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Success! Mathaw from Malawi raised $28 to fund a dental extraction.

Mathaw
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  • $28 raised, $0 to go
$28
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$0
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Fully funded
Mathaw's treatment was fully funded on September 14, 2017.

Photo of Mathaw post-operation

August 8, 2017

Mathaw underwent a dental extraction.

Mathaw’s extraction was a success. She will now be free from tooth pain.

She says, “Thank you.”

Mathaw's extraction was a success. She will now be free from tooth pain. She says, “Thank you.”...

July 18, 2017

Mathaw is a farmer from Malawi. She recently traveled to our medical partner’s care center, Kabudula Community Hospital. Kabudula is a rural community outside of the capital city of Lilongwe. The health catchment area serves roughly 350,000 people, but the health centers and the hospital are often poorly stocked and staffed.  One of Mathaw’s teeth has been causing her bothersome symptoms. Diet is an issue for dental health in Malawi, where sugarcane is prevalent. Also, there is little to no oral health education in Malawi and limited access to a dental professional. In fact, there are fewer than 20 dentists across the country. Fortunately, a visiting dentist will perform a dental extraction. A dental extraction is a simple procedure with few risks, and it will result in a significant reduction in her symptoms. Mathaw is scheduled to undergo treatment on July 18. Our medical partner, World Altering Medicine, is requesting just $28 to fund the procedure.

Mathaw is a farmer from Malawi. She recently traveled to our medical partner’s care center, Kabudula Community Hospital. Kabudula is a rural...

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Mathaw's Timeline

  • July 18, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Mathaw was submitted by Sadie Bazur-Leidy, Director of Operations at World Altering Medicine, our medical partner in Malawi.

  • July 18, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mathaw received treatment at Kabudula Rural Community Hospital.

  • July 24, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mathaw's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 08, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mathaw's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • September 14, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mathaw's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Dental Extraction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $28 for Mathaw's treatment
Hospital Fees
$26
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$2
Supplies
$0

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