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Rosemary is a young woman from Tanzania who needs $633 to fund tonsil surgery.

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December 27, 2017

Rosemary is a college student from Tanzania. Her husband is a small businessman, while her parents are farmers. Rosemary pays for her tuition through student loans.

Since she was a teenager, Rosemary has been experiencing trouble breathing and eating and sleep apnea. Frequent illness has caused her to miss school. Rosemary was recently diagnosed with enlarged tonsils, which, if not treated, will cause her symptoms to persist and possibly intensify over time.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $633 to fund a tonsillectomy for Rosemary, which is scheduled to take place on December 28. Surgeons will remove her tonsils, hopefully relieving Rosemary of her symptoms and helping her live more comfortably.

Rosemary says, “Thank you for helping me get treated. God bless you.”

Rosemary is a college student from Tanzania. Her husband is a small businessman, while her parents are farmers. Rosemary pays for her tuitio...

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Rosemary's Timeline

  • December 27, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • December 28, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Rosemary 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.

  • January 03, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Rosemary's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Rosemary is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • January 18, 2018
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Rosemary's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

Funded by 3 donors

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Funded by 3 donors

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Treatment
Tonsilectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $633 for Rosemary's treatment
Hospital Fees
$586
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$28
Supplies
$0
Labs
$4

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