Success! Jean Pierre from Haiti raised $1,500 to fund cardiac surgery to finally heal a condition that has gone undiagnosed since birth.

Jean Pierre
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Jean Pierre's treatment was fully funded on December 23, 2022.
  • Jean Pierre's story
  • Jean Pierre's update
July 14, 2022

Photo of Jean Pierre post-operation

January 3, 2023

Jean Pierre underwent a cardiac surgery to finally heal his heart condition.

Jean Pierre's cardiac surgery was successful. His doctors shared that he should now be able to lead a healthy and an active life with no fur...

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Jean Pierre's Timeline

  • July 14, 2022

    Jean Pierre was submitted by Owen Robinson, Executive Director at International Cardiac Alliance.

  • July 14, 2022

    Jean Pierre received treatment at Clinica Corominas 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.

  • July 20, 2022

    Jean Pierre's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 23, 2022

    Jean Pierre's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 3, 2023

    Jean Pierre's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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Melissa is a 16-year-old girl who resides in Sanawari, Arusha region and currently lives with her grandparents. Her parents are based in another region due to work commitments, and they diligently strive to send money to cover Melissa’s living expenses as well as assist with other financial needs. At school, Melissa especially likes her art classes. Melissa suffers from a condition called bilateral varus, causing stress on her knees and lower limbs. She was diagnosed with bilateral genu varus, a condition that developed six years ago. The condition causes stress on her knees and lower limbs. Her legs are not severely bent, but she endures considerable pain when standing for prolonged periods and walking extended distances, leading to easy fatigue. As a result, Melissa experiences pain when walking long distances. Previous attempts at medical intervention involved a visit to the hospital, where she was prescribed medication, vitamin D, and calcium. Unfortunately, they had to discontinue the treatment after one month due to financial constraints. Melissa's family discovered our medical partner's care center, Kafika house occurred during a hospital visit for treatment, where a doctor directed them to the center. They travelled to the facility and were assessed. Surgical treatment is deemed necessary to improve her condition so she can have a full life ahead. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $880 to fund corrective surgery and treatment for Melissa at their care center Kafika House. The procedure is scheduled to take place on January 16th. Treatment will hopefully restore Melissa's mobility, allow her to participate in a variety of activities, and greatly decrease her risk of future complications. Melissa's grandmother says: “I hope after this treatment, my granddaughter will be free from pain when she walks.”

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