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Success! Gudise from Ethiopia raised $1,500 to fund corrective surgery.

Gudise
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Gudise's treatment was fully funded on July 7, 2019.

Photo of Gudise post-operation

October 15, 2019

Gudise underwent corrective surgery.

Gudise underwent successful PSARP on the 11th of June and Colostomy closure on the 17th of Sep. She is now able to pass stool and is no longer at risk of infection due to colostomy.

Gudise mother said, “We couldn’t do this by our own. We are so happy and thankful. And we are thankful for our donors. We are thankful for this hospital, its service and its staff. Now the surgery is over, we believe our baby can lead a normal life as any other kid.”

Gudise underwent successful PSARP on the 11th of June and Colostomy closure on the 17th of Sep. She is now able to pass stool and is no long...

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June 4, 2019

Gudise is a baby from Ethiopia. She loves to crawl and play with other babies. Gudise was born with an anorectal malformation, a congenital abnormality that leads to a complete or partial intestinal blockage. She needs to undergo a series of procedures to eliminate bowel dysfunction.

Gudise is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct her condition on June 11. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of Gudise’s procedure and care.

After her recovery, Gudise will no longer experience bowel dysfunction or be at risk of developing health complications in the future.

Gudise is a baby from Ethiopia. She loves to crawl and play with other babies. Gudise was born with an anorectal malformation, a congenital ...

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Gudise's Timeline

  • June 4, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Gudise was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Ethiopia.

  • June 10, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gudise's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 07, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Gudise's treatment was fully funded.

  • September 17, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Gudise received treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM). 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.

  • October 15, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Gudise's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 31 donors

Treatment
Anorectal Malformation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,563 for Gudise's treatment
Subsidies fund $63 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,427
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$42
Supplies
$0
Labs
$94

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Nasma

Nasma is a ten year old girl from Tanzania who has had a challenging health background since she was young. When she was one year old, Nasma's ability to walk and talk was affected. This was followed by increased head size due to fluid accumulation in the brain. Nasma previously had surgery and she recovered well, albeit with slow growth. Unfortunately in 2016, she fell sick again and was in a coma for 6 weeks. Her parents had lost hope and thought she would pass away. However, she made a remarkable improvement and further needed hydrocephalus care. Her parents were not able to settle the hospital bill and went back to the village. With a continuous head migraine, Nasma's parents brought her to our medical partner in June 2019 where she had VPS shunt insertion with Watsi donor support. Later in December 2019, she was brought back with complaints of cries and head migraine. Upon review and several days of observations, the surgeons recommended a shunt revision to reduce intracranial pressure. She is in much pain, neither able to walk nor talk. The surgery will greatly reduce the pain and chances of brain damage. Nasma's parents are peasants who rely on subsistence farming to make ends meet. They had to borrow bus fare to reach our facility. Nasma has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain and increases intracranial pressure. As a result of her condition, Nasma has been experiencing Increased head circumference and persistent pain. Without treatment, Nasma will experience severe physical and developmental delays. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $728 to cover the cost of surgery for Nasma that will treat her hydrocephalus. The procedure is scheduled to take place on January 2nd and will drain the excess fluid from Nasma's brain. This will reduce intracranial pressure and greatly improve her quality of life. Nasma’s mother says, “Please help my daughter get this treatment so that she may even be able to smile and talk again.”

43% funded

43%funded
$315raised
$413to go

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