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Muriet from Tanzania raised $500 to get healthy.

Muriet
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  • $500 raised, $0 to go
$500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Muriet's treatment was fully funded on March 11, 2013.

Photo of Muriet post-operation

Muriet received treatment for severe burns and is expected to make a full recovery.

“Muriet’s operation was a success. She has some weeks of splinting ahead but should return home able to do many more activities!”

"Muriet's operation was a success. She has some weeks of splinting ahead but should return home able to do many more activities!"...

Muriet suffered serious burns to her leg in a fire, and is unable to walk normally. The Watsi coordinator at African Mission Healthcare Foundation says she, “cannot run or play with other children,” and that she needs surgery and skin grafting to restore mobility to her leg.

Burns constitute the second most common cause of trauma-related deaths worldwide. For burn victims who survive, the next question becomes whether they will return to society as normal, productive people. In the developing world, due to lack of access to surgical care, the answer is often no.

For $500, African Mission Healthcare Foundation can make sure Muriet gets the medical care she needs to live a normal life. The cost of treatment includes surgery, hospital stay, rehabilitation, and materials.

Muriet suffered serious burns to her leg in a fire, and is unable to walk normally. The Watsi coordinator at African Mission Healthcare Foun...

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Muriet's Timeline

  • March 11, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Muriet's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 11, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Muriet's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Muriet. Read the update.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

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