52,560 babies every year are born with a deadly birth defect that takes part or all of their lungs. 144 each day worldwide. Only those born in high-income countries will survive Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH).
CDH occurs when a baby's diaphragm fails to form, allowing organs to enter the chest cavity and preventing lung growth. It
CDH International is a 25 year old global non-profit started by the desperate parents of these children, searching for support, information and a way to save future children. With only $250,000 in funding each year, this organization has moved mountains and continues to but these families need financial support and these children need research.
This year, Covid-19 has hit our charity hard. From drastically reducing donations to causing families to not have place to stay while in the hospital to infecting some of our families... we are struggling to survive the pandemic and continue our work. We realize everyone is struggling and we are asking you for your help without cost by just voting.