Meet the Children

Zion's Cancer Journey

Zion was a 3-year-old diagnosed with Extra-ocular Retinoblastoma of the right eye in the year 2020. His father is a Factory worker while his mom sells foodstuffs just outside their rented apartment but had to stop due to finances.

Zion started developing cataract like symptom on his right eye and also fever in February 2020 and had been through several treatments, surgery, and chemotherapy at different hospitals.

His treatment was halted during to the COVID-19 Lockdown but immediately the lock down ended, he was taken back to the hospital to continue treatment. He had Surgery and Radiotherapy done in 2022 through the support of the foundation and his follow up care in partnership with Bella Disu Foundation through our Pediatric Cancer Access Program (PCAP).

Zion was a very active child and had a very high chance of survival. However, due to a brief illness before his next chemotherapy session, he gained his Angel Wings in September 2022.