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Marabel from Kenya raised $215 to get healthy.

Marabel
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  • $215 raised, $0 to go
$215
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Marabel's treatment was fully funded on May 9, 2013.

Photo of Marabel post-operation

Marabel is joyful to be home with her baby.

“The treatment I received after delivery really helped me,” says Marabel. “I was bleeding heavily and thought that I could die.” Fortunately, the trained clinicians attending to Marabel responded quickly and stopped the bleeding. Mom and baby are now doing very well.

"The treatment I received after delivery really helped me," says Marabel. "I was bleeding heavily and thought that I could die." Fortunately...

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Marabel is pregnant and due any day now! Marabel and her husband are both farmers and together have seven children to provide for. Like most mothers, she wants only the best for her children.

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 1 in 39 women will likely die in childbirth. The region also has the highest risk of death for newborns in their first month of life. Lwala Community Alliance can provide Marabel with essential healthcare that will change those odds in her favor. $215 will cover clinical antenatal care, several home visits, a hospital delivery and a post-birth checkup.

Marabel recently shared her hopes for the future: “I hope to stay well and to educate my children for a better future.” The first step is a healthy pregnancy and safe childbirth.

Marabel is pregnant and due any day now! Marabel and her husband are both farmers and together have seven children to provide for. Like most...

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Marabel's Timeline

  • May 03, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Marabel's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 09, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Marabel's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Marabel. Read the update.

Funded by 7 donors

Funded by 7 donors

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