During the Marché de Noël 2014 edition, a total of RM158,500 was collected and equally split between 2 local associations : Make-A-Wish Malaysia and A-Heart-For-A-Heart.
Thanks to your generous partnership and donations, we donated RM79,250 to A-Heart-for-A-Heart in 2014, who supported 5 surgeries.
Rakeshan A/L Balamurukan – born : 6 July 2014
Rakeshan’s father works as a storekeeper and mother is a housewife. Rakeshan has an older sister. Rakeshan was born with a hole in the heart- Ventricular Septal Defect. The defect if not closed, can result irreversible damage to the lungs and affecting his quality of life.
Thanks to the contributions Rakeshan went for a corrective surgery on 17 January 2015 . Rakeshan is an active baby now, he is learning to walk , just made his first few steps and will be turning 1 soon.
Donation from Le Marché De Noël : RM40,000
Nisa’s father does odd jobs in his village to make ends meet and Nisa’s mother is a housewife. They have 3 other children. Nisa undergone corrective surgery on 12 May 2015 as she was born with Coarctation of the Aorta (narrowing of the main artery) and ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart) . Nisa requires a pacemaker to further improve her condition.
Thanks to our contributions Nisa had a pacemaker insertion done on 30 May 2015.
Donation from Le Marché De Noël : RM25,000
Louis’s father is a promoter while his mother works as a beauty consultant. They have 2 other children. Louis was born with Patent Ductus Arteriosus (an extra blood vessel) and Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in the heart) .
Thanks to our contributions Louis is enable to undergo corrective surgery to improve his quality of life. His surgery is scheduled to be on 23 June 2015.
Donation from Le Marché De Noël : RM17,000
Muhammad Alif Danial – born : 28 February 2014
Muhammad Alif’s father is an operation assistant and mother works as a clerk. They have 2 other children. Born with Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (TAPVD), blood flow returning from the lungs is draining abnormally.
He went through a surgery on 12 March 2014, to divert the blood flow from the lungs back to left upper chamber and another surgery in 29 September October 2015 to relieve obstruction of pulmonary blood flow. Muhammad Alif is a fighter, he recovered from both surgeries and is doing very well now.
Donation from Le Marche De Noel: RM18,340
Tarakeshwar – born : 2 March 2014
Tarakeshwar’s father works as a security guard and mother works as a teacher . Tarakeshwar , their only child, was born with Pulmonary Atresia with intact ventricular septum – the blood vessel to the lungs is completely disconnected from the right sided heart chamber as his right heart chamber is small and under developed.
Tarakeshwar has to go through corrective surgery in stages. He had the first surgery done on 4 April 2014 , and he went through another surgery in 30 October. Tarakeshwar is up and about now will be a big brother soon.
Donation from Le Marche De Noel: RM18,340
Like young girls her age, Farhannah likes all things princess especially Elsa from Frozen. She has watched “Frozen” several times and owns several Elsa dolls.
When MAWM met her, she even sang the Frozen theme song – “Let It Go” for the volunteers and told them how much she wants to be Princess Elsa and build her own a snowman.
To add to the theme, she wanted her family to dress like characters from Frozen as well.
MAWM had so much fun crafting this wish for Farhannah at I-city Snowalk.
Farhanah’s parents were delighted to see their daughter become a Princess even just for 1 day.
Donation from The Marché De Noël : RM3,000
Syahmi is a intelligent teenager who considers Bill Gates as one of his inspiration. Syahmi, who is bed-ridden had his wish granted at home in Melaka, joined by his beloved family and relatives.
Syahmi was presented with an item he longed for – a gaming laptop, headphones and mouse. To help him enjoy using the new laptop, a custom-made table was also made for Syahmi where he could put his laptop, drink and books!
Donation from The Marché De Noël : RM5,500
When presented with his laptop, Yusril was very thrilled to also see a Real Madrid jersey with his name and favourite number printed on it.
Yusril an avid Real Madrid fan used to play football & badminton before he was diagnosed. He can now continue with his favourite sports on his new laptop that he wished for.
To celebrate his Wish, MAWM brought Yusril and his family from Puchong for a scrumptious meal at the rotating restaurant in KL Tower . Yusril and his family were so mesmerised by the view of Kuala Lumpur city.
Donation from The Marché De Noël : RM4,500
Kamarul is an animal lover who always wanted to go to the zoo. As an enhancement to his wish, MAWM organized a ‘zoo-tastic’ day for him and his family to experience a fun day at Zoo Negara where he could see his favorite animal, the pandas!
Apart from see the animals up close, Kamarul also bought souvenirs to remind him of his trip to the zoo.
After the ‘zoo-tastic’ experience, Kamarul enjoyed his favourite meal at Chillis where we presented him with his PS3. The look on his face was priceless as he unwrap the gift.
Donation from The Marché De Noël : RM4,000
Mei San has heard others talk about Singapore and always wanted a visit there.
Mei San’s wish came true with the generosity of Axens. This timid little girl, plus her family of young siblings, got to fly to Singapore thanks to Firefly who sponsored the air tickets.
In Singapore, Mei San and her family went to Universal Studios where they had the most marvellous time going on the rides. Other activities on the itinerary were a visit to watch the nocturnal animals in Night Safari, Underwater World to greet the exclusive Pink Dolphins; it was a fun filled and memorable trip for Mei San indeed.
Mei San and her family live in Rawang and have not been outside Malaysia before. After the trip Mei San wrote a letter to thank her sponsors.
Donation from The Marché De Noël : RM13,000
Zakirah with Ovarian Yolk Sag Tumor at the tender age of 12 doesn’t allow her illness to defeat her. She continues to attend school and take part in sports. Her wish is to go to Tokyo Disneyland and hug Mickey and Minnie.
MAWM planned a memorable trip for Zakirah and her parents.
The Marché de Noël team came to the airport to meet them, and to wish her a safe trip. Zakirah was very happy, and we were gladly surprised when she offered us a beautiful card she made herself to thank us ! With some French words ! ! !
Donation from The Marché De Noël : RM35,000
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS CONTRIBUTION !