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Success! Abdallah from Tanzania raised $832 to fund burn repair surgery.

Abdallah
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  • $832 raised, $0 to go
$832
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Abdallah's treatment was fully funded on March 10, 2019.

Photo of Abdallah post-operation

April 3, 2019

Abdallah underwent burn repair surgery.

Abdallah’s surgery went well! He will be able to use his hand now.

Abdallah’s mother says, “We are grateful and we will always be thankful for what you have done to our son, thank you once more.”

Abdallah’s surgery went well! He will be able to use his hand now. Abdallah’s mother says, “We are grateful and we will always be thankf...

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March 3, 2019

Abdallah is a student from Tanzania. He loves school and enjoys teaching his friends how to read. Abdala lives with his parents in a small house in northern Tanzania.

Abdala was burned on his right hand in August 2016 when he had an accident with a cooking fire. Now he cannot use his right hand at all. He was unable to keep up with his classmates at school and had to drop out.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Abdallah receive treatment. On March 4, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to help him use his hand freely again. Now, he needs help to fund this $832 procedure.

Abdallah says, “Kindly help me have my remaining finger released.”

Abdallah is a student from Tanzania. He loves school and enjoys teaching his friends how to read. Abdala lives with his parents in a small h...

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Abdallah's Timeline

  • March 3, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • March 04, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Abdallah 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.

  • March 04, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Abdallah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 10, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Abdallah's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 03, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Abdallah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 10 donors

Funded by 10 donors

Treatment
Contracture Release and Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $832 for Abdallah's treatment
Hospital Fees
$660
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$127
Labs
$14

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Siphilina

Siphilina is a 68-year-old talkative grandmother. On 25th of October, 2019, Siphilina fell, sustaining severe left femoral neck fracture. She was taken to the nearest health facility but could not get treatment due to the severity of the condition. She spent some days at home as she was unable to afford medical care. She was in great pain, could not walk and had difficulties sitting or lying in bed. Fortunately, Siphilina went to Kapsowar hospital whereupon diagnosis, she had an ORIF surgery recommended. The surgery will relieve her of the pain, reduce the chances of ambulation problems and further closed fracture complications. Siphilina, a humble millet farmer lives with her daughter and three grandchildren in the village. She lost her husband years ago. Her only source of income is from subsistence farming which has very low-income yields. This limits her ability to raise the required hospital fee for the surgery. Siphilina appeals for help to be able to meet the cost of surgery.  Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On October 30th, Siphilina will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. The surgery will reduce the pain, fix the fracture reducing chances of further complications on her left leg. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure. Siphilina says, “I want to be able to walk sit and even feed by myself like other people.”

50% funded

50%funded
$490raised
$478to go
Paw

Paw is a 62-year-old widow from Thailand. She lives with her older brother in Thaw Lae Hta Village, Mae Sariang Town, Mae Hong Son Province. Paw has works as a homemaker taking care of her brother who cannot work due to congenital mental and physical disabilities. Paw has a younger sister in the same town who supports her financially and is her main source of income. Since 2014, Paw has been experiencing some abnormal pain in her right lower abdomen. She has been diagnosed with a myoma. She has been advised to undergo a total abdominal hysterectomy, the surgical removal of her uterus and cervix. If left untreated, Paw's symptoms will continue to worsen and put her at risk for further health complications in the future. Fortunately, Paw is scheduled to undergo her hysterectomy on November 19th. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of her procedure and care. Once recovered, Paw will no longer abdominal pain and she will be able to take care of her brother. Paw said, "Since 2019, I have been experiencing increased levels of pain in my right lower abdomen, increased back pain, and difficulty sleeping. Riding a motorbike aggravates the pain even more. I also experience dysuria and sometimes it takes me longer to use the bathroom. My appetite is good, but I cannot eat as much as I want because I experiences abdominal tightness, difficulty breathing, and fullness in my stomach when I eat too much."

68% funded

68%funded
$1,024raised
$476to go

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