Success! Favour from Kenya raised $720 to fund a procedure to drain excess fluid from her brain.

Favour
$720
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$0
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Fully funded
Favour's treatment was fully funded on September 30, 2022.
  • Favour's story
  • Favour's update
September 20, 2022

Photo of Favour post-operation

October 20, 2022

Favour underwent life-saving hydrocephalus treatment.

Our medical partner shared an update that Favour’s hydrocephalus surgery was successful. After the surgery, she was admitted to the hospital...

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Favour's Timeline

  • September 20, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Favour was submitted by Ruth Kanyeria, SAFE Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 21, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Favour received treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH) in Kenya. 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.

  • September 22, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Favour's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 30, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Favour's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 20, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Favour's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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Elizabeth, who is seven months old, lives with her parents and two older brothers in a small house in Haiti, that they share with other relatives. Both of her parents are farmers. Elizabeth has a cardiac condition called atrioventricular septal defect. A large hole exists in the center of her heart, which affects all four of the heart's chambers. Blood leaks through this hole without passing through her lungs to obtain oxygen, leaving Elizabeth weak and unable to gain weight. Elizabeth will fly to the Dominican Republic to receive treatment. As she is too small and weak to undergo major surgery to completely correct her condition, on April 9th she will have a procedure, during which the doctors at Hospital CEDIMAT will implant a shunt, that will allow oxygenated blood to circulate through her body. This will stabilize Elizabeth's condition so that she can continue to grow and gain weight until she can more safely undergo a complete repair in several years. While another organization is contributing money to pay for Elizabeth's surgery, our medical partner, International Cardiac Alliance, is seeking your help to fund the $1,500 needed to cover the costs of Elizabeth's pre and post-operative care and for the documents and travel costs for Elizabeth, her family, and the social workers that will accompany the family. Elizabeth's mother said: "Our daughter's heart condition has been very stressful for our family, and we are very thankful to know that there may be a way to solve it!"

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