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Adere is a 14-year-old student from Ethiopia who needs $1,040 to fund an epispadias repair procedure.

Adere
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  • $542 raised, $498 to go
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February 10, 2021

Adere is a 14-year-old boy from Ethiopia. He is a grade seven student who loves to go to school and study. Adere also loves music and spends his free time listening to country music and dancing with his friends. Adere’s parents are farmers of teff and maize, but they have a limited harvest each year due to the hot and dry landscape. The local community is mostly supported by government and NGOs for food and other basic need. His parents have 12 children, most of whom they are still supporting financially. As a result, Adere’s parents need assistance with the upcoming medical bill for their son’s surgery.

Adere was born with a congenital anomaly called bladder exstrophy, and last year he received surgery to treat this condition in BethanyKids Hospital funded through Watsi donor support. Now, he is scheduled to undergo another surgery for his epispadias condition. Epispadias is an abnormal defect in a sensitive area that prevents him from using the bathroom comfortably. His condition may also cause future infertility problems.

Adere will be receiving assistance from our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare. Fortunately, he is scheduled to undergo an epispadias repair procedure on February 11th. African Mission Healthcare is requesting $1,040 to cover the total cost of his procedure and care. This procedure will enable him to use the bathroom comfortably and prevent risk of future complications.

Adere’s brother shared, “I hope he can be relieved of this condition soon. That would be a great blessing for him and for our family. I hope he will be a doctor and treat children in need.”

Adere is a 14-year-old boy from Ethiopia. He is a grade seven student who loves to go to school and study. Adere also loves music and spends...

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Adere's Timeline

  • February 10, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • February 11, 2021
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Adere was scheduled to receive treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM). 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 11, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Adere's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Adere is currently raising funds for his treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Adere's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Epispadias
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,040 for Adere's treatment
Hospital Fees
$885
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$40
Supplies
$0
Labs
$65
Other
$50

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