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Barrack from Kenya raised $799 to fund burn repair surgery.

Barrack
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  • $799 raised, $0 to go
$799
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Barrack's treatment was fully funded on August 8, 2018.
October 23, 2018

Barrack did not receive treatment as expected.

Unfortunately, Barrack did not return for surgery. If he does return in the future, he will be re-eligible for Watsi funding.

Unfortunately, Barrack did not return for surgery. If he does return in the future, he will be re-eligible for Watsi funding....

June 27, 2018

Barrack is a baby from Kenya. He is the youngest in a family of two children.

One year ago, Barrack sustained burns on his right elbow after boiling water spilled on his hand. He cannot straighten or bend his hand fully.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Barrack receive treatment. On August 6, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to help him use his hand freely. Now, his family needs help to fund this $799 procedure.

“We have been looking for help concerning my son’s condition and are still waiting for help. My desire is to see his hand straightened and able to do his work independently,” says his father.

Barrack is a baby from Kenya. He is the youngest in a family of two children. One year ago, Barrack sustained burns on his right elbow a...

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Barrack's Timeline

  • June 27, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Barrack was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • June 28, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Barrack's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 06, 2018
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Barrack was scheduled to receive treatment at AIC Cure International Hospital. 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.

  • October 23, 2018
    FUNDING ENDED

    Barrack is no longer raising funds.

  • October 23, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Barrack's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

Funded by 18 donors

Funded by 18 donors

Treatment
Single Contracture Release with or without Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $799 for Barrack's treatment
Hospital Fees
$209
Medical Staff
$157
Medication
$163
Supplies
$233
Labs
$37

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