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Success! Madalu from Malawi raised $28 to fund a dental extraction.

Madalu
100%
  • $28 raised, $0 to go
$28
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Madalu's treatment was fully funded on October 22, 2017.

Photo of Madalu post-operation

August 8, 2017

Madalu underwent a dental extraction.

Madalu’s extraction was a success. She will now be free from tooth pain.

She says, “Thank you.”

Madalu's extraction was a success. She will now be free from tooth pain. She says, “Thank you.”...

July 21, 2017

Madalu is a farmer from Malawi. She recently traveled to our medical partner’s care center, Kabudula Community Hospital. Kabudula is a rural community outside of the capital city of Lilongwe. The health catchment area serves roughly 350,000 people, but the health centers and the hospital are often poorly stocked and staffed.  One of Madalu’s teeth has been causing her bothersome symptoms. Diet is an issue for dental health in Malawi, where sugarcane is prevalent. Also, there is little to no oral health education in Malawi and limited access to a dental professional. In fact, there are fewer than 20 dentists across the country. Fortunately, a visiting dentist will perform a dental extraction. A dental extraction is a simple procedure with few risks, and it will result in a significant reduction in her symptoms. Madalu is scheduled to undergo treatment on July 21. Our medical partner, World Altering Medicine, is requesting just $28 to fund the procedure.

Madalu is a farmer from Malawi. She recently traveled to our medical partner’s care center, Kabudula Community Hospital. Kabudula is a rural...

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Madalu's Timeline

  • July 21, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Madalu was submitted by Sadie Bazur-Leidy, Director of Operations at World Altering Medicine, our medical partner in Malawi.

  • July 21, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Madalu received treatment at Kabudula Rural Community Hospital.

  • July 24, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Madalu's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 08, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Madalu's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • October 22, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Madalu's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 2 donors

Funded by 2 donors

Treatment
Dental Extraction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $28 for Madalu's treatment
Hospital Fees
$26
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$2
Supplies
$0

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