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Success! Abdirahim from Ethiopia raised $961 to fund a colostomy closure.

Abdirahim
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  • $961 raised, $0 to go
$961
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Abdirahim's treatment was fully funded on December 16, 2019.

Photo of Abdirahim post-operation

October 3, 2019

Abdirahim underwent a colostomy closure.

Abdirahim is now recovering well and in good health. His father is so happy and thankful to see him operated. He is most excited for the free service he got through their sponsor Watsi.

Abdirahim’s father said, “After all these challenges in our family and his life, I just can’t believe this surgery is over. I am so thankful for our sponsor Watsi for all the support they did to our child.”

Abdirahim is now recovering well and in good health. His father is so happy and thankful to see him operated. He is most excited for the fre...

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September 8, 2019

Abdirahim is a child from Ethiopia. Abdirahim is a cute boy who loves to play with others. He loves to play football with other children in the village. He also loves to watch animation movies. Abdirahim’s father is retired while his mother was a business woman who supported the family until six months ago when she passed away. Abdirahim has five siblings.

Abdirahim underwent a colostomy, in which the end of the colon is brought through an opening in the abdominal wall. This surgery is often performed to bypass bowel malformations, but colostomies are usually temporary and may call for closure. In Abdirahim’s case, his colostomy requires closure in order to restore bowel function and prevent future complications.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $961 to cover the cost of a colostomy closure for Abdirahim. The surgery is scheduled to take place on September 09 and, once completed, will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

His dad said “After the operation I see a bright future for our child. I believe his trouble will come to end. And for us the families, it is a big relief.”

Abdirahim is a child from Ethiopia. Abdirahim is a cute boy who loves to play with others. He loves to play football with other children in ...

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Abdirahim's Timeline

  • September 8, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • September 09, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Abdirahim's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 10, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Abdirahim 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 03, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Abdirahim's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 16, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Abdirahim's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 34 donors

Funded by 34 donors

Treatment
Colostomy Closure
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $961 for Abdirahim's treatment
Hospital Fees
$484
Medical Staff
$316
Medication
$58
Supplies
$93
Labs
$10

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