Faith from Kenya raised $1,125 to repair her left hand.

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Faith's treatment was fully funded on September 25, 2015.
  • Faith's story
  • Faith's update
August 26, 2015

Photo of Faith post-operation

September 27, 2015

Faith received surgery to heal her fracture.

"Faith's surgery of her left hand was a success," our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, tells us. "She is currently in...

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Faith's Timeline

  • August 26, 2015

    Faith was submitted by Sarah Mwangi, Program Manager at African Mission Healthcare.

  • August 27, 2015

    Faith received treatment. 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.

  • September 24, 2015

    Faith's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 25, 2015

    Faith's treatment was fully funded.

  • September 27, 2015

    We received an update on Faith. Read the update.

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Daw Nan is a 64-year-old woman from Myanmar. She lives with her husband in a village in Karen State. Her husband is retired and she occasionally works as an agricultural day laborer. She also grows cashews in her garden and sells what she harvests once a year. Sometimes, her daughter, who works in Thailand, sends her pocket money. In her free time, she likes to go to the temple and meditate. Currently, she can only perceive light with her right eye and the vision in her left eye is starting to blur. She cannot see people's faces with her right eye, and her left eye is sensitive to light. Because of her poor vision, she can only walk slowly because she is worried that she will trip and fall. She also feels stressed about her vision problem, and she has lost weight and has little appetite. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to fund lens replacement surgery for Daw Nan. On February 10th, doctors will perform a lens replacement, during which they will remove Daw Nan's natural lenses and replace them with an intraocular lens implant in each eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $1,500 procedure. Daw Nan said, "Since the vision in my right eye worsened and I noticed that the vision in my left eye is worsening, I feel stressed at all times. I cannot work properly as my [left] eye hurts and waters when it is bright outside. I feel sad. Even though I eat, I have a poor appetite and I have lost weight. I will be very happy if I can see again after my surgery."

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