Three children in Michigan have been orphaned because their parents died of COVID-19 within a few weeks
Three children who fled to the US to escape ISIS lost their mother and father to the corona virus within a few weeks.
Nada Ayram, 46, died on April 21 and her husband Nameer died on Monday.
They left son Nash, 20, and daughters Nadeen, 18, and Nanssy, 13, with no other family members to care for them in Michigan.
The parents were fine and healthy and then they just didn’t feel well, ”said Renee Yaldo of the Chaldean American Ladies of Charity Fox 2.
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Mother Nada Ayram, 46, died on April 21, and her husband Nameer, 52, died on Monday
Left, father Nameer Ayram is depicted with his daughters Nadeen, 18 and Nanssy, 13. Right, Nada Ayram, 46, is depicted with her son Nash, 20
The charity intervened to help the children in March when their parents were hospitalized.
While they were in IC, Nash and Nadeen also got sick.
“The two oldest children did and treated themselves at home while their parents were in the hospital,” said Yaldo.
The family moved from Iraq to the US in 2012 to escape the violence of ISIS.
“At home in her country, she was trained and had an engineering degree,” said Zeana Attisah, a friend of the family, W X Y Z.
A friend’s GoFundMe page stated that the mother had been denied care at Troy Beaumont and later went to St. John Ascension hospital by ambulance.
She was on a ventilator, had kidney failure, pneumonia, was septic, and had internal bleeding. Nash was the only one allowed to see his father in intensive care, even though this is usually prohibited due to social distance measures.
Both went to hospital in March, and the community took care of their children and helped with groceries and other shopping. Their oldest children had coronavirus but self-medicated at home
The family has no other family members in the US when they fled Iraq in 2012 to escape violence under ISIS
His sisters did not say goodbye before entering without money.
The GoFundMe page raised $ 145,021 from a $ 100,000 goal. The money has been transferred to a trust.
With no other family members in the U.S. and their ASG Automotive employee’s father gone, Nash’s responsibility for caring for Nash lies with Nash.
“Mom was a housewife, the father brought in all the money,” Yaldo said Fox 2. “He took care of the family; the children were basically treated as if they were on a pedestal. Mom cooked and prepared for them, drove them to school and took care of everything. So these children now have to learn a new way of life. ‘
The charity founded Friends of Nash so that people could donate money to the family.
The 20-year-old responsibility has fallen to take care of his family
“This fund that we’ve collected for them is going to be so important,” said Yaldo. “They need to worry for the rest of their lives, and we don’t want them to worry about the little things as they mourn the loss of their parents.”
Yaldo, chairman of the charity, said a family friend had linked them to the children. Previously, community members helped with groceries and other essentials.
“They’re not doing well,” said Yaldo Detroit News. “Nash is devastated and the girls don’t take it well. I mean, they lost both of their parents within weeks of each other. They had no idea that the day their parents left was the last time they would see them. ‘
She said the fundraising was originally set up with the aim of temporarily helping the children.
But now that they are orphans, the fundraising goal is limitless.
“We can’t put a number on it and we have no purpose, because frankly, what’s the purpose of the rest of these children’s lives?” she asked.
“It will be a continuous thing. We thought it was something that would help the family pay bills in the coming year as their parents recovered. The goal now is to make all three children adults. ‘
“Mom was a housewife, the father brought in all the money,” said the president of a charity that worked with the family. “He took care of the family; the children were really just treated as if they were on a pedestal ‘