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Success! Alex from Kenya raised $1,224 to fund achilles tendon lengthening surgery.

Alex
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  • $1,224 raised, $0 to go
$1,224
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Alex's treatment was fully funded on May 5, 2021.
April 26, 2021

Alex is a three-year-old boy and the youngest of two children in his family. Alex’s mother works at home taking care of their family. His father used to work as a mechanic, but unfortunately had a stroke and is currently bedridden at home.

When Alex was two years old, his mother noticed that his gait was becoming abnormal. He began tiptoeing while walking and experienced difficulty with his balance. He was taken to a hospital in Nairobi where his family was told that his condition would improve as he grows. Instead, his condition has deteriorated.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is helping Alex to receive life-changing treatment. On May 9th, Alex is scheduled to undergo bilateral achilles tendon lengthening surgery at AMH’s care center. Now, AMH is requesting $1,224 to fund Alex’s surgery.

Alex’s mother shared, “I am appealing to the people of goodwill to assist me so that my son can undergo surgery and walk normally like other children.”

Alex is a three-year-old boy and the youngest of two children in his family. Alex's mother works at home taking care of their family. His fa...

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Alex's Timeline

  • April 26, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Alex was submitted by Beatrice Njoroge, Curative Medical Support Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • April 29, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Alex's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 5, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Alex's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 9, 2021
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Alex was scheduled to receive treatment at AIC Cure International 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 UPDATE

    Awaiting Alex's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 20 donors

Funded by 20 donors

Treatment
Angular Deformity Correction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,224 for Alex's treatment
Hospital Fees
$242
Medical Staff
$313
Medication
$179
Supplies
$347
Labs
$37
Radiology
$47
Other
$59

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