Success! Eugene from the Philippines raised $268 to fund malnutrition care.

Eugene
$268
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$0
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Fully funded
Eugene's treatment was fully funded on July 25, 2017.
  • Eugene's story
  • Eugene's update
February 17, 2017

Photo of Eugene post-operation

June 14, 2017

Eugene received successful malnutrition treatment.

He grew to reach a normal height and weight. He also has an increased appetite and more energy. His mother says, "I am in deep joy for th...

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Eugene's Timeline

  • February 17, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Eugene was submitted by Dolores Gagatam, Bacolod TPC at International Care Ministries.

  • February 22, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Eugene's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 23, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Eugene received treatment at Home-based malnutrition intervention program in Guatemala. 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 14, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Eugene's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • July 25, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Eugene's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 10 donors

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