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Success! Merida from Guatemala raised $552 to fund glasses.

Merida
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  • $552 raised, $0 to go
$552
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Merida's treatment was fully funded on December 24, 2017.

Photo of Merida post-operation

August 14, 2017

Merida received glasses.

Merida has received a pair of prescription glasses. Her vision has gotten much better with her new lenses, which helps her in her daily activities, work, and studies.

Merida says, “I thank you all for the opportunity you have given me to be able to have these glasses. One does not receive this kind of hep anywhere, may God bless your noble hearts.”

Merida has received a pair of prescription glasses. Her vision has gotten much better with her new lenses, which helps her in her daily acti...

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June 12, 2017

28-year-old Merida lives with her parents and eight-year-old son in Guatemala’s rural highlands.

After a recent visit to a free clinic, Merida was diagnosed with myopia, or nearsightedness. This means that Merida struggles to see objects that are far away.

Through our medical partner, Wuqu’ Kawoq, Merida is scheduled to have an eye evaluation and get fitted for prescription lenses on June 12. She is asking for $552 to cover the total cost of her treatment.

Merida shares that her greatest dream is to support her son so that he can grow up happy and have the opportunity to pursue his dreams and goals.

28-year-old Merida lives with her parents and eight-year-old son in Guatemala’s rural highlands. After a recent visit to a free clinic, ...

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Merida's Timeline

  • June 12, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Merida was submitted by Hannah Shryer, Complex Care Coordinator/Research Intern at Wuqu’ Kawoq, our medical partner in Guatemala.

  • June 12, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Merida received treatment at Intituto Panamericano. 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 22, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Merida's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 14, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Merida's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 24, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Merida's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 14 donors

Funded by 14 donors

Treatment
Strabismus Correction - Non-Surgical
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $552 for Merida's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$54
Medication
$115
Supplies
$131
Travel
$67
Labs
$91
Other
$94

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