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Success! Andy from Guatemala raised $492 to fund malnutrition treatment.

Andy
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  • $492 raised, $0 to go
$492
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Andy's treatment was fully funded on August 6, 2017.

Photo of Andy post-operation

July 7, 2017

Andy received malnutrition treatment.

Since beginning treatment for malnutrition, Andy has been gaining weight and growing taller. Andy’s mother reports that the program has helped her son greatly and that he has not gotten sick like before. With continued treatment, we are confident that Andy will continue to grow and thrive.

Andy’s mother says, “The advice I have received has helped me because before I did not know about certain things, but now I am feeding my son the diet he should receive and I know the importance of it.”

Since beginning treatment for malnutrition, Andy has been gaining weight and growing taller. Andy’s mother reports that the program has help...

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March 7, 2017

Andy is the second child in his family. They live near Lake Atitlan in rural Guatemala. Andy’s mother is a housewife, and his father works as a public transportation assistant.

Andy has been diagnosed with severe stunting as a result of malnutrition. He is underweight and small for his age. Andy’s mother says that her son rarely finishes his food and is often sick.

Fortunately, malnutrition is easily treatable. Our medical partner, Wuqu’ Kawoq (WK), will start Andy’s treatment program on March 13. Andy will receive food and micronutrient supplements. Community health workers will monitor Andy’s growth and progress regularly, and they will also teach his mother how to prepare nutrient-rich meals for her son.

Andy’s parents are very worried about their son, but they do not have the resources to pay for his treatment. WK is asking for donations to fund his $492 malnutrition treatment.

Andy’s mother shares, “I hope for him to grow up and be a good student in the future.”

Let’s help Andy develop into a strong and healthy young boy!

Andy is the second child in his family. They live near Lake Atitlan in rural Guatemala. Andy's mother is a housewife, and his father works a...

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Andy's Timeline

  • March 7, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Andy was submitted by Hannah Shryer, Complex Care Coordinator/Research Intern at Wuqu’ Kawoq, our medical partner in Guatemala.

  • March 13, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Andy's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 14, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Andy received treatment at Clinic Panajachel. 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 07, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Andy's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • August 06, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Andy's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 19 donors

Funded by 19 donors

Treatment
Severe Stunting
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $492 for Andy's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$94
Medication
$77
Supplies
$55
Travel
$87
Other
$179

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