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Success! Jackson from Tanzania raised $633 to fund tonsil surgery.

Jackson
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  • $633 raised, $0 to go
$633
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Jackson's treatment was fully funded on April 22, 2019.
November 9, 2019

Jackson underwent tonsil surgery.

Jackson had a successful surgery that helped remove the over grown tonsils that were making him to have regular fever due to infections. Due to this condition he was lacking enough sleep and his studies were being affected. Through funding his treatment cost Jackson can sleep soundly and eat well. He was able to resume his studies in good health. Jackson’s mother was very grateful for the funding support which helped cure his son after long years of suffering.

Jackson had a successful surgery that helped remove the over grown tonsils that were making him to have regular fever due to infections. Due...

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February 13, 2019

Jackson is a student from Tanzania. He is the first child in a family of two children.

For seven years, Jackson has been experiencing difficulty breathing and swallowing. Frequent illness causes him to miss school. Jackson was recently diagnosed with enlarged tonsils, which, if not treated, will cause his symptoms to persist and possibly intensify over time.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $633 to fund a tonsillectomy for Jackson, which is scheduled to take place on February 15. Surgeons will remove his tonsils, hopefully relieving Jackson of his symptoms and helping him live more comfortably.

Jackson’s mother says, “This problem has been affecting my son for years now, he needs a surgery but am unable to afford the cost please help us.”

Jackson is a student from Tanzania. He is the first child in a family of two children. For seven years, Jackson has been experiencing di...

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Jackson's Timeline

  • February 13, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • February 15, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Jackson 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.

  • February 15, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Jackson's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 22, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Jackson's treatment was fully funded.

  • November 09, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Jackson's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 12 donors

Funded by 12 donors

Treatment
Tonsilectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $633 for Jackson's treatment
Hospital Fees
$586
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$28
Supplies
$0
Labs
$4

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Adere

Adere is a nice thirteen year old boy who loves to go to school and study. He is in grade six and loves music. He spends his free time listening to country music and also loves to dance with his friends. His parents are farmers of teff and maize. But their harvest from their farm is very limited because of the hot and dry landscape. The population in the area is mostly supported by the government and NGOs for food and other basic needs. His parents have 12 children. Three of them are dependently living and the rest of the children are supported by their parents. Adere was born with congenital anomaly called Bladder Exstrophy. The child’s bladder is open to the air and not within the body. He leaks urine directly to his abdomen. As a result, he has bladder exposed to dirt which can cause infections and injury. Adere suffers from pain from irritation of the bladder, infection, and a bad smell from the continuous urinary leakage for the past years. In his classroom, he sits far from other students in the back alone. He mostly prefers to be alone, psychologically affected by the bad smell. His parents are always very worried and concerned because of his condition. They took him to a clinic in their area when he was a child, and the clinic told them this has to be treated in referral hospital. Their village is very rural that they couldn’t get to a hospital and the parents couldn’t bring him to the capital. Adere's brother said, “I believe he will have a normal life, free from any smell and psychological concerns.”

73% funded

73%funded
$1,106raised
$394to go

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