That's double the donations from FY2014, and an average of $4,583 donated per day.
Haley, Lizzy, and their pet rat, Beef, set off on a 48-state cross-country bike tour. Six months and 9,217 miles later, they raised $4,229 in donations to fund healthcare for 45 patients.Read their story
The majority of donors were under 34.
The five and seven-year-old siblings funded Sainder, a one-year old boy in Haiti born with cleft palate. Several months after donating to fund his treatment, Lucas and Helena still ask about Sainder by name. "I'm glad he has a healthy smile, like me," Lucas said.See the patient they supported
Donors from over 100 countries funded healthcare in 2015.
That's the distance of 18,835,200 stethoscopes laid end-to-end.
From Port-au-Prince to Phnom Penh, our partners operated across the world.
Dr. Aaradhana treated hundreds of Watsi patients in Nepal in 2015. Before she started working with our medical partner there, patients in need of orthopedic care had to travel 36 hours to Kathmandu for treatment. Now, they receive specialized treatment from Dr. Aaradhana, the country's only female orthopedic surgeon, right in their community. "It's a breath of fresh air to see we're not just providing access to healthcare," she said, "We're providing access to quality healthcare."See who she's treating
On average, they requested $603 to provide healthcare for each patient.
Often, they provided healthcare that went above and beyond treatment.
Magaly and Georgina are care coordinators from our medical partner in Guatemala. They walk for hours every day through Guatemala's hillsides to treat patients at home when they can't make it to the hospital. "What happens if someone isn't home?" we asked them. "Regresamos al día siguiente," Georgina says. "We come back the next day."See who they're treating
That's double the patients from FY2014, and an average of 7 Watsi patients per day.
The majority of patients were under 18 years old.
Kevin is an only child from Kenya's Rift Valley. At two days old, he received treatment for severe head swelling thanks to a Watsi donor. "Words cannot express my gratitude to your organization," says Kevin's mother.See Kevin's story
The top 10 most common conditions range from cataracts to heart defects.
Johnny is a 30-year-old engineering student. Thanks to Watsi donors, he received life-saving heart surgery after living with heart disease since he was 12. "Everyone has treated me like their own family," Johnny said after surgery, "I am very grateful."See Johnny's story