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Riziki from Kenya raised $290 to ensure a safe delivery for her and her baby.

Riziki
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  • $290 raised, $0 to go
$290
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Riziki's treatment was fully funded on February 21, 2015.

Photo of Riziki post-operation

May 13, 2015

Riziki safely delivered her baby.

“Riziki named her child Valentine because she says her baby was born in the Valentine’s week,” reports our medical partner, Lwala Community Alliance. “She is now feeling better and free from any pregnancy complication.”

Riziki tells us: “I will be able to go to school and have fun with my friends again. I am grateful for God, and for the people who made my pregnancy and delivery successful.”

"Riziki named her child Valentine because she says her baby was born in the Valentine's week," reports our medical partner, Lwala Community ...

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January 21, 2015

“I pray for my daughter to have a safe delivery and resume to her classes when she fully recovers,” says Riziki’s mother. Riziki is a 16-year-old secondary school student from Kenya who enjoys studying business.

Riziki is pregnant with her first child and is having a difficult pregnancy. She is experiencing pain in her left thigh and has not been able to sleep for the last few days, due to pain. She is now unable to go school, perform her daily house chores, or help her mother cultivate their farm.

We can fund a safe delivery for $290. In addition to the delivery, Riziki will also be offered pre and postnatal care. “Safe delivery will enable Riziki to feel better, continue with her schooling, and have fun with her friends again,” explains our medical partner, Lwala Community Alliance. Let’s support Riziki and her family as they welcome a new baby.

“I pray for my daughter to have a safe delivery and resume to her classes when she fully recovers,” says Riziki’s mother. Riziki is a 16-yea...

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Riziki's Timeline

  • January 21, 2015
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Riziki was submitted by Dimpick Akinyi Mboya at Lwala Community Alliance.

  • February 13, 2015
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Riziki's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 15, 2015
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Riziki 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.

  • February 21, 2015
    FULLY FUNDED

    Riziki's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 13, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Riziki. Read the update.

Funded by 11 donors

Funded by 11 donors

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$602to go

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Naw En

Naw En is a 31-year-old woman who lives with her husband, two sons and parents in a village in Karen State near the border of Burma and Thailand. Her husband and parents are subsistence farmers. Naw En is a village health worker, and her two sons are primary school students in the village. Although she earns around 100,000 kyat (approx. 100 USD) per month to support her family, she does whatever she can to only charge the villagers she treats for medications provided. Those who cannot afford to pay for the cost of medications are provided medication free of charge. Her family also raises chickens and pigs for their family to eat. The income Naw En earns is just enough to cover their daily expenses, but they have to borrow money to pay for anything else, like basic health care. Naw En learned she was pregnant last August 2021. She went to register her pregnancy at nearby Hlaingbwe Hospital, but the doctor told her to go to Hpa-An General Hospital when she told them that she had high blood pressure and previously needed a c-section delivery. When she went to Hpa-An General Hospital, a nurse told her to go to Taw Win Thu Ka Hospital because they were understaffed due to the coup and humanitarian crisis in their area. Finally, she then registered her pregnancy at Taw Win Thu Ka Hospital last November and received an ultrasound, blood test and urine test. The doctor gave her monthly follow-up appointments to check her high blood pressure and to check that her baby is in the right position. In January, Naw En learned that she will have a girl. “I was very happy to hear this as I already have two sons,” she said. Her doctor has now told her that she will need another c-section to ensure a safe delivery and unable to come up with the money needed, Naw En called her friend who works in Mae Sot to ask for help. Her friend told her about our medical partner Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF) and that she may be able to find assistance in accessing her treatment. Currently, Naw En is taking medication for high blood pressure and feels tired when she walks. She can feel her baby kicking. When her blood pressure is high, she feels dizzy. She feels stressed each time she has to travel to the hospital, as it is located four hours from her home and cost 60,000 kyat (approx. 60 USD) just for the round-trip transportation. She is also worried about the cost of her c-section and that they would have to borrow money if they cannot find donors. In the future, she will continue to work as a village health worker. In her free times, she loves to spend time with her two sons and play with them. Naw En said, “I was happy when BCMF staff told me that donors will help pay for my c-section. Thank you so much to the donors for reliving me of my worries.” She also added, “I am very happy and excited to have a baby girl!”

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