Success! Mitchelle from Kenya raised $1,224 to fund leg surgery.

Mitchelle
$1,224
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Mitchelle's treatment was fully funded on March 25, 2024.
  • Mitchelle's story
  • Mitchelle's update
September 19, 2023

Photo of Mitchelle post-operation

April 17, 2024

Mitchelle underwent leg surgery.

Mitchelle had a successful left distal femur corrective osteotomy and pinning surgery at Cure. The treatment will impact the young girl as s...

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Mitchelle's Timeline

  • September 19, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Mitchelle was submitted by SAFE Program Admin, SAFE Program Admin at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 20, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mitchelle received treatment at AIC Cure International Hospital in Kenya. 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.

  • September 22, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mitchelle's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 25, 2024
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mitchelle's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 17, 2024
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mitchelle's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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