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Success! Iqram from Tanzania raised $832 to fund burn contracture release.

Iqram
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  • $832 raised, $0 to go
$832
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Iqram's treatment was fully funded on November 30, 2019.

Photo of Iqram post-operation

November 10, 2019

Iqram underwent burn contracture release.

Iqram had a successful surgery that has helped release the contracture that was limiting his ability to straighten his arm. Through this surgery he can now be able to straighten his arm, he is still on the regular dressing of his post-surgical wound.

Iqram’s mother says, “Thank you for making the treatment of my son possible, God bless you.”

Iqram had a successful surgery that has helped release the contracture that was limiting his ability to straighten his arm. Through this sur...

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September 26, 2019

Iqram is a young boy from Tanzania. Iqram is a two-year-old boy, the only child to his parents, who struggles to stretch his right hand due to a burn scar contractures. The playful boy was playing with his friends when he went back to his mother’s house and by accident, fell on hot milk sustaining burns on his right side, especially his right hand. He spent a month in the hospital where the wounds were nursed and successfully healed. However, his right elbow skin healed with contractures. The contractures restrain Iqram’s ability to fully stretch and use his hand. The family has not been able to raise funds for a contracture release surgery, but their hope for help remains. Iqram’s father is a casual labourer at a factory and his mother a housewife. Their income is little to meet the treatment cost. They hope to have Iqram’s hand released and be able to use it with ease especially when he joins the school. Iqram’s aunt referred them to our facility when she learnt of an outreach program and upon review, he had contracture release recommended. Iqram’s parents appeal for financial assistance

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Iqram receive treatment. On September 27th, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to The surgery will allow Iqram to fully stretch his hand, restoring ability to utilize it. Now, he needs help to fund this $832 procedure.

Iqram’s mother says, “My son’s life will be very challenging if he not able to have his hand corrected please help him.”

Iqram is a young boy from Tanzania. Iqram is a two-year-old boy, the only child to his parents, who struggles to stretch his right hand due ...

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Iqram's Timeline

  • September 26, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Iqram was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare Foundation, our medical partner in Tanzania.

  • September 27, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Iqram 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.

  • September 29, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Iqram's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 10, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Iqram's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • November 30, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Iqram's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 27 donors

Funded by 27 donors

Treatment
Contracture Release and Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $832 for Iqram's treatment
Hospital Fees
$660
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$127
Labs
$14

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