She has some white hair on her forehead when she was born. She was then diagnosed with Waardenburg Syndrome. One of the symptoms of the syndrome is that she has hearing difficulties. Both her ears require to undergo artificial cochlear implant surgery. Her parents hope that the generous public can help to accumulate RM75,000 for her surgery.
Wong Xin Yi, who is from Cheras, KL was born in 26th of August 2019. Doctor realised that the baby and her mother has white hair at the front of their head and suggested genetic test.
After genetic test, she was confirmed to have Waardenburg Syndrome. The syndrome caused her eyes to be further apart, wide nose, white hair, Heterochromia iridum, and in certain serious cases, it will cause hearing problems.
When she was 3 months old, she had gone through a series of hearing test and had confirmed that she has hearing problems. Her condition can be improved via artificial cochlear implant surgery.
Due to the huge expenses, her parents requested to transfer to other hospital who provide assistance in artificial cochlear implanting. After a year of applications, no further updates were provided. As she ages, her parents is worried about her condition.
Her parents then came forward to seek help from One Hope Charity. Wong Xin Yi is lucky to have a generous individual who paid for one side of artificial cochlear implant surgery fee. She is still lacking of RM75,000 and hopes that the generous society can help.
Her mother, Pak Suit Ling, 30, stated that after her daughter were diagnosed with Waardenburg Syndrome, she only realised that she also has the syndrome. Her symptoms is not obvious and she has only a bunch of white hairs.
Wong Xin Yi's surgery cost which includes the artificial cochleae cost RM150,000. A generous individual had sponsored one side of her artificial cochlear implanting fee through One Hope Charity. Her parents can afford hospitalization and surgery fees, and the remaining fee of RM75,000 is not able to be paid by their parents. Hence, they hope that the generous society can provide assistance.
Wong Xin Yi's mother, Pak Suit Ling is a general executive. Her father Wong Jo Han had resigned after she was born as she require to go for checkup frequently. Their family monthly income is RM5,000.
After One Hope Charity went through her application, we decided to assist her to accumulate RM75,000 for her surgery. We hope that she can leave the world of silence after surgery and grow up like a normal child.
Family agrees to allow One Hope Charity to take charge of the fundraising and at the same time, accumulating the donations from the public. For enquiries, please contact our careline at 016-4192192 or 019-2322192.
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One Hope Charity & Welfare is a registered non-profit organization and founded in 2002 and previously, it was known as Pertubuhan Penganut Dewi Xi Wang Dian, Bukit Mertajam, Penang and was the first operation office dedicated in charity works.