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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 Foundation, our medical partner in Tanzania.

  • November 02, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Najati 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.

  • November 04, 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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Kyin

Kyin is a 69-year-old retired teacher who lives with her 31-year-old son and 39-year-old daughter-in-law in Yangon, Burma. As a retired teacher since 2010, Kyin receives 140,000 kyat (approx. 140 USD) per month as part of her pension. She now volunteers as a teacher at a monastic school. Both her son and daughter-in-law work for a company. Kyin has another son who was paralysed in a workplace accident. He used to live with Kyin, but when her health deteriorated and she could no longer care for him, he was moved to a social care centre in Yangon. One day, in March 2016, Kyin was teaching at the monastic school, when suddenly she fainted. A medical emergency team then attended to her. When she felt better, a doctor told her that she might have a heart condition and advised her to see a heart specialist. One month after the incident, she went to a cardiologist at North Okkalapa General Hospital. There, she received an X-ray and an echocardiogram (echo). After checking her results, the doctor told her that she has a heart problem and that she can die if she does not receive appropriate treatment. The doctor prescribed her medication for her heart and told her that she will need to receive surgery if her health deteriorates. Six months ago, when Kyin received another echo and the doctor told her that she needs to receive surgery right away. However, her family could not afford to pay for her surgery. Therefore, the doctor said that he would help find them an organization that could help with paying for her surgery and medication. Currently, Kyin is unable to sleep well at night on her back and she needs to sleep propped up. She often feels tired and has shortness of breath.

54% funded

54%funded
$817raised
$683to go

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