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Success! Mathayo from Tanzania raised $747 to fund surgery so he can walk easily again.

Mathayo
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  • $747 raised, $0 to go
$747
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$0
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Fully funded
Mathayo's treatment was fully funded on July 31, 2022.

Photo of Mathayo post-operation

August 11, 2022

Mathayo underwent surgery so he can walk easily again.

Mathayo’s surgery was a success! The surgeons were able to treat and cover his wound and he is now healing well. Because of this procedure, Mathayo will have a chance to walk again, finally without experiencing any pain.

Smiling brightly, Mathayo shared, “The nurses are still dressing my foot, but it’s getting better every day.”

Mathayo's surgery was a success! The surgeons were able to treat and cover his wound and he is now healing well. Because of this procedure, ...

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March 16, 2022

Mathayo is a 13-year-old and the 5th born in his family of seven children. They are being raised by their mother after Mathayo’s father remarried.

When Mathayo was a one-year-old he was involved in a fire accident. The mattress he was sleeping in caught on fire. He was taken to hospital for treatment, but he lost his feet and some fingers. His wounds healed completely but after three years, he started to develop an infection. Now he cannot walk without support.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is helping Mathayo finally receive treatment. On March 17th, surgeons will perform a skin graft procedure to help him heal well and be able to walk without support. Now, Mathayo’s family needs help to fund this $747 procedure.

Mathayo says, “I had lost hope of this wound ever healing but now I see a glimmer of hope.”

Mathayo is a 13-year-old and the 5th born in his family of seven children. They are being raised by their mother after Mathayo's father rema...

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Mathayo's Timeline

  • March 16, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Mathayo was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • March 18, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mathayo's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 1, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mathayo received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) in Tanzania. 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.

  • July 31, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mathayo's treatment was fully funded.

  • August 11, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mathayo's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 10 donors

Funded by 10 donors

Treatment
Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $747 for Mathayo's treatment
Hospital Fees
$574
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$10
Supplies
$98
Labs
$14
Other
$36

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.