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Nika is a miracle baby from Haiti, currently living in America receiving medical care. She was born with hydranencephaly, meaning her cerebral hemispheres were absent at birth and were replaced with cerebrospinal fluid, leaving her with 0.5% total brain tissue. This fluid build up caused hydrocephalus, which in turn caused her head circumference to continue to increase until she arrived in America in May (2015) to have neurosurgery to implant a shunt (a device that allows the CSF fluid to drain properly). With only 3% chance to survive after birth and only 1% chance to survive until 1yr old, she has defied the odds in astounding ways, she is now a beautiful 4yr old with a big personality.
Not only is she living everyday with a condition that by definition says it is "not conducive to life", she's also battled severe malnutrition caused by the abuse and gross neglect of her biological family. By the time she was 11mths old, she was an emaciated 6lbs (most of that tiny weight was actually the fluid in her head). She fought hard and began to gain weight and strength, praise God. To say she is a "little warrior", is quite an understatement... because of God's amazing love for us, He continues to allow us to witness miracles on earth as we see Nika thrive and do things she's "not supposed to be able to do"... like smile, laugh, recognize certain people around her, show emotion, live, and much more.
She and her legal guardian, a missionary to Haiti, have been in America since the end of May 2015. They live in Louisiana where they work with local healthcare professionals and hospitals to meet all of Nika's many medical needs. Please consider giving a gift to help Nika stay in America where she is continuing to make improvements and is cherished. Join us in believing in her potential and valuing her life by helping to meet some of these crucial medical needs.
We give all the glory, honor, and praise to God for the many wondrous things He has done for us! He is good!