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Success! Ofelio from Guatemala raised $1,166 to fund a prosthetic leg.

Ofelio
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  • $1,166 raised, $0 to go
$1,166
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Ofelio's treatment was fully funded on January 8, 2018.

Photo of Ofelio post-operation

August 15, 2017

Ofelio received a prosthetic leg.

Ofelio has received a prosthetic made just for him. He is extraordinarily happy and is already walking again.

Ofelio says, “My wife and I are so grateful for this great help you have given us. I am so happy because I will walk without crutches. In my heart there is so much gratitude. Thank you so much, may God bless you.”

Ofelio has received a prosthetic made just for him. He is extraordinarily happy and is already walking again. Ofelio says, “My wife and I...

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July 18, 2017

Ofelio is a 54-year-old man from Guatemala. He lives with his family in Guatemala’s rural highlands.

Six years ago, while working as a construction worker, Ofelio lost his leg after an accident with a woodcutter. As a result, he’s had trouble finding a stable source of income to support his family.

On July 19, Ofelio will be fitted for a custom prosthetic leg at our medical partner’s care center, Hospital Regional de Zacapa. Our medical partner, Wuqu’ Kawoq, is asking for $1,166 to cover the cost of Ofelio’s prosthetic. With his prosthetic leg, Ofelio will be able to walk comfortably and search for a new job.

“I am happy to be able to walk again,” says Ofelio. “Thank you for the support!”

Ofelio is a 54-year-old man from Guatemala. He lives with his family in Guatemala's rural highlands. Six years ago, while working as a co...

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Ofelio's Timeline

  • July 18, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 19, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ofelio received treatment at ROMP - Hospital Regional de Zacapa. 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 09, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ofelio's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 15, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Ofelio's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • January 08, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Ofelio's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 21 donors

Funded by 21 donors

Treatment
Prosthetic - Molded
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,166 for Ofelio's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$0
Supplies
$777
Travel
$267
Other
$122

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