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Success! Brian from Kenya raised $592 to fund a colostomy for his birth condition.

Brian
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  • $592 raised, $0 to go
$592
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Brian's treatment was fully funded on June 10, 2021.

Photo of Brian post-operation

July 13, 2021

Brian underwent a colostomy for his birth condition.

Brian had a successful surgery with no complications arising during and after surgery. He’s returned home with his mom a few days after surgery. When his wound heals, he is scheduled for another two surgeries before he can complete his full treatment for his birth condition.

Brian’s mother says: “When I realized that Brian was not passing stool, I thought that I would lose him. But after the successful surgery I am feeling so happy. I’m thankful for all the financial support.”

Brian had a successful surgery with no complications arising during and after surgery. He's returned home with his mom a few days after surg...

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June 2, 2021

Brian was born last night and is the first born in his family. His father works in a newly opened bakery and shared that he earns very little money, while his mother makes and sells pots to earn a living. After Brian was born, he was examined by the pediatric surgery team and diagnosed with anorectal malformations.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH) is helping Brian to receive treatment. On June 2nd, at AMH’s care center, he is scheduled to undergo a colostomy surgery to enable him to pass stool. Now, AMH is requesting $592 to fund Brian’s surgery.

Brian’s father shared, “we are hoping and praying that our son will get treated despite the fact that we are not financially stable to afford the surgery.”

Brian was born last night and is the first born in his family. His father works in a newly opened bakery and shared that he earns very littl...

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Brian's Timeline

  • June 2, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Brian was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • June 2, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Brian received treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH) 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.

  • June 4, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Brian's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 10, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Brian's treatment was fully funded.

  • July 13, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Brian's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 16 donors

Funded by 16 donors

Treatment
Colostomy Alone
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $592 for Brian's treatment
Hospital Fees
$525
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$39
Supplies
$0
Other
$28

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Kyarituha

Kyarituha is a tailor from Uganda. Kyarituha attended school until reaching secondary school class three, but did not finish her education due to financial constraints at home. After leaving, she enrolled at a tailoring practice. Two years ago, Kyarituha stopped working as a tailor and became a homemaker when business stopped being profitable. Kyarituha's husband is a small scale farmer. Together with their 3 children, the family lives in a three-roomed house. Their two older children are in primary school, which requires school fees that the parents find difficult to supply. During her free time, Kyarituha still enjoys being able to repair clothes for her family and friends. Kyarituha is currently expecting her fourth child. She received full antenatal care at our medical partner's care center, Rushoroza Hospital. When she came to the hospital on July 19th with minor pain, she was reviewed and a caesarean section was recommended by her doctors due to a previous c-section and unfavorable fetus position. The procedure could save her from uterine rupture which puts her and her baby at risk. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMH), is helping Kyarituha undergo a C-Section on July 20th. AMH is requesting support for this $207 procedure that will ensure the safety of both the mother and child. Kyarituha shares her future plans, “I pray for a successful surgery. I will resume tailoring as soon as I gather enough business capital but meanwhile, I plan to start farming to assist my husband in taking care of our family.”

9% funded

9%funded
$20raised
$187to go

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