Success! Faith from Kenya raised $657 to fund surgery to heal her thyroid condition.

Faith
$657
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$0
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Fully funded
Faith's treatment was fully funded on January 26, 2024.
  • Faith's story
  • Faith's update
November 20, 2023

Photo of Faith post-operation

January 31, 2024

Faith underwent surgery to heal her thyroid condition.

Faith had a successful surgery and recovery! With this treatment, Faith is no longer at risk of complications and is now just waiting for he...

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Faith's Timeline

  • November 20, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Faith was submitted by SAFE Program Admin, SAFE Program Admin at African Mission Healthcare.

  • November 22, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Faith's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 27, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Faith received treatment at Nazareth Hospital in Kenya. 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.

  • January 26, 2024
    FULLY FUNDED

    Faith's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 31, 2024
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Faith's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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