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Monica from Tanzania raised $1,080 to get healthy.

Monica
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  • $1,080 raised, $0 to go
$1,080
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Monica's treatment was fully funded on October 15, 2013.

Photo of Monica post-operation

Monica received surgery to treat burn scar contractures on her leg.

100% of your donation will be used to cover the cost of Monica’s medical care. You will receive an update after Monica receives treatment. This may take several weeks or even months, so please be patient.

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Monica will now be able to move her knee and ankle much easier, allowing her to function and play like a normal child. Her mobility will no ...

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Born and raised in Tanzania, Monica is the only girl in a family of six. She is a quiet one-year-old who likes to be by her mother’s side. Her parents are hardworking pastoralists, raising livestock to provide for their family.

Monica recently suffered a traumatic burn and is having trouble learning how to walk as a result of the scar contracture (tightened skin) that followed. “I pray that my daughter will be able to walk when she grows up,” Monica’s mother says.

Physicians would like to perform contracture release surgery on Monica’s right knee and ankle, skin grafting to the affected area, and an amputation of her 2nd and 5th toes. Totaling out at $1,080, these procedures will enable Monica to walk properly and give her a chance at a normal and productive life.

Born and raised in Tanzania, Monica is the only girl in a family of six. She is a quiet one-year-old who likes to be by her mother’s side. H...

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Monica's Timeline

  • October 14, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Monica's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 15, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Monica's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Monica's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 13 donors

Funded by 13 donors

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.