Eden from Kenya raised $816 to fund a mastectomy.

Eden
$816
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Eden's treatment was fully funded on January 7, 2019.
  • Eden's story
  • Eden's update
October 22, 2018
February 12, 2019

Eden did not receive treatment as expected.

Unfortunately, Eden did not turn up for treatment as had been scheduled. Our medical partner was unable to contact her....

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Eden's Timeline

  • October 22, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Eden was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, SAFE Senior Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • October 23, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Eden's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 31, 2018
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Eden was scheduled to receive treatment at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. 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.

  • February 12, 2019
    FUNDING ENDED

    Eden is no longer raising funds.

  • February 12, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Eden's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

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