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Success! Loyford from Kenya raised $1,500 to fund spinal surgery.

Loyford
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Loyford's treatment was fully funded on February 24, 2019.

Photo of Loyford post-operation

February 12, 2019

Loyford underwent spinal surgery.

Loyford had successful surgery on his spine. The surgery reduced risks of total paralysis.

Loyford says, “My hope of walking again and resuming my work is closer to fruition after the treatment. I am grateful for the support offered to me.”

Loyford had successful surgery on his spine. The surgery reduced risks of total paralysis. Loyford says, “My hope of walking again and re...

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January 17, 2019

Loyford is a young man from Kenya. He is the oldest child in his family. He sells bananas in the coastal town of Mombasa. His younger brother is a student in university.

Recently, Loyford was in a road traffic accident. The impact caused fractures on his spine. Loyford was referred to our medical partner’s facility for specialized treatment after CT scan imaging.

Loyford needs to undergo a spinal fusion and decompression. Surgery is scheduled for January 18 and will cost $1,500.

Loyford says, “My prayer is to be treated and resume my work. I want to provide for my brother and mother.”

Loyford is a young man from Kenya. He is the oldest child in his family. He sells bananas in the coastal town of Mombasa. His younger brothe...

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Loyford's Timeline

  • January 17, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 18, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Loyford 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.

  • January 24, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Loyford's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 12, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Loyford's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • February 24, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Loyford's treatment was fully funded.

Treatment
Spinal Fusion
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $3,090 for Loyford's treatment
Subsidies fund $1,590 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$2,476
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$107
Supplies
$0
Labs
$112
Other
$395

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