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Gustavo from Guatemala raised $525 to get healthy.

Gustavo
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  • $525 raised, $0 to go
$525
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Gustavo's treatment was fully funded on November 26, 2013.

Photo of Gustavo post-operation

February 12, 2015

Gustavo received nutritional therapy to help him reach a healthy weight.

In this case, Gustavo’s adorable picture really says it all. He is alive, gaining weight, and no longer looks like a “wrinkly old man.” His face has filled out and his mother reports that Gustavo has more energy and is vigorously feeding. Thanks to your support, this little boy’s life has been saved!

Gustavo’s mother told our medical partners that she is overwhelmed with gratitude at the help she’s received saving the life of her child. She’s excited to watch him grow and thrive!

In this case, Gustavo's adorable picture really says it all. He is alive, gaining weight, and no longer looks like a "wrinkly old man." His ...

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November 12, 2013

This little guy is Gustavo. He’s a two-month-old baby from Guatemala who needs immediate nutritional rehabilitation to make it past his first few months of life and grow up healthy.

Gustavo’s mother is unable to produce breast milk, and despite his hard-working family’s efforts to put all their available income towards infant formula, they cannot afford all the formula Gustavo needs to start his life healthy. As a result, Gustavo is extremely underweight and malnourished.

Gustavo’s family needs $525 to pay for the nutritional treatment, which will provide critical nutrients and allow him to gain and maintain a healthy weight.

This little guy is Gustavo. He's a two-month-old baby from Guatemala who needs immediate nutritional rehabilitation to make it past his firs...

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Gustavo's Timeline

  • November 12, 2013
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Gustavo was submitted by Peter Rohloff at Wuqu’ Kawoq.

  • November 14, 2013
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Gustavo received treatment. 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.

  • November 26, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gustavo's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 26, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Gustavo's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Gustavo. Read the update.

Funded by 7 donors

Funded by 7 donors

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