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

Trust
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  • $633 raised, $0 to go
$633
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Trust's treatment was fully funded on January 15, 2018.

Photo of Trust post-operation

January 23, 2018

Trust underwent tonsil surgery.

After receiving treatment, Trust can breathe normally and is no longer in pain. He will be able to attend school properly after a full recovery.

Trust’s father says, “I am very happy that Trust received treatment and now he is very OK. I thank you all for your kindness, may Almighty God bless you all abundantly. Trust will now attend his classes as required because there is no health hindrance. I am positive he will shine in his studies and in life.”

After receiving treatment, Trust can breathe normally and is no longer in pain. He will be able to attend school properly after a full recov...

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December 20, 2017

Trust is a student from Tanzania. He is an active, happy, and self-confident fourth grade student. Trust likes studying mathematics and English and playing football. Trust’s father is a pastor, and his mother is a stay-at-home mom. The family lives in a rented house.

For five years, Trust has been experiencing difficulty swallowing and sleeping. This leads to breathing obstruction and chest pain. Trust was recently diagnosed with enlarged tonsils, which, if not treated, will cause his symptoms to persist and possibly intensify over time.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $633 to fund a tonsillectomy for Trust, which is scheduled to take place on December 28. Surgeons will remove his tonsils, hopefully relieving Trust of his symptoms and helping him live more comfortably.

Trust’s father says, “I believe that Trust will get treatment and he will be able to continue with his studies as required. I promise to lead him through his life till he grows up so that he can be a famous and successful football player in the world.”

Trust is a student from Tanzania. He is an active, happy, and self-confident fourth grade student. Trust likes studying mathematics and Engl...

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Trust's Timeline

  • December 20, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • December 20, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Trust's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 28, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Trust 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.

  • January 15, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Trust's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 23, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Trust's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

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

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