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Anna is a woman from Kenya who needs $793 to fund ankle surgery.

Anna
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December 28, 2017

Anna is a mother of seven children. Most of her children are in primary school. She lives in central Kenya, where farming is the main economic activity. Her husband, who is the breadwinner of the family, recently lost his right hand in a road accident. Since then, the family has had difficulty meeting their daily needs.

In 2015, Anna slipped and fell. She dislocated her ankle and has been walking with difficulty. The past two years have involved several unsuccessful attempts to get treatment. She has been to many hospitals and has relied primarily on painkillers.

Finally, a friend referred Anna to our medical partner’s care center. On February 1, she will undergo an ankle fusion procedure to treat her injury. Now, she needs help raising $793 to pay for the treatment.

Anna says, “I want to be there for my family, which desperately needs me. I hope that soon I will be able to ambulate with ease.”

Anna is a mother of seven children. Most of her children are in primary school. She lives in central Kenya, where farming is the main econom...

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Anna's Timeline

  • December 28, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 04, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Anna's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Anna is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • February 01, 2018
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Anna is 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.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

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

Funded by 11 donors

Funded by 11 donors

Treatment
Ankle Fusion
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $793 for Anna's treatment
Hospital Fees
$436
Medical Staff
$26
Medication
$40
Supplies
$243
Labs
$21
Radiology
$17
Other
$10

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