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Success! Precious from Kenya raised $634 to fund brain surgery.

Precious
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  • $634 raised, $0 to go
$634
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Precious's treatment was fully funded on September 16, 2018.

Photo of Precious post-operation

July 20, 2018

Precious underwent brain surgery.

Precious had a successful surgery to help drain the excess fluid. This has minimized the risk of brain damage.

“For agreeing to take up my child and fund for her surgical care, I am grateful,” says Precious’s mother.

Precious had a successful surgery to help drain the excess fluid. This has minimized the risk of brain damage. “For agreeing to take up m...

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July 12, 2018

Precious is a newborn baby from Kenya. Her mother is a college student. The two of them live with Precious’s maternal grandparents. The family farms a small piece of land, growing maize and beans.

When Precious was one week old, her head began to increase in size. Her grandmother noticed this change and brought her to the hospital, where she was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain.

Previous needs to undergo a shunt insertion surgery to drain the fluid from her brain. The procedure is scheduled for July 12 and will cost $634.

“I really need your help and I am kindly requesting for any assistance,” shares Precious’s mother.

Precious is a newborn baby from Kenya. Her mother is a college student. The two of them live with Precious's maternal grandparents. The fami...

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Precious's Timeline

  • July 12, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 12, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Precious received treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH). 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 12, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Precious's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 20, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Precious's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • September 16, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Precious's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 20 donors

Funded by 20 donors

Treatment
VP Shunt Revision
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $634 for Precious's treatment
Hospital Fees
$486
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$28
Supplies
$0
Labs
$120

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