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Podolsky is a toddler from Haiti who needs $1,500 to fund prep and transport costs for heart surgery.

Podolsky
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  • $1,286 raised, $214 to go
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January 28, 2020

Now two years old, Podolsky was born with a heart condition called atrioventricular septal defect, in which a large hole exists in the middle of the four chambers of his heart. This condition allows blood to mix between all four chambers without obtaining oxygen.

Podolsky’s cardiac condition leaves him sick, short of breath, and malnourished. Podolsky lives with his mother on a small island off of the west coast of Haiti. He likes playing with stuffed animals and toys and listening to music.

His family is seeking $1,500 to support costs for preparation and transportation for Podolsky to access heart surgery. Another organization, Chain of Hope UK, is helping to cover the cost of surgery.

His mother shared, “I am looking forward to this surgery so that my son can become healthy and strong, and will stop becoming sick so often.”

Now two years old, Podolsky was born with a heart condition called atrioventricular septal defect, in which a large hole exists in the middl...

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Podolsky's Timeline

  • January 28, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Podolsky was submitted by Owen Robinson, Executive Director at Haiti Cardiac Alliance, our medical partner in Haiti.

  • February 02, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Podolsky's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 24, 2020
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Podolsky was scheduled to receive treatment at Sant Joan de Deu Children’s Hospital. 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.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Podolsky is currently raising funds for his treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Podolsky's treatment update from Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

Funded by 27 donors

Funded by 27 donors

Treatment
Overseas Prep and Transportation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $4,480 for Podolsky's treatment
Subsidies fund $2,980 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$450
Medication
$360
Supplies
$0
Travel
$3,400
Labs
$180
Other
$90

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