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Success! Jarred from Kenya raised $929 to fund brain surgery.

Jarred
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  • $929 raised, $0 to go
$929
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Jarred's treatment was fully funded on August 10, 2019.

Photo of Jarred post-operation

October 6, 2019

Jarred underwent brain surgery.

Jarred had successful surgery to close the spine defect. This minimized the risk of developing tethered cord syndrome and paralysis on the lower limbs. Jarred is doing very well and thriving.

“I am immensely obliged to the donors who gave even without having met me. May God reward you greatly,” says Jarred’s mother.

Jarred had successful surgery to close the spine defect. This minimized the risk of developing tethered cord syndrome and paralysis on the l...

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June 11, 2019

Jarred is an infant from Kenya. He has been diagnosed with encephalocoele, a type of neural tube defect in which brain tissues and overlying membranes protrude through openings in the skull. Encephalocoele usually results from a failure of the neural tube to completely close during fetal development. Without treatment, Jarred is at risk of developmental delays, brain damage, or premature death.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $929 to fund encephalocoele repair surgery for Jarred. The procedure is scheduled to take place on June 12. Hopefully, the repair of this condition will allow Jarred to grow up healthy.

Jarred’s mother says, “My prayer is to have my son treated and grow upright with less medical issues.”

Jarred is an infant from Kenya. He has been diagnosed with encephalocoele, a type of neural tube defect in which brain tissues and overlying...

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Jarred's Timeline

  • June 11, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 11, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Jarred's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 24, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Jarred received treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH). 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.

  • August 10, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Jarred's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 06, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Jarred's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 23 donors

Funded by 23 donors

Treatment
Encephalocoele Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $929 for Jarred's treatment
Hospital Fees
$842
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$49
Supplies
$0
Labs
$38

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Philemon

Philemon is a farmer from Kenya. Philemon is a 22 year old father of one and himself is the first born child of a family of four. Being the first born child in a less fortunate family, Philemon’s roles were defined so fast that he dropped out of school so that his younger siblings could get a chance to proceed with their studies. He opted to do farming with his dad so that they can improve their humble background. Philemon is hardworking and energetic man who is depended by the family for its daily needs. Philemon was well until 9th August when he fell from a tree and sustained injury to his left leg and was diagnosed with an open proximal tibia fracture. Philemon was brought to our hospital and was received by our doctors. He underwent his first surgery to clean and close his wounds. He was then admitted to wait for ORIF surgery. He is unable to stand with his left leg. He can only walk with the able of a walker or being wheeled on a wheel chair. Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On August 15th, Philemon underwent a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. He will be able to walk normally after treatment. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure. Philemon says, “I need to walk again, I don’t have a sustainable job to feed my parents and siblings. I also want to make sure that they finish school and get proper education."

77% funded

77%funded
$748raised
$220to go

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