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Kathure is a student from Kenya who needs $1,176 to fund burn treatment for her legs.

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March 31, 2020

Kathure is a 13-year-old student from central Kenya who lives at a rescue centre near her village. She is mentally challenged and shares a condition with others in her family. At the rescue centre, all her expenses are met by the organization, but they do not have medical insurances for the children.

In 2018, Kathure scantly recalls preparing meals for her siblings when her dress caught fire. She could not remove it instantly thus suffering severe burns. She had one surgery at a hospital near her home and she has healed with burn contractures developing. As she is growing, she has bodily changes that are strained by the contractures.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Kathure receive treatment. On April 13th, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to help her walk more easily again. Now, she needs help to fund this $1,176 procedure.

Kathure’s guardian says, “Our hope is to see Kathure grow like any other normal girl especially during these critical teenage years.”

Kathure is a 13-year-old student from central Kenya who lives at a rescue centre near her village. She is mentally challenged and shares a c...

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Kathure's Timeline

  • March 31, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Kathure was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • March 31, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kathure's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 13, 2020
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Kathure was scheduled to receive 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.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Kathure is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Kathure's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 11 donors

Funded by 11 donors

Treatment
Single Contracture Release
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,176 for Kathure's treatment
Hospital Fees
$1,144
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$9
Supplies
$0
Labs
$23

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