last update: 16-11-2019

 

 
 

Story of Kamran

MAHAK children who are in the remission phase have always been a symbol of hope for our ever expanding family, children and their families battling pediatric cancer. Kamran is among these heroes and heroines who suffered from cancer at the age of 13 and lost his left leg while coping with his disease. Losing the leg never caused him to lose his hope and as a result, now at the age of 21, he

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Story of Jamshid

I am following the trace of his look. He is staring through the half open curtains of the Mahak hospital welcome room at the surrounding mountains. His eyes are eagerly searching the rocks and he says, “ At a height of 3850 m on Alamkooh, there is a shelter which is called Sarchal. Surrounding it, there are many summits that are higher than 4000 m such as Siahkaman, Takhtsoleiman, Siahgook, Siahsang…. There is

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Story of Saeed

“Saeed Nasiri, Vice world champion in the field of Weight Lifting”Saeed Nasiri won second place in the world championship of  weight lifting. He is 27 years old and has been a member of the national weight lifting team in Iran for two years. He first began the sport at the age of 15 in 2004. He tells his story with bright eyes and a lot of  excitement.: “ Have you ever watched the

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Story of Kimia

"Kimia is the fictional name given to the girl whose story we are about to tell" The social workers room is so crowded. I look around searching the faces, looking for a face that I would recognize as the face of a young child who had been a patient in MAHAK years ago.Suddenly one of the social workers calls out to me, I approach her, and see that she is talking to a young

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