July 19, 2020
Gathoni is an 18-month-old girl from Kenya. She is the second-born in a family of two. Her mother is a stay-at-home mom while her father is a fruit vendor in a nearby market. The family lives in a two roomed rental house.
On July 15th, Gathoni tripped on boiling water while playing with her 7-year-old brother. Doctors have recommended a debridement to reduce chances of further infections.
Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Gathoni receive treatment. On July 20th, surgeons will perform a debridement and skin graft procedure to help ensure that her wounds heal without an infection. Now, Gathoni needs help to fund this $1,185 procedure.
Gathoni’s mother shared, “I just wish that I can find help for my little baby so that she a grow into a successful young woman in future.”
Gathoni is an 18-month-old girl from Kenya. She is the second-born in a family of two. Her mother is a stay-at-home mom while her father is ...
September 23, 2020
Gathoni underwent a debridement and skin graft surgery to heal her burns.
Gathoni underwent a successful debridement of both legs and her back following burns she sustained after she accidentally tripped on hot water while playing with her brother. Our medical partner was happy to share that her surgery went on as planned and her doctors felt the procedure was a success. The team is hopeful that with her treatment, the chance of infection are now minimal. She will soon be able to heal normally and get back to her normal life.
“I am grateful to everyone especially the staff here who have been helpful and really supportive to ensure we get the necessary treatment. I will now take care of her wounds as instructed and ensure she gets to her normal life again and heals well,” said Gathoni’s mother.
Gathoni underwent a successful debridement of both legs and her back following burns she sustained after she accidentally tripped on hot wat...