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Success! Abity from Ethiopia raised $1,500 to fund surgery to heal his birth condition.

Abity
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Abity's treatment was fully funded on August 7, 2022.

Photo of Abity post-operation

September 6, 2022

Abity underwent surgery to heal his birth condition.

Our medical partner shared that Abity’s surgery proceeded successfully and he’s recovered well from the operation. He’s currently passing stool and will be able to go on to lead a healthy life.

The experience for the family in the hospital was full of emotion. His mom said, “My child got the surgery he needed and is healthy now. I’d love to thank hospital staff and the organization that helped fund our surgery. We got a solution for our problem and now when we go home, he can go to school. He always wanted to start school and thanks to Watsi — it’s possible.”

Our medical partner shared that Abity's surgery proceeded successfully and he's recovered well from the operation. He's currently passing st...

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April 13, 2022

Abity is an adorable 5-year-old boy who loves food and playing with friends. He spends his days playing football and loves to play with toys. He is a shy child in front of new people, and especially likes spending time with his sister and a brother. His mom is a daily laborer finding work whenever she can and his dad has been sick for some years resulting in him leaving his job in a government office.

They shared that there are days that his mom gets outside work and there are days that she spends at home. All the children in their family are not able to go to school yet as a result of Abity’s health and the financial constraint in the family.

Abity’s has an abnormally functioning segment of bowel. He has suffered with partial bowel obstruction & other severe symptoms. He now is waiting for a procedure called a coloanal pull through. His parents shared that because of the condition, they are also affected psychologically.

Abity’s mom hoped that we could help him to finally heal, she said: “His belly was too big before the colostomy and we were so scared and sad. When I was confused as to what I could do, people advised me to go to a charitable organization and the organization brought me here.”

Abity is an adorable 5-year-old boy who loves food and playing with friends. He spends his days playing football and loves to play with toys...

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Abity's Timeline

  • April 13, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Abity was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • April 15, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Abity received treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM) in Ethiopia. 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.

  • April 19, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Abity's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 7, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Abity's treatment was fully funded.

  • September 6, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Abity's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Hirschprung Pull Through
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,753 for Abity's treatment
Subsidies fund $253 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,490
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$42
Supplies
$0
Labs
$137
Other
$84

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