My name is Siphiwokuhle, I am four years old and I have been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia now I need a blood stem cell donor to live. When I kept getting sick, my grand aunt took me to the doctor for tests, that's when they found that I have this rare life-threatening blood cancer.
My mother has done everything she can to help me now we need you to help me.
“I’ve already lost my mother and sister and my daughter has been my anchor through it all. Now my entire world is falling apart, again. I’m doing everything within my power to give her the best life and I pray every day that people register to help save my little angel,” pleads my mother, Simphiwe.
What is Acute Myeloid Leukaemia?
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) is a rare type of blood cancer that affects my body’s ability to produce white blood cells which help my immune system fight infections and diseases.
Only 60% of children under the age of 15 with AML live at least five years after the cancer is found and often a blood stem cell transplant to survive.
FACTS ABOUT BLOOD CANCER AND REGISTERING TO BECOME A BLOOD STEM CELL DONOR
All costs related to the donation process are taken care of by DKMS Africa.
You will not be asked to pay for anything.