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Success! Bariki from Tanzania raised $1,088 to fund surgery to help him walk and begin school.

Bariki
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  • $1,088 raised, $0 to go
$1,088
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Bariki's treatment was fully funded on September 28, 2022.

Photo of Bariki post-operation

October 5, 2022

Bariki underwent surgery to help him walk and begin school.

Bariki’s amputation was a success. Through this surgery, Bariki will have a chance to walk with ease using a prosthetic leg once he has completely healed. He is still recovering but getting better quickly!

Bariki’s mother says, “God bless you so much for all your help and support.’

Bariki’s amputation was a success. Through this surgery, Bariki will have a chance to walk with ease using a prosthetic leg once he has comp...

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April 28, 2022

Bariki is six-year-old boy and the only child of her single mother. He’s a charming, friendly, and social kid. Bariki is now old enough to start school because most of his age mates joined class one this year. Bariki couldn’t join the school because he was born with a disability of the legs making walking for him impossible.

He was born with a right clubfoot and the left had a congenital deformity of the knee. Currently he has to pull himself around to be able to move from one place to another. Bariki’s mother depends on small-scale farming to be able to feed her child. She lives and farms on her parents’ land.

Last year through our medical partner’s outreach program they got to know Bariki and the need for him to have treatment to help him have a chance to walk. He went through treatment of manipulation and casting to correct his clubfoot, and this was successful.

He has been to an orthopedic clinic trying to see whether his knee joint could be corrected to help him straighten his leg and stand but his knee cannot be released. To help Bariki have a chance to walk with ease he needs amputation above the knee so that when he is healed, he can use a prosthetic leg that will help him walk.

Bariki’s mother shared, “I will be so happy if my son can be treated and be able to stand and walk instead of him crawling.”

Bariki is six-year-old boy and the only child of her single mother. He's a charming, friendly, and social kid. Bariki is now old enough to s...

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Bariki's Timeline

  • April 28, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Bariki was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • April 29, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Bariki received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) in Tanzania. 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.

  • April 30, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Bariki's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 28, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Bariki's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 5, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Bariki's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Amputation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,088 for Bariki's treatment
Hospital Fees
$902
Medical Staff
$25
Medication
$11
Supplies
$98
Labs
$52

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