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Success! John from Kenya raised $771 to fund a fracture repair.

John
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  • $771 raised, $0 to go
$771
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
John's treatment was fully funded on November 15, 2020.

Photo of John post-operation

March 9, 2020

John underwent a fracture repair.

John underwent successful ORIF left ulna fracture repair. A six-hole plate was implanted to fix his broken ulna. A splint was also placed and he was discharged home in stable condition. After his surgery, John will be coming for physical therapy 2-3 times a week for three months to sensitize his digits and also be able to fully extend his digits. John is looking forward to joining his family at home.

John says, “I was lacking means but thank you for giving me hope to improve the quality of my life and my children’s.”

John underwent successful ORIF left ulna fracture repair. A six-hole plate was implanted to fix his broken ulna. A splint was also placed an...

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February 2, 2020

John is a farmer from Kenya. John was born and raised in a small village called Sabot in the Southern region of Kenya. In this area many villagers work in farms or in other small, not very stable jobs. John is married with seven children age between 31 and 15 years old.

On 20th January, John fell on a hard surface while walking and sustained injury on his left side. He is in pain and is not able to walk on his own.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On February 3rd, John will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. This procedure will help him walk on his own again and no longer suffer pain. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $771 to fund this procedure.

His son says, “My father is in pain, we have nothing as a family to pay for his surgery. Just wishing well for my father.”

John is a farmer from Kenya. John was born and raised in a small village called Sabot in the Southern region of Kenya. In this area many vil...

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John's Timeline

  • February 2, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    John was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • February 3, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    John received treatment at AIC Kapsowar Hospital in Kenya. 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 19, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    John's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 9, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    John's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • November 15, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    John's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 21 donors

Funded by 21 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Simple)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $771 for John's treatment
Hospital Fees
$206
Medical Staff
$256
Medication
$52
Supplies
$231
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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