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Success! Janbern from the Philippines raised $268 to fund malnutrition treatment.

Janbern
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  • $268 raised, $0 to go
$268
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Janbern's treatment was fully funded on November 29, 2016.

Photo of Janbern post-operation

February 10, 2017

Janbern received successful malnutrition treatment.

She grew to reach a normal height and weight. She also has an increased appetite and more energy.

Her family says, “We are so thankful for all the sponsors that gave for our child. The food allocation that was given to her helped her a lot in so many ways. She was able to gain weight and become more healthy. She is also playful and in a good mood most of the time.”

She grew to reach a normal height and weight. She also has an increased appetite and more energy. Her family says, "We are so thankful fo...

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October 12, 2016

Two-year-old Janbern lives in the Philippines with her parents and five siblings. They live in a house made of bamboo with a roof made of galvanized iron. Janbern is an active little girl who loves to play with her siblings.

Unfortunately, Janbern’s parents cannot afford to give her the diet she needs to stay healthy. As a result, Janbern is severely malnourished. She requires immediate treatment to prevent delays in her mental and physical development.

Janbern began $268 malnutrition treatment on October 19. She is being treated by International Care Ministries (ICM), a Watsi medical partner. ICM will supply Janbern with nutrient-enriched food packs to help her reach a normal weight for her age. The nourishment will also ensure that she achieves optimum physical and mental development.

Janbern will receive weekly visits from ICM staff and community volunteers to check up on her progress in the program. Additionally, staff will educate her parents about ways to sustain her health in the future.

Janbern’s mother hopes that her daughter will finish school and have a job one day. Let’s help fund this important treatment program!

Two-year-old Janbern lives in the Philippines with her parents and five siblings. They live in a house made of bamboo with a roof made of ga...

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Janbern's Timeline

  • October 12, 2016
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Janbern was submitted by Michele Uyanib, Dumaguete TPC at International Care Ministries.

  • October 19, 2016
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Janbern received treatment at Home-based malnutrition intervention program in Guatemala. 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.

  • November 14, 2016
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Janbern's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 29, 2016
    FULLY FUNDED

    Janbern's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 10, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Janbern's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 8 donors

Funded by 8 donors

Treatment
Severe Acute Malnutrition
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $268 for Janbern's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$13
Medication
$87
Supplies
$0
Travel
$54
Other
$114

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