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Emmaculate from Kenya raised $1,500 to fund brain surgery.

Emmaculate
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Emmaculate's treatment was fully funded on March 14, 2021.
June 1, 2021

Emmaculate did not yet undergo surgery.

Our medical partner just shared that Emmaculate’s family has not returned for her surgery yet. The hospital has tried reaching out and rescheduling, but they have not been able to come back to the hospital at this point. Our medical partner has asked that we support another patient in need while they continue to be in touch with Emmaculate’s family about the care that she needs. Thank you for your understanding and support.

Our medical partner just shared that Emmaculate’s family has not returned for her surgery yet. The hospital has tried reaching out and resch...

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February 26, 2021

In late January, the Muinde family from Kenya was blessed with their firstborn child, a daughter they named Emmaculate. Emmaculate’s mother works in a mobile money shop and Emmaculate’s father has a small electronics shop. They live in a small rented house in Nakuru, and are able to use their income to cover most of their family’s basic needs.

They learned that Emmaculate was born with a rare form of craniosynostosis, which meant that her eyes were not fully formed and her pupil was not visible in both of her eyes. A few days after her birth, Emmaculate was reviewed at her local clinic, and the doctor referred Emmaculate to a nearby facility for further examination. Ultimately, Emmaculate was seen by the doctors at our Medical Partner Care Center BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH). On March 1st, Emmaculate will undergo a craniotomy in order to release the pressure in her brain.

However, Emmaculate’s parents are not able to cover the amount needed for her surgery. Emmaculate’s father says, “When I was told about my child’s condition and the treatment required, my heart sank as we could not afford any of this treatment. As a family, we are requesting financial help.”

In late January, the Muinde family from Kenya was blessed with their firstborn child, a daughter they named Emmaculate. Emmaculate's mother ...

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Emmaculate's Timeline

  • February 26, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Emmaculate was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • March 1, 2021
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Emmaculate was scheduled to receive 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.

  • March 1, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Emmaculate's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 1, 2021
    FUNDING ENDED

    Emmaculate is no longer raising funds.

  • June 1, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Emmaculate's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

Treatment
Craniotomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,660 for Emmaculate's treatment
Subsidies fund $160 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,285
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$82
Supplies
$0
Labs
$214
Other
$79

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