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Success! Nisriya from Ethiopia raised $1,500 to fund anorectal surgery.

Nisriya
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Nisriya's treatment was fully funded on May 18, 2020.

Photo of Nisriya post-operation

June 20, 2020

Nisriya underwent anorectal surgery.

Nisriya underwent successful PSARP surgery on the 14th of November 2019 and colostomy closure on the 12th of May 2020. Nisriya’s surgery proceeded successfully and she is recovering well from the operation. Her colostomy is closed and she is making stool for the first time. She has now been discharged home from the hospital and is having a good recovery. The treatment will help her to lead a normal and high-quality life.

Nisriya’s family had a good experience at the hospital. Nisriya’s father told us: “Even before she started her treatment and although she was so young, Nisrya knew her way of making stool was not normal. She used to hide from her mom and me when she went to the bathroom, even in such young age. And once she started her treatment she always asked ‘Is it today that I become normal?’ And she was so alert and happy when she first mad her stool in a normal way. She called me over and told me: ‘I make my stool in a normal way now!’ Her face was shining when she told me. We were so happy. I never expected her condition will be reconstructed. And after we started her medical treatment, I was always scared. Now I am so relived thanks to God. I will send her to school now. The school is far from where we are, but I will make all the sacrifice to send my child to school. She is a bright girl. Our hospital stay was good. God bless the staff. They are so caring and supporting. From where we stay in Addis, all patients want and pray to go to this hospital MCM.”

Nisriya underwent successful PSARP surgery on the 14th of November 2019 and colostomy closure on the 12th of May 2020. Nisriya's surgery pro...

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November 12, 2019

Nisriya is a young beautiful and playful girl from Ethiopia. Nisriya is the second-born girl in a family of three girls. She comes from a peasant family where her father is the sole breadwinner of the family. He is a casual labourer who relies on daily wages to make ends meet. Her mother is a housewife who delivered her third child in September 2019.

Nisriya was born with an anorectal malformation, a congenital abnormality that leads to a complete or partial intestinal blockage. She needs to undergo a series of procedures to eliminate bowel dysfunction. She had a colostomy done but it is currently giving her multiple issues. She faces stigma from society forcing her parents to hide her from the public realm. If not treated, she will be at risk of infections in the colostomy area and continue suffering discrimination. After her recovery, Nisriya will no longer experience bowel dysfunction or be at risk of developing health complications in the future.

Nisriya is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct her condition on November 14th. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of Nisriya’s procedure and care.

Her dad said, “It is my hope that my child will get successful surgery and I hope when she heal completely she will go to school. And I hope I will get her a good school working hard since she loves education.”

Nisriya is a young beautiful and playful girl from Ethiopia. Nisriya is the second-born girl in a family of three girls. She comes from a pe...

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Nisriya's Timeline

  • November 12, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nisriya was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Ethiopia.

  • November 20, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nisriya's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 12, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nisriya received treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM). 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.

  • May 18, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Nisriya's treatment was fully funded.

  • June 20, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Nisriya's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 42 donors

Treatment
Anorectal Malformation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,563 for Nisriya's treatment
Subsidies fund $63 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,427
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$42
Supplies
$0
Labs
$94

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