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Oumar from Mali raised $1,370 to get healthy.

Oumar
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  • $1,370 raised, $0 to go
$1,370
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Oumar's treatment was fully funded on March 27, 2013.

Photo of Oumar post-operation

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Oumar is facing a life-threatening condition at just 19 months old. He has meningitis, and he’s developed chronic epilepsy as a complication.

Oumar’s epilepsy is treatable. Through surgery and drainage of his peritoneal ventricles to remove extra fluid from his brain, Oumar’s doctors say they can end his epileptic reactions.

It will take $1370 for Oumar to get the care he needs. Oumar lives with his aunt, who takes responsibility for him and his brothers and sisters. While she works hard as a tailor to make ends meet for her large adopted family, she doesn’t make enough to cover the cost of Oumar’s treatment.

Oumar’s aunt dreams of him becoming a teacher and contributing to the well being of their community. She told Project Muso, “I hope he will receive the treatment he so desperately needs. I will do everything I can to make his future as bright as possible.” Oumar deserves a chance to live a full life, and access to medical care can make the determining difference for him.

Oumar is facing a life-threatening condition at just 19 months old. He has meningitis, and he’s developed chronic epilepsy as a complicatio...

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Oumar's Timeline

  • March 25, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Oumar's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 27, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Oumar's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Oumar. Read the update.

Funded by 40 donors

Funded by 40 donors

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Ashraf

Ashraf is a baby from Tanzania. Ashraf’s mother only had a chance to study up to class seven. She successfully completed her primary education but she couldn’t continue with her studies due to financial challenges. Her father passed away the year she was still waiting for her results so that she can join secondary. She would have loved to be a nurse if she had the chance to continue with her studies. Ashraf’s grandmother having been left with six children to look after by herself, she decided to start small business of a hair salon and selling second hand clothes. She also did small scale farming of maize and vegetables with the help of all of her children. Through this she has been able to provide for them. Ashraf’s mother has been working on their farm with her siblings ever since. Ashraf’s mother had been in a relationship with Ashraf’s father for two months when she got pregnant, she informed Ashraf’s father but he denied that the pregnancy was not his and he stopped any kind of communication with Ashraf’s mother. Through the help of his grandmother, Ashraf’s mother was able to deliver safely Ashraf has clubfoot of both his feet. Clubfoot is a condition in which the foot is twisted out of shape. This causes difficulty walking and even wearing shoes. Fortunately, Ashraf traveled to visit our medical partner's care center, Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre. There, surgeons will perform clubfoot repair surgery on October 08. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $890 to fund Ashraf's clubfoot repair. After treatment, he will be able to walk easily and wear shoes when he gets older. Ashraf’s mother says, “My family and I are unable to afford any of the surgeries my son needs please help support us to cover the treatment cost.”

76% funded

76%funded
$679raised
$211to go

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