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Success! Damaris from Kenya raised $1,327 to fund corrective surgery.

Damaris
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  • $1,327 raised, $0 to go
$1,327
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Damaris's treatment was fully funded on April 15, 2019.
March 6, 2019

Damaris is a toddler from Kenya. She is an active three-year-old girl. She lives with her parents and three elder siblings.

Damaris was born with an anorectal malformation, a congenital abnormality that leads to a complete or partial intestinal blockage. She needs to undergo a series of procedures to eliminate bowel dysfunction.

Damaris is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct her condition on March 7. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,327 to cover the total cost of Damaris’s procedure and care.

After her recovery, Damaris will no longer experience bowel dysfunction or be at risk of developing health complications in the future.

“I am glad I could get help from you,” says Damaris’s mother.

Damaris is a toddler from Kenya. She is an active three-year-old girl. She lives with her parents and three elder siblings. Damaris was b...

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Damaris's Timeline

  • March 6, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • March 07, 2019
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Damaris was scheduled to receive treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH). 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.

  • March 07, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Damaris's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 15, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Damaris's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

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

Funded by 36 donors

Treatment
Anorectal Malformation Complete (2 stage)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,327 for Damaris's treatment
Hospital Fees
$1,274
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$44
Supplies
$0
Labs
$9

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Gibson

Gibson is a young playful boy from Being the firstborn in a family of two, he loves helping his mother around the kitchen and playing football. When he was two years old, Gibson suffered extensive burns on his left upper body after hot boiling beans spilt on him while playing with his friend in the kitchen. He was taken to the hospital and spent a long time healing. He healed with contractures on his left axilla and had a partial burn contracture release. The surgical site developed infections and he had skin grafting done but unfortunately failed and had a repeat surgery. He was reviewed by visiting surgeons and had skin flap surgery recommended to allow blood circulation. Without treatment, Gibson will be at risk of long term complications on his left hand.Gibson's parents are peasant farmers who rely on the few harvests they get to make ends meet. They are not able to consolidate sufficient funds for their child's surgery. The appeal for financial assistance. Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Gibson receive treatment. On September 26th, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery. Once treated, he will be able to stretch his hand with ease and reduce further infections on the wound. Now, he needs help to fund this $832 procedure. Gibson’s father says, “The doctors have advised on one more surgery to make my son even better but am unable to afford the cost, if it’s possible kindly help us.”

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$518raised
$314to go

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