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Success! Richard from Kenya raised $968 to fund a fracture repair.

Richard
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  • $968 raised, $0 to go
$968
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Richard's treatment was fully funded on February 25, 2020.

Photo of Richard post-operation

November 10, 2019

Richard underwent a fracture repair.

Richard underwent successful ORIF surgery. Richard a good post outcome and a hematoma that was drained with good healing and satisfactory recovery.

Richard says, “I am grateful to finally have relief from the chronic pain, I can walk with the help of crutches without feeling severe pain. I believe I will soon be able to walk as standing for long periods is no longer a problem.”

Richard underwent successful ORIF surgery. Richard a good post outcome and a hematoma that was drained with good healing and satisfactory re...

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October 7, 2019

Richard is a farmer from Kenya. Father of six Richard is a small scale farmer. He plants maize and beans in his farm. Richard doesn’t have a good house to live in. He stays in a two room house roofed with grass. None of his children completed school due to low income in the family. The family has gone through a hard-time that they even lack food some of the days.

Two months ago, Richard was involved in a road traffic accident and sustained a complex femur fracture on his left leg. Richard was brought to our hospital where he underwent a successful intramedullary nail femur surgery on 8/08/2019. He was discharged where he has been recovering at home. On his first surgical review, the surgeon realized that Richard is unable to get full extension of the femur. On further examination he realized that Richard had shortened femur and suggested that he needs revision surgery to fix his this condition for previous surgery done that was not successful.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On October 07, Richard will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. This procedure will help him walk easily again Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure.

Richard says, “I am really worried about the fate of my leg. I thought it was getting well. I have nothing to offer for my second surgery. Help me raise funds to make it possible and a success.”

Richard is a farmer from Kenya. Father of six Richard is a small scale farmer. He plants maize and beans in his farm. Richard doesn’t have a...

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Richard's Timeline

  • October 7, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • October 09, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Richard 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.

  • October 10, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Richard's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 10, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Richard's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • February 25, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Richard's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 29 donors

Funded by 29 donors

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

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