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Basilica from Kenya raised $800 to beat cervical cancer.

Basilica
100%
  • $800 raised, $0 to go
$800
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Basilica's treatment was fully funded on December 9, 2014.

Photo of Basilica post-operation

March 17, 2015

Basilica received a hysterectomy to treat cervical cancer.

The surgery was successful!

“Basilica’s treatment was a success and she is recovering very well,” reports her doctor at African Mission Healthcare Foundation. “She is no longer experiencing dizzy spells.”

“THANK YOU!! Words can never express my gratitude towards you. I will always remember and appreciate the gift you have given me,” says Basilica.

The surgery was successful! "Basilica's treatment was a success and she is recovering very well," reports her doctor at African Mission H...

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November 19, 2014

“I thank God for placing you in my path. I had lost all hope of ever getting treatment,” shares a now hopeful Basilica. 46-year-old Basilica was recently diagnosed with cervical cancer by our medical partner African Mission Healthcare Foundation in Kenya. Her symptoms include feeling weak and experiencing dizzy spells. Basilica was first put on medication to treat her cancer, but now her doctors are advising her to have surgery in order to keep the cancer from spreading.

Working as a cleaner, Basilica earns just enough to support herself and her 21-year-old daughter. Despite her hard work, she cannot afford the $800 treatment she needs. Let’s work together to raise the funds necessary for Basilica to have a total abdominal hysterectomy.

With this treatment, Basilica’s doctors expect her to “live a healthy normal life!”

“I thank God for placing you in my path. I had lost all hope of ever getting treatment,” shares a now hopeful Basilica. 46-year-old Basilic...

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Basilica's Timeline

  • November 19, 2014
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Basilica was submitted by Joan Kadagaya at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • November 20, 2014
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Basilica received treatment. 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.

  • December 02, 2014
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Basilica's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 09, 2014
    FULLY FUNDED

    Basilica's treatment was fully funded.

  • March 17, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Basilica. Read the update.

Funded by 9 donors

Funded by 9 donors

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.