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John is a boy from Tanzania who needs $608 to fund burn repair surgery.

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March 5, 2018

John is a child from Tanzania. He is almost four years old. He lives with his grandmother.

One year ago, John was playing with matches while his grandmother was at the hospital. He sustained burns on the right side of his body. Now, he cannot move his right hand.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping John receive treatment. On March 6, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to allow him to lift his hand and carry things easily. Now, he needs help to fund this $608 procedure.

“I pray to God that John gets treated, recovers well, and joins school,” John’s grandmother says.

John is a child from Tanzania. He is almost four years old. He lives with his grandmother. One year ago, John was playing with matches w...

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John's Timeline

  • March 5, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • March 06, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    John 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.

  • March 06, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    John's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 11, 2018
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting John's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    John is currently raising funds for his treatment.

Funded by 10 donors

Funded by 10 donors

Treatment
Single Contracture Release
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $608 for John's treatment
Hospital Fees
$460
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$103
Labs
$14

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