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Success! Fadix from Ethiopia raised $1,500 so she can pass stool normally.

Fadix
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  • $1,500 raised, $35 to go
$1,500
raised
$35
to go
Fully funded
Fadix's treatment was fully funded on September 17, 2015.

Photo of Fadix post-operation

December 16, 2015

Fadix received successful surgery to help her pass stool normally.

Fadix underwent a successful anorectoplasty, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), shares. “She recovered well and on November 24th, Fadix’s colostomy closure was successful and she is now able to pass stool on her own.”

“She is recovered and has been discharged from the hospital,” AMHF adds. These procedures will help Fadix grow up healthy and comfortably, free from the potential complications she faced.

“Fadix’s mother expressed the deepest gratitude to her donors,” AMHF adds.

Fadix underwent a successful anorectoplasty, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), shares. "She recovered well ...

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August 29, 2015

“Fadix is from a war zone in Somalia. Her mother is unwell and cannot afford transport to get Fadix to the hospital,” explains our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

One of Fadix’s relatives brought her in to the hospital after noticing she was unable to pass stool normally.

Fadix is a smiling newborn living in Ethiopia. She was born with an anorectal malformation. After she was born, she immediately underwent surgery to get a colostomy, an artificial passage to make it easier for her to eliminate waste. The colostomy is now blocked and she needs surgery in order to pass stool healthily.

“It’s hard for us to get medical treatment for Fadix where we live. If Fadix does not get help here, we are afraid that she will die,” her relatives say. Fadix’s family does not have the money they need to cover her medical bills and are eager for her to get better.

With $1500, Fadix will receive an anorectoplasty. This operation will surgically create a new passage through which Fadix will pass stool. This operation will eliminate her need for a colostomy and ensure that she can eliminate waste from her body and grow into a healthy young child.

"Fadix is from a war zone in Somalia. Her mother is unwell and cannot afford transport to get Fadix to the hospital," explains our medical p...

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Fadix's Timeline

  • August 29, 2015
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Fadix was submitted by Sarah Mwangi, Program Manager at African Mission Healthcare Foundation, our medical partner in Ethiopia.

  • September 01, 2015
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Fadix 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.

  • September 10, 2015
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Fadix's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 17, 2015
    FULLY FUNDED

    Fadix's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 16, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Fadix's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 31 donors

Funded by 31 donors

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