Stories About the Children

Mending Sarana’s Heart

As the mother of two healthy children, Narangarav knew in her heart that something was wrong with her newborn baby. After three weeks, a doctor confirmed her worst fears: Sarana had been born with a hole in her heart. Even worse, there was not a single hospital or surgeon in all of Mongolia who could [&hellip

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Healing Two Kinds of Heart Problems

When Nico and his grandmother, Nancy, traveled from La Paz, Bolivia, to the U.S. this past year, Nico’s parents were planning to divorce. But as the then 3-year-old boy prepared for heart surgery through our Children’s Heart Project, God was working on the spiritual heart problems of Nico’s parents. By the time the boy and [&hellip

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A Healed Heart Leads to a Divine Calling

Hilda Nalwanga had felt unwell for as long as she could remember. She longed to run and play with the children in her class in Uganda, but she became tired quickly. Her heart pounded hard and fast all the time. She got sick often. In December 2005, Hilda was visiting relatives during school break when [&hellip

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A Heart Healed Because of Jesus

Tears of fear turned to tears of excitement at a hospital in Minnesota in March. Akhsholpan Mambar had been waiting nearly two years for this moment that would change her life. In February 2015, Akhsholpan gave birth to a baby boy, Yernar. She and her husband, Serik, took him home to their mud house in [&hellip

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The Power of a Transformed Heart

In a little more than a year, Rodrigo’s life has completely changed. He came to the U.S. in October 2015 as a sick 15-year-old, barely able to walk. His mother, Nelida, had first noticed that something was wrong with him when he was just 2 months old. But no one believed her, and they lived [&hellip

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Moving the World with the Love of Jesus Christ

Sheena was 10 years old when she began to notice changes in her body. She had learned about adolescence at school, so she attributed her shortness of breath and chest pains to that. For a long time, she didn’t tell anyone how she felt. Eventually, her heart was beating so fast that the pain in [&hellip

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Celebrate 20 Years of Healed Hearts

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A Heart Patient Experiences a Renewed Future

Aloysius Cecilyo Watmon had heart surgery through the Children’s Heart Project and now helps teach in Heart Camps in Uganda. “Why me?” is the question that preoccupied my mind while I was growing up; the more times I asked myself that question, the further away the answer seemed. All I could see around me were [&hellip

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No Bridge, No Problem

In the remote countryside of Mongolia, more than 800 miles from the capital, is a small province called Uvs. In 2012, a child named Munkjargal was born there. When he developed an especially bad cold, his mother took him to the doctor. There they discovered that he had a heart defect. He turned blue when [&hellip

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Answered Prayer for a Bolivian Mother

Dr. Jimmy Lu originally screened Gustavo for a heart defect in Bolivia. When Gustavo was accepted for surgery in Michigan through the Children’s Heart Project, Jimmy became his host father for the five weeks he was in the U.S. for surgery and recovery. Throughout Gustavo’s stay, Jimmy chronicled the miracle that unfolded. The Beginning Tuesday, [&hellip

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