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Success! Naanyo from Tanzania raised $874 to fund contracture release surgery.

Naanyo
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  • $874 raised, $0 to go
$874
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Naanyo's treatment was fully funded on December 10, 2022.

Photo of Naanyo post-operation

December 26, 2022

Naanyo underwent contracture release surgery.

Naanyo has had a successful surgery! She is now under post-op care where they are changing her dressings to ensure a smooth healing period. Naanyo also has follow-up appointments with her doctor for checkups to ensure she fully recovers. She has a splint on her arm that will help her heal well and prevent skin contracture after the surgery. The surgery will make it possible for Naanyo to now use her left hand.

Naanyo’s mother says, “Thank you for your welcoming arms you have shown my daughter, and the love you have to help pay for my daughter’s surgery.”

Naanyo has had a successful surgery! She is now under post-op care where they are changing her dressings to ensure a smooth healing period. ...

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October 11, 2022

Naanyo is a nine year old girl who lives with a small and loving family, consisting of her parents and two siblings. When she is not in school, she enjoys watching television and helping her mother to cook, wash and fetch water. She told us that also has fun playing with her school friends, especially when she pretends to be a police woman.

When Naanyo was two years old, she was in an accident that resulted in burns on her left hand. She was treated at a local dispensary, and was sent home. However, after the burns healed, Naanyo developed burn scar contractures, which make it difficult for her to move her hand. Her parents were unaware that the contractures could be treated, until on a recent visit to a doctor, they were informed that surgical intervention could resolve Naanyo’s condition.

The doctor helped the family travel to Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre, where Naanyo was assessed and scheduled for surgery, which will take place on October 12th. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is here to help Naanyo access the care that she needs, despite the fact that her parents can’t afford the $874 required for the surgery. They are appealing to you to help cover the cost of this procedure, which will make such a difference in Naanyo’s life.

Naanyo’s mother says: “We did not know that our child’s condition is treatable, but it is better being late than never.”

Naanyo is a nine year old girl who lives with a small and loving family, consisting of her parents and two siblings. When she is not in sch...

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Naanyo's Timeline

  • October 11, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Naanyo was submitted by Ruth Kanyeria, SAFE Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • October 12, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Naanyo 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.

  • October 16, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Naanyo's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 10, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Naanyo's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 26, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Naanyo's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 20 donors

Funded by 20 donors

Treatment
Contracture Release and Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $874 for Naanyo's treatment
Hospital Fees
$660
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$127
Labs
$14
Other
$42

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