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Success! Aloyce from Tanzania raised $1,238 to fund brain surgery.

Aloyce
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  • $1,238 raised, $0 to go
$1,238
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Aloyce's treatment was fully funded on December 29, 2019.

Photo of Aloyce post-operation

November 25, 2019

Aloyce underwent brain surgery.

Aloyce’s surgery went well and had an ETV surgery that has helped drain the fluids that were accumulating in his head making him sick and unable to neither study nor work. Through this surgery, he will now be able to resume his normal life and go back to his work training.

Aloyce says, “Thank you very much for helping fund my treatment cost, I will forever be grateful.”

Aloyce’s surgery went well and had an ETV surgery that has helped drain the fluids that were accumulating in his head making him sick and un...

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October 14, 2019

Aloyce is a student from Tanzania. He is nineteen years old young man and the last born child in a family of three children. Aloyce only had the chance to study up to class seven. Due to financial challenges, he couldn’t continue with his studies and fulfill his dream of becoming an engineer. He stayed home helping his parents in their small scale farming to make himself productive and support his parents. Eventually a relative came in and offered to take him to Dar es Salaam and teach him welding work so that he could be able to make a living for himself.

Aloyce has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain and increases intracranial pressure. As a result of his condition, Aloyce has been experiencing seizures and fainting. Without treatment, Aloyce will experience severe physical and developmental delays.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,238 to cover the cost of surgery for Aloyce that will treat his hydrocephalus. The procedure is scheduled to take place on October 15th and will drain the excess fluid from Aloyce’s brain. This will reduce intracranial pressure and greatly improve his quality of life. With proper treatment, Aloyce will hopefully develop into a strong, healthy young boy.

Aloyce says, “People look at me differently now due to this condition please help me get this treatment so that I can be able to resume my training and normal life activities again.”

Aloyce is a student from Tanzania. He is nineteen years old young man and the last born child in a family of three children. Aloyce only had...

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Aloyce's Timeline

  • October 14, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • October 16, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Aloyce 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.

  • October 20, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Aloyce's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 25, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Aloyce's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 29, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Aloyce's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 27 donors

Funded by 27 donors

Treatment
Hydrocephalus - ETV Insertion
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,238 for Aloyce's treatment
Hospital Fees
$991
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$51
Supplies
$35
Labs
$111
Other
$50

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