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Success! Isaya from Tanzania raised $1,238 to fund brain surgery.

Isaya
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  • $1,238 raised, $0 to go
$1,238
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Isaya's treatment was fully funded on August 10, 2019.

Photo of Isaya post-operation

July 6, 2019

Isaya underwent brain surgery.

He is no longer at risk of infection.

Isaya’s mother says, “I pray that God adds you more strength to enable you to help more children in need like mine, thank you very much.”

He is no longer at risk of infection. Isaya’s mother says, “I pray that God adds you more strength to enable you to help more children i...

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June 23, 2019

Isaya is an infant from Tanzania. He is the youngest child in a family of six children.

Isaya has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain and increases intracranial pressure. As a result of his condition, Isaya has been experiencing an increasing head circumference. Without treatment, Isaya will experience severe physical and developmental delays.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,238 to cover the cost of surgery for Isaya that will treat his hydrocephalus. The procedure is scheduled to take place on June 24 and will drain the excess fluid from Isaya’s brain. This will reduce intracranial pressure and greatly improve his quality of life. With proper treatment, Isaya will hopefully develop into a strong, healthy young boy.

Isaya is an infant from Tanzania. He is the youngest child in a family of six children. Isaya has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a c...

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Isaya's Timeline

  • June 23, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 24, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Isaya received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC). 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.

  • June 24, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Isaya's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 06, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Isaya's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • August 10, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Isaya's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 28 donors

Funded by 28 donors

Treatment
Hydrocephalus - ETV Insertion
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,238 for Isaya's treatment
Hospital Fees
$991
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$51
Supplies
$35
Labs
$111
Other
$50

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Siphilina

Siphilina is a 68-year-old talkative grandmother. On 25th of October, 2019, Siphilina fell, sustaining severe left femoral neck fracture. She was taken to the nearest health facility but could not get treatment due to the severity of the condition. She spent some days at home as she was unable to afford medical care. She was in great pain, could not walk and had difficulties sitting or lying in bed. Fortunately, Siphilina went to Kapsowar hospital whereupon diagnosis, she had an ORIF surgery recommended. The surgery will relieve her of the pain, reduce the chances of ambulation problems and further closed fracture complications. Siphilina, a humble millet farmer lives with her daughter and three grandchildren in the village. She lost her husband years ago. Her only source of income is from subsistence farming which has very low-income yields. This limits her ability to raise the required hospital fee for the surgery. Siphilina appeals for help to be able to meet the cost of surgery.  Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On October 30th, Siphilina will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. The surgery will reduce the pain, fix the fracture reducing chances of further complications on her left leg. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure. Siphilina says, “I want to be able to walk sit and even feed by myself like other people.”

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