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Success! Maurine from Tanzania raised $832 to fund burn repair surgery.

Maurine
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  • $832 raised, $0 to go
$832
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Maurine's treatment was fully funded on April 10, 2019.

Photo of Maurine post-operation

April 3, 2019

Maurine underwent burn repair surgery.

Maurine’s surgery went well! Through this surgery, Maurine will be able to use both of her arms normally.

Maurine’s mother says, “I pray that God blesses you all abundantly and give you the strength and life to help more needy children like mine.”

Maurine’s surgery went well! Through this surgery, Maurine will be able to use both of her arms normally. Maurine’s mother says, “I pray ...

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March 4, 2019

Maurine is a toddler from Tanzania. She is the youngest in a family of three children.

In 2017, Maurine was burned by a boiling pot of water. Now, she is not able to move her arm and shoulder.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Maurine receive treatment. On March 5, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to help her use her arm again. Now, she needs help to fund this $832 procedure.

Maurine’s mother says, “I will be really grateful if my daughter can be able to get finding for her surgery which am unable to raise.”

Maurine is a toddler from Tanzania. She is the youngest in a family of three children. In 2017, Maurine was burned by a boiling pot of w...

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Maurine's Timeline

  • March 4, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Maurine was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • March 5, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Maurine received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) in Tanzania. 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.

  • March 5, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Maurine's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 3, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Maurine's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 10, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Maurine's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 19 donors

Funded by 19 donors

Treatment
Contracture Release and Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $832 for Maurine's treatment
Hospital Fees
$660
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$127
Labs
$14

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Baraka

Baraka is a very active and jovial 7-year-old boy. Baraka and his twin brother are the only children in the family. His parents separated when they were still young babies and left them under the care of their grandmother. When Baraka was 1 year old, his grandmother noticed that she could not feel both of his testes. She took Baraka to the hospital where he was examined and diagnosed with bilateral undescended testes. Due to lack of finances, she went home and never returned to the hospital. A few weeks ago, a friend referred her to a medical camp that was visiting the neighborhood. She rushed Baraka to the clinic, he was examined and referred to BethanyKids Hospital. Upon arrival, he was examined again and booked for the surgery he needs. Baraka's grandmother does casual laundry work or any house chores she comes across to raise a living for her grandchildren; their parents are out of reach and do not support them financially. She can not raise the required amount of money to cater for Baraka’s hospital bill and is seeking financial aid. Baraka was diagnosed with cryptorchidism, a condition in which one or both of the testicles remains undescended. If left untreated, Baraka has an increased risk of developing hernias, testicular cancer, and fertility problems in the future. Baraka will be receiving assistance from our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). Fortunately, he is scheduled to undergo corrective surgery on November 16th. AMHF is requesting $646 to cover the total cost of his procedure and care. Baraka’s grandmother says, “It is very difficult for me to even provide for them as work is hard to come by. Any help offered to us will be highly appreciated.”

47% funded

47%funded
$310raised
$336to go

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