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Success! Rebecca from Tanzania raised $1,035 to fund an amputation.

Rebecca
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  • $1,035 raised, $0 to go
$1,035
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Rebecca's treatment was fully funded on July 9, 2018.

Photo of Rebecca post-operation

May 30, 2018

Rebecca underwent an amputation.

Rebecca’s surgery went well. She will soon be able to walk with a prosthesis, and she will be able to return to her bakery business.

Rebecca says, “I am grateful and happy that I get the chance to keep living. At some point I had lost hope but this treatment has given me a new hope.”

Rebecca’s surgery went well. She will soon be able to walk with a prosthesis, and she will be able to return to her bakery business. Rebe...

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May 14, 2018

Rebecca is a baker and a singer mother of one child. She has two siblings. Rebecca was a healthy woman until three years ago, when she developed chronic ulcer secondary peripheral vascular disease on her right leg. She underwent an amputation, lost her job, and was left struggling to provide for her teenage son and to feed her family.

Rebecca eventually managed to start a small bakery business at home. Unfortunately, she recently developed the same condition on her left leg. She can no longer work and needs treatment.

Rebecca is scheduled to undergo a left leg amputation on May 15. Now, she needs help raising $1,035 to fund this procedure.

Rebecca says, “Thank you for helping me getting this treatment, it has been a difficult life changing journey for me and my son. At some point we had lost hope, but God has made a way through everyone contributing, praying for me and assisting me in one way or the other. I am so grateful.”

Rebecca is a baker and a singer mother of one child. She has two siblings. Rebecca was a healthy woman until three years ago, when she devel...

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Rebecca's Timeline

  • May 14, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 14, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Rebecca's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 15, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Rebecca 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.

  • May 30, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Rebecca's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • July 09, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Rebecca's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 37 donors

Treatment
Amputation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,035 for Rebecca's treatment
Hospital Fees
$849
Medical Staff
$25
Medication
$11
Supplies
$98
Labs
$52

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