Dennis is a one-month-old baby boy and the firstborn child of his parents. Dennis and his parents live with Dennis’ grandparents in Tanzania, where they rely on Dennis’ grandfather for support. Dennis’ grandfather- who is a construction technician and a farmer- provides for his wife, six of their children, and three grandchildren.
Dennis was born with bilateral congenital contracture of his knees and bilateral clubfoot. His mother was devastated when these conditions were discovered, and she immediately started seeking treatment for Dennis.
Fortunately, Dennis’ mother was referred to our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, for treatment. As a result, Dennis will undergo clubfoot repair surgery on May 9th at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre. After the surgery, Dennis will be able to wear shoes and walk easily. African Mission Healthcare Foundation is requesting $935 to fund Dennis’ clubfoot repair.
Dennis’ mother says: “I hope my son will get treatment to get better so that he gets to enjoy his life ahead.”