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Puspa from Nepal raised $270 to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Puspa
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  • $270 raised, $0 to go
$270
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Puspa's treatment was fully funded on November 24, 2015.
December 16, 2015

Puspa passed away unexpectedly during treatment.

We are deeply saddened to report Puspa’s passing, which occurred during his treatment. While undergoing surgery for his pulmonary disease, Puspa went into respiratory arrest and could not be resuscitated.

Despite the outcome, we are grateful for your support of Puspa and his family. We remain committed to transparently reporting all treatment outcomes, even the ones we wish were different.

We are deeply saddened to report Puspa's passing, which occurred during his treatment. While undergoing surgery for his pulmonary disease, P...

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October 29, 2015

Puspa is a 50-year-old farmer living in Nepal with his mother, wife, and seven children. According to our medical partner, Possible, Puspa has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This lung condition blocks airflow, making it difficult to breathe.

“It’s been about 15 years since Puspa developed breathing problems but it’s gotten particularly worse in the last four years,” Possible explains. “It’s difficult for him to do any physical activity on his own right now.”

With $270, Puspa will undergo nebulizer treatments and oxygen supplementation to restore normal airflow. He will also receive inhalers and medication to open the airways in his lungs.

During his four days at the hospital, Puspa will be under close medical supervision. Following treatment, Puspa is expected to be able to return to his daily activities, Possible says.

Looking ahead to the future, Puspa shares, “When my health gets better, I want to run a hotel business with my family.”

Puspa is a 50-year-old farmer living in Nepal with his mother, wife, and seven children. According to our medical partner, Possible, Puspa h...

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Puspa's Timeline

  • October 29, 2015
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Puspa was submitted by Subeksha Poudel, Crowdfunding Associate at Possible.

  • October 29, 2015
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Puspa received treatment. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • November 20, 2015
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Puspa's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 24, 2015
    FULLY FUNDED

    Puspa's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 16, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Puspa. Read the update.

Funded by 9 donors

Funded by 9 donors

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Annastasia

Annastasia is a very joyful lady. The 47-year-old is married and has five children. Two of her children have already finished school and are not yet financially stable. Her husband does not have a job but is sometimes able to get work as a bus driver when they need more help. Annastasia used to sell charcoal but she stopped the business three months ago when she fell ill and started her treatment process. In September of this year, she noticed a mass in her right breast. Three days later, she went to a facility near her home area, was examined, and told that she had mastitis. She was immediately admitted, put on medication and a few days later, she was discharged. While at home, she noticed that the swelling was getting bigger. She went back to the facility, was examined again, and referred to another nearby facility. In the facility scans and test were done and she was immediately referred to Kijabe Hospital for treatment. Upon arrival at Kijabe hospital, Annastasia was scheduled for urgent surgery. However, she is not in a financial position to cater for the surgery and is appealing for financial aid. Annastasia has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Without treatment, the cancer may spread to other organs. A mastectomy, a surgery to remove breast tissue, has been advised to rid her body of breast cancer and to prevent the cancer from metastasizing. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1110 to cover the cost of a mastectomy for Annastasia. The procedure is scheduled to take place on December 30th. After treatment, Annastasia will hopefully return to a cancer-free life. Annastasia says, "When I was told that the mass could be cancerous if not removed, I felt helpless and knew that it was over for me.”

72% funded

72%funded
$806raised
$304to go

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