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Ruth is a single mother from Kenya who needs $587 to fund gall bladder surgery.

Ruth
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  • $490 raised, $97 to go
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December 2, 2019

Ruth is the sole breadwinner to her three children after separating with the husband after becoming ill.

Ruth has complained of abdominal pains for some time now. She has had numerous tests to diagnose the pains, been under different medications that only reduce pain from time to time. In 2018, she was hospitalized with complains of persistent abdominal pains. In November, she complained again and this time they sought care in Watsi’s partner facility AIC Kijabe Hospital. CT scanning revealed a gall bladder mass necessitating urgent surgery. Without the surgery, Ruth will be in constant pain and chances of further complications from the mass might imminent.

Ruth sells second-hand clothes to make ends meet. Ruth is not able to meet the cost of surgery. She appeals for help.

Ruth is the sole breadwinner to her three children after separating with the husband after becoming ill. Ruth has complained of abdomina...

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Ruth's Timeline

  • December 2, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Ruth was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • December 02, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ruth's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 03, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ruth received treatment at AIC Kijabe Hospital. 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.

  • February 25, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Ruth's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Ruth is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 8 donors

Funded by 8 donors

Treatment
Curative Laparatomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $587 for Ruth's treatment
Hospital Fees
$544
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$35
Supplies
$0
Labs
$8

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