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Nedjee is a sweet toddler from Haiti who needs $1,500 to fund surgery prep and travel for a life-saving cardiac procedure.

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June 30, 2022

Nedjee is a 17-month-old baby girl from Haiti. She lives with her parents, grandparents, and three siblings in a neighborhood outside of the capital city, Port-au-Prince. Nedjee has a cardiac condition called ventricular septal defect, which means a hole exists between the two lower chambers of her heart. As a result, blood leaks through this hole without passing through her lungs to obtain oxygen, leaving her weak and short of breath.

The surgery that Nedjee needs for her birth condition is not available within her country. Fortunately, Nedjee will be able to fly to the Dominican Republic to receive treatment. On July 25th, she will undergo cardiac surgery, during which surgeons will sew a patch over the hole so that blood can no longer leak through it. Nedjee’s family is requesting assistance to cover the costs of Nedjee’s surgery prep, as our medical partner, Haiti Cardiac Alliance (HCA), is contributing the funds needed to cover the cost of surgery. HCA is requesting $1,500 to cover the surgery prep, which includes all labs, medication, check-up and follow-up appointments, and the passports needed for HCA’s social workers to accompany Nedjee and her family overseas.

Nedjee’s mother shared, “Our family is all praying that this surgery will go well and that our daughter’s heart will be stronger afterward.”

Nedjee is a 17-month-old baby girl from Haiti. She lives with her parents, grandparents, and three siblings in a neighborhood outside of the...

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Nedjee's Timeline

  • June 30, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nedjee was submitted by Owen Robinson, Executive Director at Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

  • June 30, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nedjee's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 25, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Nedjee was scheduled to receive treatment at Hospital CEDIMAT in Dominican Republic. 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.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Nedjee is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Nedjee's treatment update from Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

Funded by 31 donors

Treatment
Overseas Prep and Transportation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,380 for Nedjee's treatment
Subsidies fund $880 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$0
Medical Staff
$450
Medication
$360
Supplies
$0
Travel
$1,300
Labs
$180
Other
$90

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