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    Nuli pupil appeals for $12 000 for heart transplant in India


    BEITBRIDGE- Rinaye Nsingo (7) a grade two pupil at Nuli Primary School in Beitbridge who is carried on her aunt's back every day to and from school is appealing for $12 000 to enable him to undergo an operation in India for a heart  a heart transplant.
    Her aunt Sibongile Nsingo told The Mirror that Riyane was born with the condition and has been living on pain killers all his life.
     "He in most cases has swollen legs, chest problems and sometimes has difficulties in breathing.
     "Rinaye has been taking atenolol and frusemide medicine to ease his pain.
    "Local doctors have referred him to the Provincial Hospitals where he was advised to seek treatment in India, but we don't have the money hence the appeal to well-wishers for assistance," she said.
    The headmistress for Nuli Primary School Ivy Muleya wished the boy could quickly get assistance before the situation deteriorates further.
    "It is so disheartening that such an intelligent kid like Rinaye should go through such pain.
    "Her aunt carries him on her back to and from school every day.
    "Nsingo started his grade one here, now he is in grade two and he has on many occasions persuaded me to tell her guardian to stop bringing him to school.
    "He always complains that he is tired of being carried everyday to school.
    "I wish the family, friends and other well wishers to join hands in helping Rinaye raise the needed amount for his wellbeing," said Muleya.
    Well-wishers can contact his aunt on (+263) 784 423 744.local news
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