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Tula from Kenya raised $968 to fund a fracture repair.

Tula
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  • $968 raised, $0 to go
$968
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Tula's treatment was fully funded on December 18, 2019.
December 23, 2019

Tula did not undergo a fracture repair.

When Tula arrived at the hospital she had been seen by various specialists and had several x-ray images done which showed femoral neck fracture. However, in the operating room using imaging under anaesthesia, it was determined that Tula did not have a hip fracture and what had appeared in the x-rays were soft tissue artifacts around the hip. Treatment therefore did not take place.

When Tula arrived at the hospital she had been seen by various specialists and had several x-ray images done which showed femoral neck fract...

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November 27, 2019

Tula is a farmer from Kenya. Tula is mother of six is a peasant farmer in the upcountry. She plants maize in her small farm left by his late husband to meet her daily needs. She lives in a two roomed house roofed with grass with some of his grandchildren. Apart from farming, Tula also likes spending her time doing church activities.

Tula was well until the 21st of November when she accidentally fell and injured her left hip. Tula was taken to a nearby health Centre where she was referred to our facility for Doctors assessment. On arrival an X-ray was done where she was diagnosed with left hip fracture. Tula is unable to stand or walk using her left leg. She also has deformity on her lower limb with pain.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On November 28th, Tula will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. She will no longer be in pain and will be able to walk. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure.

Tula says, “I want to get back on my feet and resume my normal duties of farming and serving the church.

Tula is a farmer from Kenya. Tula is mother of six is a peasant farmer in the upcountry. She plants maize in her small farm left by his late...

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Tula's Timeline

  • November 27, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • November 28, 2019
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Tula was scheduled to receive 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.

  • November 29, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Tula's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 23, 2019
    FUNDING ENDED

    Tula is no longer raising funds.

  • December 23, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Tula's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Complex)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $968 for Tula's treatment
Hospital Fees
$248
Medical Staff
$359
Medication
$52
Supplies
$283
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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