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Recho is a farmer from Kenya who needs $641 to fund thyroid removal surgery.

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June 13, 2017

Recho is a 39-year-old farmer from Kenya who plants maize and beans. She lives with her husband and four children.

In 2000, Recho started to experience heart palpitations and insomnia. She decided to visit the hospital where the doctors presumed that the symptoms were due to her pregnancy. She was given some medication and it got better. Later that year, however, Recho noted a mass in her neck that prompted her to return to the hospital. There, she was diagnosed with an enlarged thyroid and surgery was recommended.

Seeking treatment through our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, Recho is scheduled to undergo thyroid removal surgery on June 20. Although she is able to contribute $52 to the cost of her treatment, she is still in need of $641 to cover the rest of the expenses.

“I never experienced parental love and care in my life, my mother died when I was a few months old and my father left us with my grandmother for another family. I love my children and I don’t want them to experience the same,” says Recho.

Recho is a 39-year-old farmer from Kenya who plants maize and beans. She lives with her husband and four children. In 2000, Recho starte...

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Recho's Timeline

  • June 13, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 20, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Recho received treatment at AIC Kapsowar Hospital.

  • June 29, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Recho's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 03, 2017
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Recho's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Recho is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 1 donor

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Funded by 1 donor

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Treatment
Thyroidectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $641 for Recho's treatment
Hospital Fees
$227
Medical Staff
$247
Medication
$50
Supplies
$86
Labs
$31

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