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Wings and Wishes are saving children’s lives, one trip at a time. They provide transport for critically & chronically ill children to receive the medical care they need. The organisation established in 2006, is assisting Pelo Foundation to transport children and an accompanying guardian to reach any Busamed Private Hospital that has been earmarked to perform the children’s surgeries. Wings and Wishes transport the children no matter where they live.

On average 3 children and an accompanying adult are transported 7 days a week, 365 days a year to receive lifesaving care. Many are repeat, chronically ill patients who desperately rely on Wings & Wishes to help them continue with the battle of overcoming their illnesses – to live and fight for every day.

Wings & Wishes is all about building relationships. Their work is based on the relationships, which we have with medical staff at the various hospitals in South Africa. It is also based on the relationships, which we build with the families that they assist – and the children that crawl into their hearts.

Wings & Wishes ­– giving wings to children throughout South Africa to get better and lead healthy normal lives.

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