Hiram is a student from Mombasa county in Kenya. He is a lastborn in a family of three and the only boy. He has no father and his mother sells fish to make a living. Hiram is in class five at school.
He was born with clubfeet and has never been to any hospital for correction until his family heard about the CURE Hospital mobile clinic in Mombasa.
His condition has greatly affected Hiram’s mobility. He feels pain on his feet as he walks, so he cannot put on his shoes or play with his friends. This has affected his studies.
Fortunately, Hiram’s family traveled to visit our medical partner’s care center, AIC Cure International Hospital. There, surgeons will perform clubfoot repair surgery on September 20th. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,286 to fund Hiram’s clubfoot repair. After treatment, he will be able to put on shoes, walk comfortably and improve his self-esteem.
“I would like to be treated so that I can walk like my friends, play with them and continue with my studies,” Hiram told us.