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Young Banaban girl - Jennifer Terikano has been diagnosed with end stage kidney disease which has resulted in the URGENT need for overseas life-saving medical treatment.
She first fell ill in December 2010 and now the family’s only option is to get her to India for a kidney transplant.
She needs to raise $60,000 for this urgent surgery and we call on all Banabans and friends to get behind efforts to help Jennifer.
Our Banaban community know Jennifer and her family and we need to support their efforts in trying to get Jennifer this urgent treatment before her health deteriorates to the stage that this life saving surgery is not an option.
Please find attached supporting letter from Fiji Red Cross.
Donations can be sent to:
Jennifer Terikano Manikaoti
Account Number: 109 48282
To Receive funds sent from overseas please include:
ANZ Swift Code: ANZ BFJFX
25 Victoria Parade, Suva Fiji
WESTERN UNION to:
Jennifer Terikano Manikaoti (Passport ID)
Please contact Jennifer direct to advise paymet details.
We are hoping that church and community clubs will also assist with fund raising for this important cause to help save Jennifer. Please share this with your friends and get behind our efforts to help her.
Ken Sigrah & Stacey King
ABARA BANABA - Banaba our homeland!
How old is Jennifer Terikano Manikoti? Who are her parents?
Manikaoti & Kamarube
9 AUGUST 2001 LATEST UPDATE
Jennifer has advised that: Fiji ministry of Health will pay the airfares for three passengers to India plus the visa fees and the Fiji Red Crosss will help to give $5000 FJdollars and lastly we have a fundraising this coming 10th wednesday 2011 its a dinner nite
LATEST UPDATE - GOOD NEWS
Mauri to All!
On behalf of my family I would like to thank members of our community, friends, and families for the support given to Terikano Jennifer Manikaoti on her overseas medical referral. The doctors in India carried out a successful kidney transplant yesterday. Terikano is recovering in hospital (India) along with her mother who donated one of her kidneys.
Kam bati n raba raora n baimi n ibuobuoki ma ami tataro.