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Success! Salinah from Kenya raised $771 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Salinah
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  • $771 raised, $0 to go
$771
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Salinah's treatment was fully funded on February 1, 2018.

Photo of Salinah post-operation

January 3, 2018

Salinah underwent fracture repair surgery.

Salinah’s open reduction internal fixation surgery was successful. She will be able to use her right hand when she recovers fully.

She says, “I was about to give up with the treatment when I was told the cost. I am so thankful for your support.”

Salinah’s open reduction internal fixation surgery was successful. She will be able to use her right hand when she recovers fully. She sa...

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November 30, 2017

Salinah is a caring mother of five from Kenya. She is a farmer and a hardworking woman.

On November 28, Salinah was climbing a ladder when she slid and fractured her hand. She is in a lot of pain and cannot lift her hand.

Salinah says, “My children are worried about my health.”

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On December 1, Salinah will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. Salinah will hopefully regain full function of her hand. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $771 to fund this procedure.

Salinah is a caring mother of five from Kenya. She is a farmer and a hardworking woman. On November 28, Salinah was climbing a ladder whe...

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Salinah's Timeline

  • November 30, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Salinah was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • November 30, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Salinah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 01, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Salinah received treatment at AIC Kapsowar 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 03, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Salinah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • February 01, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Salinah's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

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

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Kemirembe

Kemirembe is a 49-year-old mother of five and shared that her husband died in 1998. He left her with a grass thatched house, and through hard work, she managed to construct a three-room semi-permanent house to shelter her children. Her house though, was washed away by floods early last month due to constant rains in the country. She is currently struggling in putting up a temporally one because she wasn’t financially prepared for the disaster. Her firstborn is 30 years old and joined a technical institution immediately after completing primary school class seven, the second born is 27 years old and dropped out of school from secondary school class two, her third born is 25 years old and got married after primary school class seven. Her fourth is 23 years old and is in secondary school class four while her last born is 22 years and dropped out of school from primary school class seven. Most of her children are casual laborers and can only offer minimal support to her. At Rushoroza Hospital, she presented with a history of lower abdominal pain plus menorrhagia. If not treated through a total abdominal hysterectomy, she could have chronic pelvic pain that will stop her from doing her daily activities, severe anemia secondary to menorrhagia leading to possible heart failure. Kemirembe is a small-scale farmer who grows a variety of crops for survival. Her husband used to own and raise livestock such as cows and goats. He had many of them, she told us. Kemirembe managed to pay school fees for her children by selling the cows and goats and now is left with no animals. Kemirembe shared, “I had lost hope. May my prayers be answered. I look forward to putting more effort to farming in order to be able to take good care of myself in a few years when I grow older.”

16% funded

16%funded
$40raised
$199to go

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