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

Wardat
100%
  • $633 raised, $0 to go
$633
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Wardat's treatment was fully funded on March 1, 2019.

Photo of Wardat post-operation

February 28, 2019

Wardat underwent tonsil surgery.

Surgery was successful. She has fully recovered and gone back to school.

Surgery was successful. She has fully recovered and gone back to school....

February 7, 2019

Wardat is a student from Tanzania. She is the youngest in a family of two children. She is currently in third grade and her best subjects are English and mathematics.

For two years, Wardat has been experiencing frequent fevers and difficulty breathing. Frequent illness causes her difficult breathing and sleeping. Wardat 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 Wardat, which is scheduled to take place on February 8. Surgeons will remove her tonsils, hopefully relieving Wardat of her symptoms and helping her live more comfortably.

Wardat’s mother says, “Please help fund my child’s surgery.”

Wardat is a student from Tanzania. She is the youngest in a family of two children. She is currently in third grade and her best subjects ar...

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Wardat's Timeline

  • February 7, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Wardat was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Tanzania.

  • February 08, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Wardat 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.

  • February 11, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Wardat's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 28, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Wardat's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • March 01, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Wardat's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 9 donors

Funded by 9 donors

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

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Ko Myo

Ko Myo Zaw is a 41-year-old man who lives with his wife in Burma. He and his wife used to work as a seamster and sew children’s clothing. However, Ko Myo stopped working more than a year ago because of his poor health and he now relies on his wife’s income. On the 18th of June 2018, Ko Myo developed pain in his left waist after sitting for a long time. He then had to stand up every two hours to reduce the pain. This continued for a few more months, until he was no longer able to work. A year after he first experienced these symptoms, he went to Myawaddy Hospital to see a doctor. He received an x-ray and ultrasound which revealed he has a kidney stone in his left kidney. The doctor gave him medication to breakup the stone and Ko Myo took the medication for one year. The medication reduced the pain during the first month, but returned a month after that. By the 29th of May 2019, he could no longer take the pain and went to see the doctor at Myawaddy Hospital. The doctor then gave him stronger medications to reduce the pain and break up the stone. At the suggestion of a neighbor, he decided to seek treatment at Mae Tao Clinic (MTC) across the border in Thailand, which he was told provides charitable health care. On 5th of October 2019, he arrived at MTC. The next day, he was brought to the local hospital where he received an ultrasound and an appointment to undergo laser treatment to breakup the kidney stone. He took out a loan to pay for the first round of treatment on November 24th, 2019. When he returned to the clinic in January to undergo a follow-up ultrasound, he was told they also found stones in his right kidney. Unable to pay for further treatment, Ko Myo was referred to Watsi Medical Partner Burma Children Medical Fund for assistance in accessing further treatment. Ko Myo's next appointment to undergo a second round of laser treatment will be on Jaunary 28th. He will complete treatment for the kidney stone in his left kidney, before he receives treatment for the stones in his other kidney. Currently, Ko Myo still has pain in his waist. Sometimes he feels tired and the area around his left waist feels hot. "Once I recover I would like to go back to work and pay back my loan," said Ko Myo.

76% funded

76%funded
$1,140raised
$360to go

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