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Success! Robdu from Ethiopia raised $1,500 to fund surgery for anorectal malformation.

Robdu
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Robdu's treatment was fully funded on June 16, 2020.

Photo of Robdu post-operation

October 7, 2020

Robdu underwent a series of surgeries for anorectal malformation.

Robdu underwent a successful PSARP surgery on 31st of Dec 2019 followed by colostomy closure on the 27th of August 2020. She is doing well! Her family is relieved that she is now able to pass stool normally and is no longer at risk of intestinal tissue infection.

Robdu’s mother shared, “We are so happy for the surgery. Our hospital stay was very good. The staff were so good to us. I hope Robdu will achieve great things in her life when she grows up.”

Robdu underwent a successful PSARP surgery on 31st of Dec 2019 followed by colostomy closure on the 27th of August 2020. She is doing well! ...

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December 29, 2019

Robdu is a beautiful and playful baby girl from Ethiopia. She was born with an anorectal malformation, a birth defect where a child has an imperforate anus or they have no opening in their anus. She developed bowel obstruction because of the condition and an emergency colostomy was done. She has also had multiple issues with her colostomy care, requiring constant hospital visits. She is planned for PSARP in our facility to correct the congenital defect.

Robdu and her two brothers live with their parents in Ethiopia. Her father relies on subsistence farming to make ends meet while her mother is a housewife. They do not have funds required for the surgery and so appeal for financial assistance.

Robdu is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct her condition on December 31st. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of Robdu’s procedure and care.

After her recovery, Robdu will no longer experience bowel dysfunction or be at risk of developing health complications in the future.

Her dad said, “I hope she will get well. And it is my dream to educate her and see her achieving so big in her life.”

Robdu is a beautiful and playful baby girl from Ethiopia. She was born with an anorectal malformation, a birth defect where a child has an i...

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Robdu's Timeline

  • December 29, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Robdu was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Ethiopia.

  • December 30, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Robdu's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 16, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Robdu's treatment was fully funded.

  • August 27, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Robdu received treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM). 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.

  • October 07, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Robdu's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 28 donors

Funded by 28 donors

Treatment
Anorectal Malformation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,563 for Robdu's treatment
Subsidies fund $63 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,427
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$42
Supplies
$0
Labs
$94

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