Muskan (cleft lip-palate repair project)
Muskan was started in 2017 by APPNA Social Welfare committee in collaboration with APPNA Ohio social welfare committee. Project was started at Faisalabad, Quetta, Peshawar and Karachi and over last two years almost 400 surgeries are done free of cost to patients and their families.
Please help us continue this project with your help and support and change someone’s life and bring smile on their face.
Please donate today for this Zakat worthy project and change someone’s life
Cost/child: $250 (including all expenses).
Please donate on line or send checks addressed to
APPNA Ohio SWDR and in memo mention cleft lip/palate project and mail checks to
APPNA Ohio, P. O. Box 882, New Albany, OH 43054
Project Status: Project is going on at:
1. Faisalabad (Dr. Prof. Zahid Nagra at Abdullah Med Complex hospital)
2. Quetta (Dr. Prof Manzoor Hussain at Quetta Hospital)
Project: Incidence of cleft lip/palate in Pakistan is 1 in 500 live births and most of them die in childhood if untreated. Unfortunately because of widespread poverty and lack of resources, access to surgery and rehabilitation especially for poor is nonexistent. Early detection and timely surgery is the key. One surgery can change life of a child but only if parents can afford. Project Outline: We plan to provide this service free of charge to poor who cannot afford. Our program do include a package/child including screening patients, initial assessment, cost of corrective surgery which will include all hospital expenses, operation room expenses and compensation to surgeon and anesthesiologist (if needed), hospital stay, medications, management of complications and follow up visits/services including speech pathology etc. We will have oversight on each program and will regularly update our donors. We need your help and support to make our projects a success for many more years to come.