Jean & Jeanne

Treatment of undernutrition

Date of birth

August 10th, 2021

Start of care

August 2021

Medical history

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Their story

Jean and Jeanne’s mom passed away during childbirth due to severe anemia. The dad’s sister and a friend decided to take care of the children. The twin’s dad is currently unemployed. He lives with his mother, who is unable to look after the children.

The twins were born underweight and have both lost weight since birth. When we first met them, at 9 days of life, Jean weighed 1.9 kg and Jeanne 2.03 kg.

We are now supporting them through the donation of artificial milk and regular check-ups at the Graines d’Espoir center.

Would you like to support the children?

Project and main actions

  • Weekly check-ups at the Graines d’Espoir center.
  • Donations of artificial milk.

Updates

September 27th, 2021

The twins Jean and Jeanne also continue to gain weight. At 6 weeks, they weigh 2.92 kg and 3.12 kg respectively. ⁠

 

September 19th, 2021

The twins Jean and Jeanne have gained a lot of weight thanks to the donations of artificial milk: Jean has gained 540 g in two weeks and Jeanne has gained 510 g! At 5 weeks, they weigh 2.70 kg and 2.92 kg respectively.

 

August 30th, 2021

Since we first met them, both Jean and Jeanne have gained weight. In two weeks, Jean has gained 260 grams and weighs 2.16 kg. Jeanne has gained 380 g and weighs 2.41 kg.

 

Contact us

70A Impasse de l’Amiradou
83190 Ollioules, France

+33 6 61 73 08 64

(English contact)