Success! Nana from Cambodia raised $495 to fund burn repair surgery on her fingers so she can use her hand again.

Nana
$495
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$0
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Fully funded
Nana's treatment was fully funded on December 6, 2022.
  • Nana's story
  • Nana's update
July 4, 2022

Photo of Nana post-operation

December 19, 2022

Nana underwent burn repair surgery on her fingers so she can use her hand again.

Nana charmed the staff at the hospital and made many new friends while she underwent treatment. Surgeons repaired the painful skin contractu...

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Nana's Timeline

  • July 4, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nana was submitted by Sieng Heng at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • July 4, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nana received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre in Cambodia. 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 8, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nana's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 6, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Nana's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 19, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Nana's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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Asiyatu is a married mother of two children aged 8 and 3 years. Her first child is in 3rd grade and the youngest is in nursery school. She is a homemakerwhile her husband is an Airtel money branch manager earning about $208.72 per month from his business and he takes care of all the bills at home. They live in a three-bedroomed rented house costing $29.82 per month. Asiyatu likes chatting with her children and enjoys eating chips and vegetables. Asiyatu was well until 2020 after the delivery of her second child when she noted a small lump on her left breast that was not painful. She visited a nearby hospital but did not receive help. The husband took her to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) after noting that the lump was getting bigger as time passed. She was brought to Partners in Hope Medical Center (PIH) for a lumpectomy which is a surgery that removes cancer from the breast through the removal of a tumor and a small rim of normal tissues around it, and a sample was sent for histology. In September, she reported back to PIH for histology results that revealed an Invasive Breast Carcinoma requiring a mastectomy. She was then referred back to KCH for surgery since the husband could no longer manage to pay for the surgery as he did with the previous one. She was scheduled for surgery the next year. Lately, Asiyatu has been experiencing needle-pricking pain that is becoming unbearable without pain-relieving medications, affecting her household chores. As a result of her pain, her husband took her back to the hospital in November for support where she was then referred back to PIH for urgent surgery seeking support under the Watsi program. Doctors at PIH confirmed the need for a modified radical mastectomy, a surgery. Their family is able to commit $89.45 to support her care and their family is raising the remaining funds. Asiyatu believes the surgical operation will help her get back home in good condition and continue taking care of her children and her caring husband. Asiyatu said, “I am ready to live with one breast as I hope to get rid of all my pains and have my perfect life back again.”

$780raised
$414to go