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Success! Denis from Tanzania raised $608 to fund burn repair surgery.

Denis
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  • $608 raised, $0 to go
$608
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Denis's treatment was fully funded on April 30, 2018.

Photo of Denis post-operation

April 6, 2018

Denis underwent burn repair surgery.

Denis’s surgery went well. He is still recovering and his wound looks good. This surgery will allow him use his hand without difficulty.

Denis says, “I am happy that I will be able to use my hand. Thank you.”

Denis’s surgery went well. He is still recovering and his wound looks good. This surgery will allow him use his hand without difficulty. ...

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March 6, 2018

Denis is a young student from Tanzania. He is the youngest in a family of two children. Denis is currently in first grade and enjoys mathematics and drawing classes. He is a loving and caring brother to his sister and loves playing different games with his friends.

Denis’s mother is a businesswoman who sells snacks at the bus stand. His stepfather is a painter.

When he was two, Denis sustained serious burns. His mother was boiling beans in the kitchen, and Denis walked to the hot cooking pot and put his right hand in the boiling beans. Now, Denis cannot easily move his right wrist, which affects his performance in school.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Denis receive treatment. On March 6, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to give him full use of his right wrist. Now, he needs help to fund this $608 procedure.

Denis says, “I will be happy if I will be able to use my hand to hold a football and play with my friends. Thank you very much for helping me and my family by paying for this surgery.”

Denis is a young student from Tanzania. He is the youngest in a family of two children. Denis is currently in first grade and enjoys mathema...

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Denis's Timeline

  • March 6, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • March 06, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Denis 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.

  • March 08, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Denis's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 06, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Denis's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 30, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Denis's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 12 donors

Funded by 12 donors

Treatment
Single Contracture Release
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $608 for Denis's treatment
Hospital Fees
$460
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$103
Labs
$14

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