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Success! Amri from Tanzania raised $822 to fund knee surgery.

Amri
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  • $822 raised, $0 to go
$822
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Amri's treatment was fully funded on June 11, 2020.

Photo of Amri post-operation

January 10, 2020

Amri underwent knee surgery.

Amri had a successful surgery that helped replace his left knee that had been injured making walking difficult and painful for over ten years now. Through this surgery, he will now be able to walk with more ease and not go through the same challenges. He is still under observation, but he is doing well and he should be able to be discharged before the end of this week.

Amri says, “Am really grateful for your help and support in funding the extra costs that I couldn’t afford, despite having medical insurance without this funding I wouldn’t have been able to have this much needed surgery. Thank you very much.”

Amri had a successful surgery that helped replace his left knee that had been injured making walking difficult and painful for over ten year...

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December 9, 2019

Amri is an elderly man who operates a small shop to earn a living. In the 80s, he was injured at a football match on his left knee. He was treated and able to walk with ease three months later. However, as years progressed, the knee became painful making it hard for him to walk. Over the years, the pain has been persistent. He has tried different ointments which relieves pain temporarily.

He came to our facility and upon review, he had surgery recommended. He managed to get medical insurance. Unfortunately, the card does not cover the full cost of surgery. With successful surgery, Amri will be able to walk with ease. Amri relies on his small business to meet daily needs. His children have assisted him to get medical coverage but are not able to raise the remaining funds. He appeals for help.

Fortunately, Amri learned about our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). At AMHF’s care center, surgeons can perform a total knee replacement to relieve Amri of his pain and allow him to walk easily. Treatment is scheduled for December 10th, and Amri needs help raising $822 to pay for this procedure.

Amri says, “I am unable to come up with all the surgery cost. Please help me so that I can have my knee corrected and walk again.”

Amri is an elderly man who operates a small shop to earn a living. In the 80s, he was injured at a football match on his left knee. He was t...

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Amri's Timeline

  • December 9, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Amri was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Tanzania.

  • December 10, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Amri 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.

  • December 11, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Amri's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 10, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Amri's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • June 11, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Amri's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 19 donors

Funded by 19 donors

Treatment
Total Knee Replacement
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $822 for Amri's treatment
Hospital Fees
$690
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$49
Supplies
$0
Labs
$34
Radiology
$49

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