a senior operation supervisor and his mother works as an admin. Hadiff has two older sisters who aged 4 and 6 years old. Thanks to Nu Skin, he was admitted on 10 May 2018 and was discharged on 23 May 2018. Now, he has gained back his smile again.

 


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Anis Suraya Binti Shahrizan, 4 Years Old
Pahang

 

Anis Suraya is 4 years old and she is the youngest of her 4 siblings. Anis Suraya's father works at a mill factory with the monthly income of RM2,100.00. Patient's mother is a full time housewife. Anis’s father is paying for the fee of the house instalment of RM250.00 monthly. Thanks to Nu Skin, Anis was admitted on 5 May and underwent VSD Closure treatment successfully. She survived the heart treatment and is smiling every day now.

 


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Haziqa Syazwin Binti Nor Azahar, 5 Years Old
Pontian, Johor

 

Haziqa Syazwin is the eldest children from her 3 siblings. She and her family staying in a house with the monthly rental of RM300. Haziqa Syazwin 's father works as a technician with the monthly income of RM1900 and her mother is a full time housewife. With Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund assistance, Haziqa Syazwin was able to go for the PDA Occlusion treatment. She is now recovering from the operation and gain back her smile in her life.

 


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Davianna Thanendhren (PP), 4 Years Old
Puchong, Selangor

 

Davianna is 4 years old and she is the only child in her family. Previously, Davianna's father also received his treatment in Institut Jantung Negara (IJN) due to heart attack. After recovering from his treatment, Davianna’s father works as a freelance mechanic with the monthly income of RM3000.00 while patient's mother is a full time housewife. With the help from Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children Fund, Davianna underwent PDA Occlusion treatment and she has gained back her smile again now.

 


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Derrick Tai Yu Tang, 1 Year Old
Selangor

 

Derrick Tai is 1 years old and he is the only child in his family. He was born with Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF). Derrick's father works as a plumber with the monthly income of RM1900.00 while his mother is not working currently. They are living together with Derrick’s grandparent. He was admitted on 4 May 2018 and underwent Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) successfully . He is smiling more now that he has recovered.

 


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Muhammad Ashraf Bin Abdul Rashid, 7 Years Old
Pahang

 

Muhammad Ashraf is 7 years old and he is the eldest child in his family. Muhammad Ashraf's father works as a factory worker with monthly income of RM1700.00. He and his family is staying in the house that provided by the employee. Muhammad Ashraf's father has a car with monthly instalment of RM150.00. With the help from Nu Skin, Muhammad Ashraf was admitted to IJN on 19 May 2018, he underwent Atrial septal defect (ASD) and Mitral Valve Replacement (MVR) treatment. He is now recovering from the operation and gain back his smile in his life.

 


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Ding Chang Foo, 10 Years Old
Perak

 

Ding Chang Foo is 10 years old and he is the only child in his family. Chang Foo's father is working in a factory with the monthly income of RM1200. While his mother is a full time housewife. With the limited monthly income from Chang Foo’s father, the family is only able to make ends meeting the basic needs of the household. Thanks to Nu Skin, Chang Foo underwent a heart catheterization procedure successfully. He was admitted on 19 June 2018. He is smiling more now that he has recovered.

 


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Cham Yuchen, 3 Years Old
Selangor

 

Yuchen is 3 years old and he is the youngest of her 4 siblings. Her father is self employed with the monthly income of RM1500. While Yuchen’s mother is a full time housewife and taking care of Yuchen and her family. They are staying in her grandparent house in Selangor currently. With Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund assistance, Yuchen was able to go for the ASD Occlusion treatment. She is now recovering from the operation and gain back her smile in her life.

 

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