To help children live a healthier more joyful life, the Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation partners with organizations throughout the world to provide surgeries, funding for medical research, health equipment, and more.
Meng Yao and her twin sister were preterm babies, weighing only 4.5 pounds, and were given a slim chance of survival by physicians. Meng Yao especially was not expected to live after being diagnosed with severe complex congenital heart disease. She suffered high fevers and cried in pain incessantly. Her parents used nearly all of their savings to pay for treatment at Shanghai Children's Hospital of Fudan University.
When your skin is as fragile as butterfly wings and tears, blisters and scabs at the slightest touch, sight-seeing at a popular tourist attraction, or any outdoor excursion for that matter, is a risky proposition to your health. Nu Skin Taiwan employees and sales leaders were confident they could provide a tourist-like experience to patients who suffer from such a rare skin condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) without posing a health risk – and they did.
Chanida Limpanaporn, who is lovingly called “Kade” by her family, will be 12-years-old in October. While having a birthday every year is common for some families, the Limpanaporn family of Bangkok, Thailand doesn’t take the milestone for granted considering Kade nearly died in infancy.
Htet Htoo of Singapore was diagnosed with a heart condition when he was only seven days old. His family was deeply saddened by the news because the condition slowed his growth and development as compared with other children his age. In fact, at the age of 1-years-old he was still unable to crawl.
Dayangku Nur Rifqah Binti struggled for her life with a congenital heart defect that could only be corrected with surgery. Thanks to the Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund, Dayangku’s struggle became easier from an open heart surgery in January 2014 that gave her a second chance. Now the toddler is among more than 5,850 children whose lives have been saved from corrective heart surgeries funded by Nu Skin Southeast Asia sales leaders who have committed to donating one percent of their monthly commissions to CHF.