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Success! Josphat from Kenya raised $1,451 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Josphat
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  • $1,451 raised, $0 to go
$1,451
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Josphat's treatment was fully funded on January 8, 2018.

Photo of Josphat post-operation

January 17, 2018

Josphat underwent fracture repair surgery.

Josphat was successfully treated in our medical partner’s facility. He had the nail fixed and was discharged. He is doing well now. He is walking easily and is no longer in pain.

Josphat says, “I am grateful for the treatment and support. I am hopeful that I will be able to provide for my family.”

Josphat was successfully treated in our medical partner's facility. He had the nail fixed and was discharged. He is doing well now. He is wa...

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November 15, 2017

Josphat is a farmer from Kenya. He is a married father of four children. Josphat farms a small piece of land, and his wife sells vegetables at their local market. His family lives in a rental house after being displaced from their home in 2008 during Kenya’s post-election violence.

In 2008, Josphat broke his right femur and spent a whole year in the hospital. Fortunately, he was treated and continued farming. However, two days ago, he slid and fractured his right femur again. Josphat is experiencing difficulty walking and working.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On November 16, Josphat will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. He will able to walk again and provide for his family. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,451 to fund this procedure.

Josphat says, “I wish to be treated and continue providing for my family. They still need my presence and contribution.”

Josphat is a farmer from Kenya. He is a married father of four children. Josphat farms a small piece of land, and his wife sells vegetables ...

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Josphat's Timeline

  • November 15, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Josphat was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • November 15, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Josphat's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 16, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Josphat received treatment at AIC Kijabe 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 8, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Josphat's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 17, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Josphat's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 18 donors

Funded by 18 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip - Complex
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,451 for Josphat's treatment
Hospital Fees
$1,287
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$73
Supplies
$0
Labs
$64
Other
$27

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Ma Nwe

Ma Nwe is a 33-year-old woman who lives with her husband and two daughters in Burma. Her eldest daughter goes to school, while she looks after the youngest daughter at home. Her husband is a day laborer, but unfortunately, due to economic difficulties brought on by COVID-19 and the military coup in Burma, her husband cannot find work every day. The income he earns is not enough to cover the family's daily expenses or pay for basic health care. Two weeks ago, Ma Nwe was boiling water and sitting near the stove while her daughter played nearby. Her daughter accidentally bumped into the pot on the stove, causing it to spill the boiling water on Ma Nwe's left foot. Right away, Ma Nwe ran cold water over her foot and applied chicken fat to her burnt skin. The next day, she went to see a traditional healer who applied medicine to her foot. However, her foot has become infected and she has developed an ulcer. She is in pain and has difficulty sleeping. Due to her injury, she cannot look after her daughters or do household chores. Ma Nwe's husband’s grandmother recommended that she visit our medical partner's care center. On September 2nd, Ma Nwe visited the care center of our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF), for treatment. There, the doctor examined her foot, drained her ulcer, and ordered a blood test. Since her foot is badly infected, the doctor recommended that she undergo a wound debridement as soon as possible. Ma Nwe will have the procedure on September 9th. Now, she needs help to raise $694 to fund her procedure and care. Ma Nwe shared, "I want to recover as quickly as possible so that I can be with my daughters again. I want to play with them."

17% funded

17%funded
$122raised
$572to go

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