nguyen joined Watsi on January 27th, 2019. 8 other people also joined Watsi on that day! nguyen's most recent donation supported Loyford, a young man from Kenya, to fund spinal surgery.
nguyen has funded healthcare for 3 patients in 2 countries.
Loyford is a young man from Kenya. He is the oldest child in his family. He sells bananas in the coastal town of Mombasa. His younger brother is a student in university. Recently, Loyford was in a road traffic accident. The impact caused fractures on his spine. Loyford was referred to our medical partner's facility for specialized treatment after CT scan imaging. Loyford needs to undergo a spinal fusion and decompression. Surgery is scheduled for January 18 and will cost $1,500. Loyford says, “My prayer is to be treated and resume my work. I want to provide for my brother and mother."
Rida is a girl from Cambodia. She has one brother and one sister. She likes to play with friends, watch TV, and go for walks with her family. She wants to be a banker when she grows up. Rida was born with scoliosis, which is progressing with age, making it difficult to sit in school for long periods, and causing a lot of discomfort. Surgery can help correct the position of her spine, and prevent further worsening of the condition. Spinal surgery is scheduled for January 21 and will cost $1,500. Her mother says, "I hope my daughter feels better after the operation and does not have any more difficulty sleeping."
Nahashion is a boy from Kenya. He is the third child in a family of four. His parents farm potatoes and have a limited income. Nahashion experienced a painful accident while he was playing with his friends three days ago. He traveled four hours to visit our medical partner's care center, where he was diagnosed with a fracture. Now, he is in a lot of pain. Fortunately, Nahashion is set to undergo fracture repair surgery on January 25. The procedure will cost $763. His mother says, "I hope he will receive treatment and recover fast."