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Success! Namelock from Tanzania raised $966 to fund spinal surgery.

Namelock
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  • $966 raised, $0 to go
$966
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Namelock's treatment was fully funded on June 3, 2018.

Photo of Namelock post-operation

May 30, 2018

Namelock underwent spinal surgery.

Namelock is well and back home. She is no longer at risk of infection.

Namelock’s mother says, “I am grateful for my daughter’s treatment, I was very worried and scared to carry her fearing that I will hurt her. Thank you so much for helping us.”

Namelock is well and back home. She is no longer at risk of infection. Namelock’s mother says, “I am grateful for my daughter’s treatment...

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April 12, 2018

Namelock is a baby from Tanzania. Her mother is a stay-at-home mother.

Namelock was born with spina bifida, a type of neural tube defect in which the spine does not properly close around the spinal cord. Without treatment, Namelock is at risk of lower-limb paralysis, infection of the exposed nervous tissue, development of tethered cord syndrome, and possible developmental delays.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $966 to cover the cost of Namelock’s spina bifida closure surgery. The procedure is scheduled to take place on April 13. This procedure will hopefully spare Namelock from the risks associated with her condition, instead allowing her to grow and develop along a healthy trajectory.

Namelock’s mother says, “Please help my daughter get well, she does not eat well she is constantly crying and vomiting. I don’t know what to do since cannot afford the surgery she needs.”

Namelock is a baby from Tanzania. Her mother is a stay-at-home mother. Namelock was born with spina bifida, a type of neural tube defect ...

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Namelock's Timeline

  • April 12, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • April 13, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Namelock's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 25, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Namelock received 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.

  • May 30, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Namelock's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • June 03, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Namelock's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 23 donors

Funded by 23 donors

Treatment
Spina Bifida Repair (Alone)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $966 for Namelock's treatment
Hospital Fees
$804
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$51
Supplies
$51
Labs
$60

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