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Success! Lanyor from Tanzania raised $608 to fund burn contracture release surgery.

Lanyor
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  • $608 raised, $0 to go
$608
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Lanyor's treatment was fully funded on December 2, 2019.
October 14, 2019

Lanyor is a two-year-old cheerful boy, the second-born child in his family. He has contractures on his right fingers, crippling his ability to hold anything with the hand. He was sleeping in his parent’s Masai hut when, according to his mother, woke up and unknowingly placed his hand on the open fire that was set up to warm the hut. He had burn wounds treated at the hospital but healed with contractures. Lanyor’s father tried seeking treatment in a hospital near their place but was referred to ALMC hospital. Lanyor’s parents depend on livestock keeping for their living. They were not able to raise sufficient money for a hospital visit and medical expenses.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Lanyor receive treatment. On October 15th, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to The surgery will release his fingers allowing Lanyor to regain his right hand’s utility. Now, he needs help to fund this $608 procedure.

Lanyor’s father says, “I would love to see my son use both of his hands in his daily activities. Please help treat his right hand.”

Lanyor is a two-year-old cheerful boy, the second-born child in his family. He has contractures on his right fingers, crippling his ability...

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Lanyor's Timeline

  • October 14, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • October 15, 2019
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Lanyor was scheduled to receive treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC). 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.

  • November 10, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Lanyor's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 02, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Lanyor's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Lanyor's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

Treatment
Single Contracture Release
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $608 for Lanyor's treatment
Hospital Fees
$460
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$103
Labs
$14

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