Success! Marvin from Guatemala raised $1,500 to get healthy.

  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
Fully funded
Marvin's treatment was fully funded on January 16, 2013.

Marvin is an elderly gentleman who has severe prostatic hypertrophy, leading to urine pressure backing up into and damaging his kidneys. As a temporary fix, he has a catheter in place to relieve the pressure. This is not a permanent solution. It greatly impacts his quality of life and puts him at risk of a severe infection from the catheter.

Fortunately, a simple surgery can completely fix Marvin’s problem for good. With a transurethral resection of the prostate, Marvin will be able to resume functioning normally.

Marvin is widowed and lives with his eldest son. The family is poor and has trouble managing his medical care financially. Let’s help Marvin get the treatment he needs to get healthy and get on with his life.

Marvin's Timeline

  • January 10, 2013

    Marvin's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 16, 2013

    Marvin's treatment was fully funded.


    Awaiting Marvin's treatment update from Wuqu’ Kawoq.

Funded by 5 donors

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