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Gerson from Guatemala raised $300 to get healthy.

Gerson
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  • $300 raised, $0 to go
$300
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Gerson's treatment was fully funded on February 5, 2014.

Photo of Gerson post-operation

February 12, 2015

Gerson received an orthotic device to relieve chronic back pain due to difference in leg length.

“Gerson and his family are very thankful for how well this has gone,” Gerson’s doctors said. “Not only are they thankful that someone finally diagnosed what was wrong with him, but they are so happy that an effective treatment has been provided.”

"Gerson and his family are very thankful for how well this has gone," Gerson's doctors said. "Not only are they thankful that someone finall...

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January 10, 2014

Meet Gerson, a 12-year-old boy from Guatemala born with a leg-length discrepancy. Because one leg is shorter than the other, Gerson walks with a limp and suffers from chronic back pain. It was only a few weeks ago that he was diagnosed properly and given hope that he could walk, do his chores and go to school without pain.

Help us raise $300 for the special orthotic device he needs. Placed inside his shoe to balance out the length of his leg, this device is expected to completely relieve Gerson of his pain!

Meet Gerson, a 12-year-old boy from Guatemala born with a leg-length discrepancy. Because one leg is shorter than the other, Gerson walks wi...

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Gerson's Timeline

  • January 10, 2014
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Gerson was submitted by Peter Rohloff at Wuqu’ Kawoq, our medical partner in Guatemala.

  • January 14, 2014
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Gerson 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.

  • January 28, 2014
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gerson's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 05, 2014
    FULLY FUNDED

    Gerson's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Gerson. Read the update.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

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