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Success! Agness from Tanzania raised $500 to get healthy.

Agness
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Agness's treatment was fully funded on June 24, 2013.

Agness is a promising young woman from Tanzania. She has a deformity in her left leg that makes walking difficult and painful.

The youngest of four, Agness works as a housemaid to support herself and her mother. Their combined income can barely cover their basic needs. She doesn’t earn nearly enough to pay for the $500 corrective surgery she needs.

Agness dreams of designing clothes and says her wish is “to one day become an excellent tailor.” Let’s relieve Agness of her pain so she can focus on achieving her goals!

Agness is a promising young woman from Tanzania. She has a deformity in her left leg that makes walking difficult and painful. The younge...

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Agness's Timeline

  • June 24, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Agness's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 24, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Agness's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

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

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

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Linn

Linn is a 24-year-old seventh grader from Burma. She lives with her parents, grandmother, an uncle and three younger sisters in Myawaddy Township, Karen State. Among her family, only her father and her mother work. Her uncle stays home and looks after her grandmother and her youngest sister, while her two other sisters go to school. To support their family, Linn’s parents work as day labourers. About six months ago, while she was studying at school, Linn started to experience dizziness and severe headaches. When she looked at the blackboard and her notebook, she had blurry double vision. However, she did not say anything to the teacher as she is new at the school and she was afraid of the teacher. When her friends found out what was happening to her, they wanted to tell the teacher, but Linn forbid them from doing so. After a month of struggling with this problem, Linn finally told her mother. She had kept it from her as she knew about their financial difficulties and she did not want to become a burden. Linn's parents took her to an eyeglass shop in Myawaddy. There, they examine her eyesight, told Linn that she does not need eyeglasses and urged her to go to Mae Sot Hospital (MSH) in Thailand. Doctors want Linn to undergo a CT scan, a procedure in which x-ray images taken from several angles are combined to produce cross-sectional images of the body. This scan will hopefully help doctors diagnose her condition and formulate an appropriate treatment plan. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $414 to cover the cost of Linn's CT scan and care, scheduled for September 2nd. As for Linn, she enjoys studying a lot. She said, “English and mathematics are my favorite subjects. I’m also interested in karate as self-defense course and I want to learn it. But, when I have time, I have to help out with household chores. I also have to set aside time to studying.”

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