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SOS CALL: Two-year-old girl needs €18,000(GH¢152,000) to undergo cochlear implant surgery

SOS CALL: Two-year-old girl needs €18,000(GH¢152,000) to undergo cochlear implant surgery

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A two-year-old girl in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi is in dire need of an amount of €18,000 to enable her to undergo a cochlear implant surgery.


In an interview with legendary blogger, Boateng Ameyaw, the mother of the child, Mrs. Ellen Ankamah revealed that her daughter, Maame Akosua Abono Boateng has been in this situation since child birth.


According to report from medical doctors at Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, the girl has been diagnosed with severe to profound hearing loss in both ears. Due to this, doctors have prescribed high powered hearing aids in the interim to keep the auditory nerve working.
The doctors added that the girl needs a permanent treatment and the cochlear impanty surgery is the best solution. This surgery should be performed before age six(6) to enable her acquire speech.

A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing.

The implant consists of an external portion that sits behind the ear and a second portion that is surgically placed under the skin.

It gives access to sound by by-passing the non-functioning parts of the ear and electrically stimulating the cochlea, which is the inner part of the ear.

They are appealing to benevolent individuals and organisations to assist them foot the surgical bills.

Donations can be made to:

Ecobank(Stadium Branch)
Account Number: 1441001666325
Account Name: Ellen Ankamah

Mobile Money(MTN)
Number: 0249559419
Name: Ellen Ankamah

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