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Success! Paul from Kenya raised $1,451 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Paul
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  • $1,451 raised, $0 to go
$1,451
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Paul's treatment was fully funded on February 4, 2019.

Photo of Paul post-operation

February 12, 2019

Paul underwent fracture repair surgery.

Paul was successfully treated in our medical partner’s facility. He had a nail fixed to correct the fracture.

Paul says, “My prayer to be treated has been fulfilled and I hope that soon I will walk with ease and provide for my family.”

Paul was successfully treated in our medical partner's facility. He had a nail fixed to correct the fracture. Paul says, “My prayer to be...

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December 31, 2018

Paul is a casual laborer from Kenya. He is a father of four children. In August 2018, Paul sustained a tibia fracture. He is not able to walk on his own without pain and discomfort.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On January 7, Paul will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. This procedure will help him walk easily again. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,451 to fund this procedure.

Paul says, “I hope that with the treatment, I will be able to walk.”

Paul is a casual laborer from Kenya. He is a father of four children. In August 2018, Paul sustained a tibia fracture. He is not able to wal...

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Paul's Timeline

  • December 31, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 2, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Paul's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 10, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Paul received 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.

  • February 4, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Paul's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Paul's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip - Complex
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,451 for Paul's treatment
Hospital Fees
$1,287
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$73
Supplies
$0
Labs
$64
Other
$27

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Jue

Jue is a 25-year-old woman who lives with her family in a village in Hmawbi Township, Yangon Division, Burma. Her parents are housekeepers, and her youngest brother is a first-year university student who has been seeking work. Jue used to run a beauty salon, but had to stop working four months ago when her health deteriorated. In her free time, Jue likes to watch the news and videos relating to her work at the beauty salon. She also likes to read books and wants to write a book of her own someday. In August 2020, Jue felt pains in her stomach and chest. She would also experience difficulty breathing sometimes, and she would feel tired when she walked for a longer period of time. Jue went to the clinic in her village, where she received oral medication, but she did not feel better after taking it. She returned to the clinic several times over the course of two months, but her condition continued to worsen – the chest pain, difficulty breathing and feeling of fatigue happened more often. Jue decided to go to another clinic in North Okkala Township in Yangon in November 2020. At the clinic, the doctor listened to her heart with a stethoscope, and informed her that she has a congenital heart condition. The doctor recommended she receive a blood test, an echocardiogram (echo) and an electrocardiogram (ecg) at a hospital. After visiting a hospital to receive those tests, the doctor there told her that she was born with a hole in her heart and that she might need to receive surgery at the general hospital. However, the cost of surgery was too high. Luckily, Jue crossed paths with another former patient and was referred to Watsi's Medical Partner Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF) to seek assistance with accessing treatment. Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On January 24th, U Win will undergo an atrial septal defect closure procedure. Once recovered, her quality of life will significantly improve and she will be able to return to working at her beauty salon. Now, our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to fund this procedure. Jue shared, “I want to get better as quickly as possible and go back to work. I’m worried about my younger brother. He doesn’t have a job, and he needs to graduate from university. I’m also worried about Covid-19 because nobody has a job right now.”

87% funded

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$1,305raised
$195to go

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