As featured on CNN’s Inside Africa hosted by Isha Sesay, a young boy named Blessing placed a cell-phone battery in his mouth which detonated, obliterating his tongue, teeth & jawbone. You can help!

Operation of Hope has searched for and found volunteer doctors from Sharps Hospital in San Diego, California which are willing to donate their time and talent. Operation of Hope is making an appeal to raise the associated funds needed to complete this surgery. Items include dental work, transportation, food, housing and post-operative medical care. To make a donation and help Blessing, from Zimbabwe, with the surgery he so desperately needs, please click the donate button, or call (949) 463-1795 or e-mail us at