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Ashley is a baby from Kenya who needs $619 to fund colostomy closure.

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October 28, 2019

Ashley is a baby from Kenya. Ashley’s father is employed casually in a company in the Coastal region of Kenya. Her mother on the other hand is a full-time mom. Ashley lives with her parents and elder sister in a two-room house with an income that barely sustains their needs.

Ashley underwent a colostomy, in which the end of the colon is brought through an opening in the abdominal wall. This surgery is often performed to bypass bowel malformations, but colostomies are usually temporary and may call for closure. In Ashley’s case, her colostomy requires closure in order to restore bowel function and prevent future complications.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $619 to cover the cost of a colostomy closure for Ashley. The surgery is scheduled to take place on October 29th and, once completed, will hopefully allow her to live more comfortably and confidently.

“The journey has been long and tedious, but hopefully we will make it through soon,” says Ashley’s mother.

Ashley is a baby from Kenya. Ashley’s father is employed casually in a company in the Coastal region of Kenya. Her mother on the other hand ...

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Ashley's Timeline

  • October 28, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • October 29, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ashley 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.

  • November 12, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ashley's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 05, 2019
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Ashley's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Ashley is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 2 donors

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Funded by 2 donors

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Treatment
Colostomy Closure
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $619 for Ashley's treatment
Hospital Fees
$601
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$18
Supplies
$0

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