Safa Soud’s Arrival in Los Angeles, California

On Friday, November 23, 2012, 14 year old amputee Safa Soud and her father, Ibrahim Msoud, arrived in Los Angeles, California. Safa will be treated at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Los Angeles for a left leg amputation that she sustained in August 2011 in her hometown of Zliten, Libya. In August 2011, Safa was caught in crossfire between pro and anti-Gaddafi forces and received a bullet to her left leg while on the roof of a house that her family was seeking refuge in during the 2011 Libyan revolution.

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Ahmed Salem with his Final Prosthetic Hand

On Friday, October 12, 2012, CLAF treasurer, Halema Buzayan, visited 15 year old injured child Ahmed Salem at the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House (LARMH). Shriners Hospitals for Children – Los Angeles fitted Ahmed with his final prosthetic earlier that week. Ahmed and his uncle departed from Los Angeles and headed back to Libya on Monday, October 15, 2012. CLAF would like to express our thanks to Shriners Hospitals for Children, the LARMH, and all of our friends and donors for making all of this possible for Ahmed. To learn more about Ahmed’s story, please click here. To watch our latest interview with Ahmed, please click here.

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Ahmed Practicing Use of his Prosthetic Hand

CLAF treasurer, Halema Buzayan, visited 15 year old injured child Ahmed Salem on Friday, September 14, 2012 at the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House. This was the first week that Ahmed practiced using his prosthetic hand. To learn more about Ahmed, please click here

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Iftar Dinner with Ahmed Salem at SALAM Community Center

In August of 2012, Ahmed Salem attended an iftar event at the SALAM community center in Sacramento, California. To learn more about Ahmed, please click here

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Ahmed Salem Visits Office of CLAF Attorney, Mr. William Copper

In August of 2012, 15 year old injured child Ahmed Salem visited the office of Mr. William Copper. To learn more about Ahmed, please click here

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