Success! Adere from Ethiopia raised $1,040 to fund an epispadias repair procedure.

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Fully funded
Adere's treatment was fully funded on April 28, 2021.
  • Adere's story
  • Adere's update
February 10, 2021

Photo of Adere post-operation

April 11, 2021

Adere underwent his life-changing epispadias treatment.

Adere's surgery proceeded successfully and the surgical team feels that no additional medical intervention will be necessary. Adere is recov...

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Adere's Timeline

  • February 10, 2021

    Adere was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, SAFE Senior Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • February 11, 2021

    Adere's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 8, 2021

    Adere received treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM) in Ethiopia. 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.

  • April 11, 2021

    Adere's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 28, 2021

    Adere's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 34 donors

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