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Titus is a 12-year-old from Kenya who needs $801 to fund fracture surgery.

Titus
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  • $668 raised, $133 to go
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April 19, 2021

Titus is a shy 12-year-old boy and the oldest of three siblings. His mother is a single mother who works in the laundry business. His mother’s work has unfortunately been affected by the pandemic, so recently Titus has been staying with his aunt as she is able to provide the family with some extra support.

On Wednesday, April 14th, Titus sustained a severe injury to his left fingers after a machete fell while he was fetching firewood from the forest with his friends. His aunt brought him to the hospital where he received an X-ray, which revealed a fracture. A cast was placed to stabilize the fracture and realign the normal position of the bone as he waits for surgery.

Titus requires help so that he can undergo surgery. His family is asking anyone reading his son’s story to support her raise the amount needed for his treatment. Titus’s aunt said, “Titus is in a lot of pain, I hope he gets treated and feels better and is well again.”

Titus is a shy 12-year-old boy and the oldest of three siblings. His mother is a single mother who works in the laundry business. His mother...

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Titus's Timeline

  • April 19, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Titus was submitted by Beatrice Njoroge, Curative Medical Support Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • April 21, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Titus 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.

  • April 22, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Titus's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 16, 2021
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Titus's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Titus is currently raising funds for his treatment.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Open Reduction and External Fixation (OREF)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $801 for Titus's treatment
Hospital Fees
$203
Medical Staff
$253
Medication
$52
Supplies
$229
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13
Other
$38

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