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Watsi Crowd-funds Healthcare for the World, One Patient at a Time

It was one of those life-altering experiences that happen by chance. Peace Corps volunteer Chase Adam, traveling through Costa Rica by bus, stopped in Watsi, where a woman got on, soliciting donations to pay for her son’s health care. “People would do this all the time there," Adam recalled. "They’d get on the bus and ask for donations, but they very rarely raised money.  And I quickly noticed how this woman was getting money from almost everyone on the bus." He...

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