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Priyanka
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$840
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Priyanka's treatment was fully funded on December 5, 2012.

Priyanka is 12-year-old girl from Nepal who suffered severe burns when she was 6 months old. She now has a post-burn scar contracture, a tightening of the skin that occurs after a third degree burn.

Priyanka is very smart – her favorite subject is Nepali, but the contracture restricts her movement, making it difficult for her to study, write, or even eat. It also impacts her social life. Priyanka told her doctors that she has no friends because she is “ashamed to befriend people.”

Fortunately, Priyanka’s condition can be treated through surgery.

Priyanka has an older brother who is 13 and a younger sister who is 11. Her father works in Mumbia, India, and hasn’t been home for five years. Her mother works on other people’s farms, but struggles to make enough money to support the family.

We need to make sure that Priyanka’s family’s financial situation doesn’t stand in the way of her getting the medical treatment she needs. Let’s do this!

Priyanka is 12-year-old girl from Nepal who suffered severe burns when she was 6 months old. She now has a post-burn scar contracture, a tig...

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Priyanka's Timeline

  • December 02, 2012
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Priyanka's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 05, 2012
    FULLY FUNDED

    Priyanka's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Priyanka's treatment update from Possible.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Siphilina

Siphilina is a 68-year-old talkative grandmother. On 25th of October, 2019, Siphilina fell, sustaining severe left femoral neck fracture. She was taken to the nearest health facility but could not get treatment due to the severity of the condition. She spent some days at home as she was unable to afford medical care. She was in great pain, could not walk and had difficulties sitting or lying in bed. Fortunately, Siphilina went to Kapsowar hospital whereupon diagnosis, she had an ORIF surgery recommended. The surgery will relieve her of the pain, reduce the chances of ambulation problems and further closed fracture complications. Siphilina, a humble millet farmer lives with her daughter and three grandchildren in the village. She lost her husband years ago. Her only source of income is from subsistence farming which has very low-income yields. This limits her ability to raise the required hospital fee for the surgery. Siphilina appeals for help to be able to meet the cost of surgery.  Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On October 30th, Siphilina will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. The surgery will reduce the pain, fix the fracture reducing chances of further complications on her left leg. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure. Siphilina says, “I want to be able to walk sit and even feed by myself like other people.”

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