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Success! Annah from Kenya raised $848 to fund arm fracture surgery.

Annah
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  • $848 raised, $0 to go
$848
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$0
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Fully funded
Annah's treatment was fully funded on December 24, 2020.

Photo of Annah post-operation

July 9, 2020

Annah underwent arm fracture surgery.

Annah underwent a successful open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery, a procedure used to treat severely fractured bones. She had pain after her surgery but this was well managed with medication. She has been discharged and will soon begin her physiotherapy to bring movement back to her hand. She is looking forward to once again caring for herself and her family.

Annah shared, “What a tremendous relief for me! I am so happy the surgery went well and that I am going home. Thank you Watsi for supporting my treatment.”

Annah underwent a successful open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery, a procedure used to treat severely fractured bones. She ha...

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May 25, 2020

Annah is a farmer from Kenya and a single mother with two children. She is a maize farmer and shared that life is difficult for her and her family. Annah is a strong woman who has taken care of her two children and has never lost hope despite the challenges she faces as a single mother, being the breadwinner for her children and providing an education for them. She lives in a mud house with grass roofing with her two children.

On May 10th, Annah was hit with a blunt object after a quarrel with a neighbor over farmland. She visited a nearby facility near where her arm was splinted and she was asked to visit a better facility to do an x-ray and assessed by an ortho specialist. Annah was referred to our hospital but she was unable to come due to lack of finances at home. Two weeks later, Annah has come to the hospital as her condition was getting worse. Her hand is swollen, has pain, and she can’t do any duties at home.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On May 26th, Annah will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. She will heal and no longer be in pain. Annah will also be able to work again. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $848 to fund this procedure.

Annah shared, “I love my children; I am worried that they might stay without food. I hope I will heal soon so that I can continue providing and supporting them.”

Annah is a farmer from Kenya and a single mother with two children. She is a maize farmer and shared that life is difficult for her and her ...

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Annah's Timeline

  • May 25, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Annah was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • May 26, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Annah received treatment at AIC Kapsowar 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.

  • May 26, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Annah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 9, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Annah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 24, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Annah's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 26 donors

Funded by 26 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Simple)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $848 for Annah's treatment
Hospital Fees
$281
Medical Staff
$258
Medication
$52
Supplies
$231
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Paw

Paw is a 24-year-old woman from Thailand. Originally from Burma, Paw, her husband, their three daughters and her parents fled in March 2021 after the Burmese military shot rockets into their village. In Thailand, as refugees, they cannot work, and have temporarily moved in with Paw's brother and his family. They receive rice from her brother's neighbors, while her brother's family provides them with vegetables and curries. In July 2021, Paw's parents and her two older daughters went back to their village when they felt it was safe to do so. Meanwhile, her husband and her three-month-old baby have stayed with her while she receives treatment in Chiang Mai. Two years ago, Paw noticed a mass on the right side of her neck. Her neighbor suggested she apply a natural remedy, but unfortunately, the mass remained and grew over time. In September 2019, she visited a local hospital in Thailand with her husband, but the surgery recommended was too expensive. She experiences pain near the site of the mass, and the mass is still growing. Paw sought treatment through our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF). She is scheduled to undergo mass removal surgery on August 16th, and now she needs to raise $1,500 to cover the total cost of her procedure and care. Paw shared, “I felt embarrassed and very upset when I first noticed that I had this problem. I will feel a lot better after my surgery because I have needed to receive it since I first went to see the doctor in 2019. In the future I want to look after my children and send them to school.”

86% funded

86%funded
$1,290raised
$210to go