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Michael J. Radwin

MONTHLY DONOR

United States

Michael's Story

Michael joined Watsi on November 6th, 2014. Three years ago, Michael became the 592nd member to automatically support a new Watsi patient every month. Since then, 3,087 more people have become monthly donors! Michael's most recent donation traveled 1,900 miles to support Jean Gardy, a teenager from Haiti, to fund prep for cardiac surgery.

Impact

Michael has funded healthcare for 40 patients in 11 countries.

All patients funded by Michael

Angela

Angela is three-year-old girl from the Philippines. Angela likes to play with her dolls and enjoys watching television. She lives with her parents in a bamboo house that has electricity. They get their water from a deep well. Her father works as a laborer. Angela has been diagnosed with moderately acute malnutrition. Malnutrition threatens Angela growth and development and could even be fatal if not addressed. Fortunately, she will begin $184 malnutrition treatment on February 23. Angela will be treated by International Care Ministries (ICM), a Watsi medical partner. One out of five children under five in ICM communities is either severely or moderately malnourished. Worldwide, poor nutrition is associated with nearly half of all deaths in young children. In remote communities and urban slums of the Philippines, the lack of clean water and unclean environments add risk to potentially fatal childhood diseases. ICM’s home-based feeding program provides nutrient-enriched food packs to ensure malnourished children get additional food to regain normal weight and achieve optimum physical and mental development. After identifying a child as malnourished, staff and community volunteers make weekly visits to monitor this child’s progress. To help sustain the health of the child, ICM’s professional staff educate the mother, guardian, or other family members about proper nutrition, sanitation, hygiene, and organic vegetable gardening. "I hope she recovers from malnutrition and becomes healthy" her mother says.

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