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Woodmylens is a boy from Haiti who needs $1,500 to fund prep for cardiac surgery.

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July 29, 2019

Woodmylens is a preschooler from Haiti. He lives with his mother and father on a farm in the mountains of central Haiti; he likes playing with toy cars and listening to music. Woodmylens has a cardiac condition called rheumatic mitral regurgitation. One of the four valves in his heart was severely damaged due to a fever he suffered earlier in childhood, and cannot adequately pump blood through his body.

Woodmylens will fly to Dominican Republic to receive treatment. On July 29, he will undergo cardiac surgery, during which surgeons will first attempt to repair the damaged valve; if this is not possible, they will implant an artificial replacement. Another organization, Mitral Foundation, is contributing $6,000 to pay for surgery.

Woodmylens’s family also needs help to fund the costs of surgery prep. The $1,500 bill covers labs, medicines, and checkup and followup appointments. It also supports passport obtainment and the social workers from our medical partner, Haiti Cardiac Alliance, who will accompany Woodmylens’s family overseas.

His mother says, “We are looking forward to this surgery so that our son can start school as a healthy boy.”

Woodmylens is a preschooler from Haiti. He lives with his mother and father on a farm in the mountains of central Haiti; he likes playing wi...

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Woodmylens's Timeline

  • July 29, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Woodmylens was submitted by Owen Robinson, Executive Director at Haiti Cardiac Alliance, our medical partner in Haiti.

  • July 29, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Woodmylens received treatment at Hospital CEDIMAT. 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.

  • August 03, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Woodmylens's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 15, 2019
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Woodmylens's treatment update from Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Woodmylens is currently raising funds for his treatment.

Funded by 42 donors

Treatment
Overseas Prep and Transportation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,380 for Woodmylens's treatment
Subsidies fund $880 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$450
Medication
$360
Supplies
$0
Travel
$1,300
Labs
$180
Other
$90

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