Every year in Ukraine, more than 4,000 children with heart disease undergo dangerous operations that are carried out using outdated methods. Now, children are benefiting from “Watsons Angels”, a CSR project by Watsons Ukraine. The aim of the project is to raise HKD775,000 to buy 36 tiny heart occluders – with them, patients do not need to suffer from complicated operations.
Yevgeniya Gapchinska, a Ukrainian artist and children’s literature illustrator, created unique magnets that are sold in Watsons stores all over Ukraine. Many customers have added their own contributions to this kind-hearted project. So far, we have raised almost HKD700,000 from the sale of the magnets, and 23 children have been saved.