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Dennis from Kenya raised $1,125 so he can walk without pain.

Dennis
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  • $1,125 raised, $0 to go
$1,125
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$0
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Fully funded
Dennis's treatment was fully funded on May 22, 2015.

Photo of Dennis post-operation

June 5, 2015

Dennis received treatment to repair a broken leg.

“Dennis’ ORIF [open reduction and internal fixation] surgery was a success and his leg is expected to fully recover within a few weeks,” reports his doctor at African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

“I thank God for this surgery,” Dennis shares. “In time I know that I will be able to concentrate on my studies to help my parents in the future.”

"Dennis' ORIF [open reduction and internal fixation] surgery was a success and his leg is expected to fully recover within a few weeks," rep...

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April 9, 2015

“Dennis is now in form four, his last year of high school; he is the hope for our family,” shares Dennis’ mother. “We have struggled to educate him so that he could help us in the future. I hope he will have successful operation.”

Meet Dennis, an 18-year-old young man from rural Kenya, and the second born in a family of six children. “Dennis fell in 2009 and sustained a fracture on the tibia bone of the right leg,” shares our medical partner African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). “Dennis did not go to the hospital. However, about two weeks ago, the leg started having pain and difficulty in walking.”

AMHF will perform an open reduction and internal fixation surgery (ORIF) to properly realign Dennis’ bone. The surgery will cost $1125.

“We expect after an ORIF, Dennis will recover fully and be able to use his leg.” continues AMHF. “Dennis will be able to attend school and later on achieve his dreams and be able to support his family in the future.”

"Dennis is now in form four, his last year of high school; he is the hope for our family,” shares Dennis’ mother. “We have struggled to educ...

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Dennis's Timeline

  • April 9, 2015
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • April 13, 2015
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Dennis received treatment. 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.

  • May 11, 2015
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Dennis's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 22, 2015
    FULLY FUNDED

    Dennis's treatment was fully funded.

  • June 5, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Dennis. Read the update.

Funded by 14 donors

Funded by 14 donors

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