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Eliazar from Guatemala raised $650 to get healthy.

Eliazar
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  • $650 raised, $0 to go
$650
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Eliazar's treatment was fully funded on April 20, 2013.

Photo of Eliazar post-operation

Eliazar was fitted with a prosthetic arm after his was amputated following an attack.

“The fitting was effortless and he was picking up objects and even using the arm to write with a marker with just a few minutes,” Eliazar’s doctor says. “Eliazar is especially looking forward to using his new arm for writing and office work as he proceeds with his law studies. He is very grateful for the help of all who made this possible!”

"The fitting was effortless and he was picking up objects and even using the arm to write with a marker with just a few minutes," Eliazar's ...

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Eliazar is an optimistic and motivated young man from Guatemala. Five years ago, his right arm had to be amputated after gang members threw a fragmentation grenade into his home.

Despite being badly injured in the explosion, Eliazar has gone on to study law. He hopes to have a career in criminal justice. The only thing holding him back is the daily challenge of being an amputee.

For $650, Eliazar can be fitted with a prosthetic device that will enable him to do the daily tasks that have become nearly impossible since his injury. He says he is, “especially looking forward to being able to use the prosthetic device to write again.”

Eliazar is an optimistic and motivated young man from Guatemala. Five years ago, his right arm had to be amputated after gang members threw ...

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Eliazar's Timeline

  • April 17, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Eliazar's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 20, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Eliazar's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Eliazar. Read the update.

Funded by 17 donors

Funded by 17 donors

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