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Success! Dymitry from Haiti raised $1,500 to fund cardiac surgery prep and transport.

Dymitry
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Dymitry's treatment was fully funded on July 19, 2020.

Photo of Dymitry post-operation

July 14, 2021

Dymitry underwent cardiac surgery.

We just received an update from our Medical Partner that after a long wait for his treatment, Dymitry finally was able to travel to Canada and undergo his critical cardiac surgery. His treatment had been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and his family is relieved that he is on a journey to a healthier road ahead now! During his surgery, doctors closed the hole in Dymitry’s heart with a patch and removed the muscular blockage from his valve. Now that he had surgery, his risk from this condition has been removed and he can have a full life ahead.

Dymitry is overjoyed with his recovery,”I am excited that I will be able to walk to my school and back home without being tired!”

We just received an update from our Medical Partner that after a long wait for his treatment, Dymitry finally was able to travel to Canada a...

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February 27, 2020

Dymitry is a 13-year-old student from Haiti. Dymitry lives in a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince with his mother and grandparents. He is in the sixth grade and especially likes engineering and math.

Dymitry has a cardiac condition called Tetralogy of Fallot. This condition involves several related defects including a hole between the two lower chambers of the heart, and a muscular blockage of one of the valves.

Fortunately, Dymitry will be able to fly to Canada to receive treatment. On April 2nd, he will undergo cardiac surgery, during which surgeons will close the hole in his heart with a patch, and remove the muscular blockage from his valve. Another organization, The Herbie Fund, is contributing $25,000 to pay for surgery.

Dymitry’s family also needs help to fund the costs of surgery prep and transport. The $1,500 bill covers labs, medicines, and checkup and followup appointments. It also supports passport obtainment and the social workers from our medical partner, Haiti Cardiac Alliance, who will accompany Dymitry’s family overseas.

Dymitry told us, “I am looking forward to learning how to play soccer after my surgery!”

Dymitry is a 13-year-old student from Haiti. Dymitry lives in a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince with his mother and grandparents. He is in th...

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Dymitry's Timeline

  • February 27, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Dymitry was submitted by Owen Robinson, Executive Director at Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

  • March 3, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Dymitry's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 19, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Dymitry's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 20, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Dymitry received treatment at The Hospital for Sick Children in Canada. 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.

  • July 14, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Dymitry's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 38 donors

Treatment
Overseas Prep and Transportation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,380 for Dymitry's treatment
Subsidies fund $880 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$450
Medication
$360
Supplies
$0
Travel
$1,300
Labs
$180
Other
$90

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