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

Gladness
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  • $608 raised, $0 to go
$608
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Gladness's treatment was fully funded on June 15, 2018.

Photo of Gladness post-operation

July 5, 2018

Gladness underwent repair surgery.

Surgery was successful. She can now stand more comfortably, and she will soon be able to walk.

Gladness’s mother says, “I am grateful for the treatment my daughter has gotten, I am happy that she will be able to walk well and go to school when she grows up.”

Surgery was successful. She can now stand more comfortably, and she will soon be able to walk. Gladness’s mother says, “I am grateful fo...

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May 16, 2018

Gladness is a baby from Tanzania. She is nine months old and the first child to her newlywed parents.

Gladness was born premature and with yellow fever. She stayed in the hospital for three weeks, and unfortunately she had an allergic reaction to her treatment that caused a burn-like wound on her lower left leg. Eventually, the wound caused her foot to contract and attach to her tibia. This has made it difficult for her to walk.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Gladness receive treatment. On May 18, surgeons at their care center will perform a contracture release surgery to help her walk. Now, she needs help to fund this $608 procedure.

Gladness’s mother says, “I am worried for my daughter that she will not be able to walk well without pain or discomfort. Please help us get her treatment.”

Gladness is a baby from Tanzania. She is nine months old and the first child to her newlywed parents. Gladness was born premature and wi...

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Gladness's Timeline

  • May 16, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 18, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Gladness 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.

  • May 23, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gladness's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 15, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Gladness's treatment was fully funded.

  • July 05, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Gladness's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 14 donors

Funded by 14 donors

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

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