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Success! Lesly from Guatemala raised $492 to fund malnutrition treatment.

Lesly
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  • $492 raised, $0 to go
$492
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Lesly's treatment was fully funded on August 31, 2017.

Photo of Lesly post-operation

July 7, 2017

Lesly received successful malnutrition treatment.

Since beginning treatment for malnutrition, Lesly has been gaining weight and growing taller. Before entering into the program, Lesly’s mother worried because her daughter was not recovering her health. Now, however, she is happy because she has learned a lot in the nutrition classes and sees her daughter is bettering in her growth and development. With continued treatment, we are confident that Lesly will continue along this healthy trajectory.

Lesly’s mother says, “I am very grateful to the organization and the donors for the effort you have made so that Lesly can recover.”

Since beginning treatment for malnutrition, Lesly has been gaining weight and growing taller. Before entering into the program, Lesly’s moth...

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April 21, 2017

Lesly is a friendly 23-month-old toddler from Guatemala. She loves to play with her aunt, who takes care of her every day. Her favorite foods are watermelon, refried beans, and rice. Lesly’s father works as a day laborer, and her mother takes care of the household.

Lesly was diagnosed with malnutrition, a condition that results from consuming too little protein, calories, and nutrients. Beginning on April 27, Lesly will be monitored at Clinic Tecpán, our medical partner’s care center. There, she will receive nutritional supplements and micronutrients to help her recover.

Our medical partner, Wuqu’ Kawoq, is asking for $492 to cover the cost of Lesly’s treatment. Funds will also go towards an educational program that will teach her mother how to create a nutrient-rich diet using limited resources.

“I am very thankful to the organization for the effort they make with children,” says Lesly’s mother.

Lesly is a friendly 23-month-old toddler from Guatemala. She loves to play with her aunt, who takes care of her every day. Her favorite food...

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Lesly's Timeline

  • April 21, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Lesly was submitted by Hannah Shryer, Complex Care Coordinator/Research Intern at Wuqu’ Kawoq.

  • April 27, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Lesly received treatment at Clinic Tecpán in Guatemala. 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.

  • May 9, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Lesly's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 7, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Lesly's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • August 31, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Lesly's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Severe Stunting
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $492 for Lesly's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$94
Medication
$77
Supplies
$55
Travel
$87
Other
$179

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