Success! Rosemond from Haiti raised $1,085 to fund cancer-fighting surgery.

Rosemond
$1,085
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$0
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Fully funded
Rosemond's treatment was fully funded on September 1, 2017.
  • Rosemond's story
  • Rosemond's update
March 17, 2017

Photo of Rosemond post-operation

March 30, 2017

Rosemond underwent cancer-fighting surgery.

Rosemond had a successful surgery. She is feeling energized and ready to get back on her feet. Once fully recovered, Rosemond will be able t...

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Rosemond's Timeline

  • March 17, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Rosemond was submitted by Gaelle Mondestin at Innovating Health International.

  • March 18, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Rosemond received treatment at St. Luc Family Hospital in Haiti. 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.

  • March 21, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Rosemond's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 30, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Rosemond's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • September 1, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Rosemond's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 9 donors

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