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Marie Marthe from Haiti raised $1,500 to get healthy.

Marie Marthe
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Marie Marthe's treatment was fully funded on March 20, 2014.

Photo of Marie Marthe post-operation

March 17, 2015

Marie Marthe received surgery and chemotherapy to treat breast cancer.

The treatment was a success!

“The chemotherapy sessions caused some fatigue but everything went well for her,” Marie Marthe’s doctor tells us. “Marie Marthe is now able to live cancer free and continue her life with her family and friends.”

“I was troubled but now everything is okay,” Marie Marthe says. “I want to thank everyone for their help, without you I could never pay for the treatment in order to beat the disease, thank you very much.”

The treatment was a success! "The chemotherapy sessions caused some fatigue but everything went well for her," Marie Marthe's doctor tell...

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February 10, 2014

Marie Marthe is a 47-year-old from Haiti. She works as a small farmer to support her three children. Four years ago, when she gave birth, she noticed that she had a bump on her breast. She felt headaches, loss of appetite, insomnia, and pain while lifting things.

When she went to the hospital, Marie Marthe was told that she has breast cancer. She says that she cried a lot and felt hopeless, but has since received support from friends who tell her to stay strong. Since the onset of the symptoms she hasn’t been able to work as strongly.

For $1,500, Marie Marthe can get the surgery and chemotherapy required to treat this condition. Let’s help Marie Marthe get this treatment done so she can return to her life and her family!

Marie Marthe is a 47-year-old from Haiti. She works as a small farmer to support her three children. Four years ago, when she gave birth, sh...

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Marie Marthe's Timeline

  • February 10, 2014
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Marie Marthe was submitted by Joseph Emmanuel at Project Medishare.

  • February 17, 2014
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Marie Marthe received treatment. 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 1, 2014
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Marie Marthe's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 20, 2014
    FULLY FUNDED

    Marie Marthe's treatment was fully funded.

  • March 17, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Marie Marthe. Read the update.

Funded by 16 donors

Funded by 16 donors

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Grace

Grace is a two-month-old baby and the second born in a family of two children. Their family lives in a small rented house in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Her father is the bread winner of the family but he is not employed formally. He does casual electrical jobs and work is hard to come by. Her mother used to sell clothes before she was expecting her baby. Their family does not have national health insurance coverage and cannot raise the required funds for their daughter’s surgery. Grace has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain and increases intracranial pressure. Grace was born pre-maturely at Kijabe Hospital and was admitted in the nursery for close monitoring and extra care. After spending two weeks in nursery, she was diagnosed with hydrocephalus. At the time, there was not a neuro surgeon locally who could help and she was not stable enough to be referred to another facility. She has been doing well now, and a shunt surgery is scheduled to happen tomorrow as an urgent surgery to help treat her condition. Without treatment, Grace will experience severe physical and developmental delays. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $720 to cover the cost of surgery for Grace that will treat her hydrocephalus. The procedure is scheduled to take place on January 12th and will drain the excess fluid from Grace's brain. This will reduce intracranial pressure and greatly improve her quality of life. With proper treatment, Grace will hopefully develop into a strong, healthy young girl. Grace’s mother says, “At first I was shocked when I heard about the condition and found it hard for us, but we believe all will be well.”

27% funded

27%funded
$197raised
$523to go

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