Posts by Liska
Little Si turns 3!
Little Si was our very first baby at the Butterfly Palliative Home. When he first came to us nobody expected him to reach the age of one and yet he has now celebrated his 3rd birthday! Happy birthday to a very special little guy!Read More
Smangi – our well-behaved gentleman
Smangi is a very quirky 4 year old boy. He was his mother’s twelfth baby and was diagnosed with a condition called Hydrocephalus (fluid on the brain). Smangi was abandoned at hospital soon after his palliative diagnosis and moved around between care positions until finally finding his forever family at Butterfly Home. Because of his…Read More
Sunny – her name and her personality!
Sunny is exactly what her name says – sunshine! She is a very happy and i inquisitive 5 year old girl with Down Syndrome. Apart from Down Syndrome, Sunny is also in heart failure. She however doesn’t let anything stand between her and having a good time! Sunny loves singing and dancing and is also…Read More
Yazzie – our bundle of joy
Yazzie is a bubbly 1-year-old with a very friendly and joyful personality. Yazzie came to us as a tiny, very poorly 4-month-old who was in acute heart failure. She has since developed so much and is able to walk and talks non-stop. Her heart failure is being managed well and she loves playing with her…Read More
Little Si – A Story of Hope
Early January 2018, the Bells received a phone call from friends at The Almond Tree baby home in Benoni about an abandoned baby with possible Down Syndrome. Since the Bells were known to have adopted their son with Down Syndrome, the hope was that they would consider adopting another little one. Si, estimated at around…Read More