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Abezash from Ethiopia raised $800 to get healthy.

Abezash
100%
  • $800 raised, $0 to go
$800
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Abezash's treatment was fully funded on April 5, 2013.

Photo of Abezash post-operation

Abezash will be able to pass stool normally thanks to your support.

“Abezash’s treatment has caused much joy with the family,” our medical partner writes. “They are happy that she will now be a normal child.”

"Abezash's treatment has caused much joy with the family," our medical partner writes. "They are happy that she will now be a normal child."...

Abezash is an eight-month-old girl who comes from a family of subsistence farmers in Ethiopia. She was born with rare birth defect that left her without a hole for passing stool. Her parents have four other children, and can’t afford the $800 surgery she needs to live a normal life.

Abezash received initial medical care as an infant, but she was left with a colostomy (an artificial opening for stool on the abdomen), which clearly isn’t a long-term solution for her problem.

AMHF tells us that Abezash’s parents, “would like the surgery done so that their baby can be finally normal.” They struggle with her condition being “culturally unacceptable” and want her to have the same opportunities as their other children.

Abezash is an eight-month-old girl who comes from a family of subsistence farmers in Ethiopia. She was born with rare birth defect that left...

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Abezash's Timeline

  • April 04, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Abezash's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 05, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Abezash's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Abezash. Read the update.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

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