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Success! Erwin from the Philippines raised $173 to fund malnutrition treatment.

Erwin
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  • $173 raised, $0 to go
$173
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Erwin's treatment was fully funded on August 24, 2017.
December 5, 2017

Erwin underwent malnutrition treatment.

He grew to reach a normal height and weight. He also has an increased appetite and more energy.

His grandmother is very happy with the progress Erwin has made. Unfortunately, our medical partner was unable to take an update photo of this patient.

He grew to reach a normal height and weight. He also has an increased appetite and more energy. His grandmother is very happy with the pr...

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June 28, 2017

Erwin is a four-year-old boy who lives with his grandmother in the Philippines.

Erwin was recently diagnosed with malnutrition, a condition that results from consuming too few calories, proteins, and nutrients. Beginning on June 30, Erwin will receive at-home malnutrition treatment through our medical partner, International Care Ministries (ICM).

ICM will provide Erwin with nutrient enriched food packs to help him gain weight and achieve optimum physical and mental development. The program will also teach his grandmother about proper nutrition, sanitation, and organic gardening to better care for her grandson. ICM is requesting $173 to cover the cost of Erwin’s ongoing care.

“I hope that he will grow up well and someday become a teacher,” his grandmother says.

Erwin is a four-year-old boy who lives with his grandmother in the Philippines. Erwin was recently diagnosed with malnutrition, a conditi...

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Erwin's Timeline

  • June 28, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Erwin was submitted by Lorrie Jane Gohetia, Koronadal TPC at International Care Ministries.

  • June 30, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Erwin received treatment at Home-based malnutrition intervention program in Guatemala. 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 18, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Erwin's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 24, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Erwin's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 5, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Erwin's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

Treatment
Moderately Acute Malnutrition
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $173 for Erwin's treatment
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$28
Supplies
$0
Travel
$38
Other
$107

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Khristopher is a six-year-old boy from Malawi who attends primary school. He is the fourth born in a family of five children. To support their family, his parents work as small-scale farmers. When Khristopher was one year old, he began to experience frequent stomachaches. Although his parents thought they would go away, the stomachaches persisted. At three years old, his condition worsened and swelling began to occur in a sensitive area every time Khristopher cried, coughed, or did anything strenuous. His parents shared that these symptoms worry them as they helplessly watch their child in pain due to this condition. He was eventually diagnosed with a right inguinal hernia, and his doctor referred him to a different hospital for surgery. However, due to financial constraints that prevented their family from being able to pay for transportation and medical expenses, Khristopher’s father decided to continue trying to heal Khristopher using traditional methods. For another three years, Khristopher was treated with traditional herbs. Unfortunately, these methods were not successful, and his condition persisted. His father decided to seek medical care once more, so he brought Khristopher to our medical partner's care center, Nkhoma Hospital. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), is helping Khristopher receive treatment. On August 4th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at Nkhoma Hospital. AMHF is requesting $846 to fund Khristopher's surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and prevent future complications. Khristopher’s father says, “I have prayed and hoped for a solution to my son’s condition, and I now have faith that he will be cured.”

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31%funded
$265raised
$581to go

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