How Watsi works

Watsi enables anyone to directly fund life-changing
healthcare for people around the world.

How Watsi Works

Watsi enables anyone to directly fund life-changing healthcare for people around the world. So far, 23,013 donors have funded life-changing healthcare for 12,650 patients like Nairorie, pictured above with her mother. Here's how it works.

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23,013donors
12,650patients
1

Patient seeks care

Nairorie's mother brings her to a Watsi hospital partner. Nairorie's mother cannot afford to pay for the care her daughter needs.

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2

Patient learns about Watsi

A member of the hospital staff explains Watsi to Nairorie and her mother. She asks if they would like to share their story with the world.

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3

Hospital submits patient to Watsi

A member of the hospital staff submits Nairorie's profile. Once the profile is received and approved by Watsi, the hospital may begin providing care before Nairorie's profile is posted or funded.

Learn why we keep patients posted until they are fully funded »

4

Watsi donors fund patient's care

We post the profile for donors to begin funding Nairorie's care. 100% of donations funds care.

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5

Donors receive patient’s updates

The hospital submits a post-treatment update on Nairorie and we send it to her donors. We transfer the funds raised to the hospital to cover the cost of her care.

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Now, Nairorie is growing up healthy

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