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Success! Rodjana from Haiti raised $1,500 to fund heart surgery to treat multiple cardiac conditions.

Rodjana
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Rodjana's treatment was fully funded on January 20, 2023.
August 29, 2022

Rodjana is a creative three-year-old girl from Haiti who lives in Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital city, with her parents and three older siblings. She currently attends preschool and enjoys drawings and making crafts.

Rodjana has several cardiac conditions. She has a heart valve that does not adequately allow blood to be pumped through her body, as well as a hole between two blood vessels near her heart.

Fortunately, Rodjana will fly to the Dominican Republic to receive cardiac treatment on September 7th. There, surgeons will repair the faulty valve and close the hole near her heart. A portion of the cost of her treatment is being supported by Haiti Cardiac Alliance. Rodjana’s family needs help raising the remaining $1,500, which covers labs, medication, and travel costs. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow her to live more comfortably and confidently.

Rodjana’s mother says, “I am hopeful that after this surgery, my daughter will be able to play normally and be more active.”

Rodjana is a creative three-year-old girl from Haiti who lives in Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital city, with her parents and three older sib...

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Rodjana's Timeline

  • August 29, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • August 30, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Rodjana's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 31, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Rodjana 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.

  • January 20, 2023
    FULLY FUNDED

    Rodjana's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Rodjana's treatment update from Haiti Cardiac Alliance.

Treatment
Overseas Prep and Transportation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,380 for Rodjana'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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Ma Win is an 18-year-old girl who lives with her parents, sister and brother-in-law in Yangon, Burma. Ma Win’s sister works at a clothing factory, while her brother-in-law works as a day laborer. Her parents are homemakers. Before Ma Win's current illness, she also worked at a factory. When Ma Win was four years old, she experienced a bout of high fever, and was brought to the local clinic. She received an injection, and the doctor informed her parents that she was born with a heart problem. However, she was too young at the time for corrective surgery. Instead, she was sent home with medication, and appeared to be doing well until this past year. In April, Ma Win began experiencing chest pains, high fever and difficulty breathing. She went to a clinic, and received an x-ray and an echocardiogram. After the doctor checked her results, she was diagnosed with an opening between two major blood vessels leading from the heart. The doctor told her and her family that she would need to have surgery. When Ma Win explained to the doctor that her family could not afford to pay for the surgery, she was referred to the abbot of a local monastery, who provided the family with information about our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund. Now Ma Win is scheduled for cardiac surgery on October 23rd at Pun Hlaing Hospital. After she has recovered, she should no longer experience chest pains or difficulty breathing, and she won't have to worry any longer about her condition. She will also be able to return to work, which will help ease her family's financial burdens. Now she needs your help to raise $1,500 to cover the cost of her procedure. Ma Win said: “I am scared to receive surgery, but my mother tries to encourage me. However, I am very happy that I will be able to receive treatment with your help. I would like to say thank you so much to all the donors.”

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$1,015raised
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