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Success! Najati from Tanzania raised $633 to fund tonsil surgery.

Najati
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  • $633 raised, $0 to go
$633
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Najati's treatment was fully funded on December 21, 2018.

Photo of Najati post-operation

November 29, 2018

Najati underwent tonsil surgery.

Najati’s surgery went well. She is no longer having trouble breathing.

Najati’s mother says, “I am so thankful for your help. Thank you for saving her from all that suffering.”

Najati’s surgery went well. She is no longer having trouble breathing. Najati’s mother says, “I am so thankful for your help. Thank you f...

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November 1, 2018

Najati is a child from Tanzania. She has one younger sibling, and her mother cooks in a restaurant.

When she was young, Najati began to have difficulty breathing and sleeping. She was recently diagnosed with enlarged tonsils, which, if not treated, will cause her symptoms to persist and possibly intensify over time.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $633 to fund a tonsillectomy for Najati, which is scheduled to take place on November 2. Surgeons will remove her tonsils, hopefully relieving Najati of her symptoms and helping her live more comfortably.

Najati’s mother says, “Please help my daughter get well, she is really suffering and it hurts me to watch her struggle and I cannot do anything, she does not sleep most nights due to not being able to breathe.”

Najati is a child from Tanzania. She has one younger sibling, and her mother cooks in a restaurant. When she was young, Najati began to h...

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Najati's Timeline

  • November 1, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Najati was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • November 2, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Najati received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) in Tanzania. 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.

  • November 4, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Najati's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 29, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Najati's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 21, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Najati's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 22 donors

Funded by 22 donors

Treatment
Tonsilectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $633 for Najati's treatment
Hospital Fees
$586
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$28
Supplies
$0
Labs
$4

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