Success! Jonah from Kenya raised $1,224 to fund clubfoot repair.

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Fully funded
Jonah's treatment was fully funded on September 16, 2020.
  • Jonah's story
  • Jonah's update
March 5, 2020

Photo of Jonah post-operation

May 15, 2020

Jonah underwent clubfoot repair.

Jonah's surgery was successful and his treatment will be of great help to him as he will be able to walk comfortably. He will also be able t...

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Jonah's Timeline

  • March 5, 2020

    Jonah was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, SAFE Senior Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • March 9, 2020

    Jonah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 23, 2020

    Jonah received treatment at AIC Cure International Hospital 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.

  • May 15, 2020

    Jonah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • September 16, 2020

    Jonah's treatment was fully funded.

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John is an 11-year-old quiet boy from Meru County in Kenya. John's story is a journey of compassion and the unwavering support of a dedicated well-wisher. His origin is drawn back to Tanzania, where he was disowned by his birth parents due to a congenital disorder on his feet. His present guardian adopted him, offering not just a home but a sense of belonging. John has clubfoot, a condition in which the foot is twisted out of shape. Both his feet are affected. The condition causes difficulty walking and even wearing shoes. John was diagnosed during a mobile clinic held by our medical partner's care center AIC Cure International Hospital. He underwent a successful surgery on his left foot, which is now healed. He is currently in the hospital to undergo reconstruction of his right foot. He has in the meantime been undergoing serial casting to adjust the position of his foot to achieve the desired correction. Fortunately, our medical partner African Mission Healthcare, is helping John receive treatment. On March 21st, surgeons at AIC Cure International Hospital will perform clubfoot repair surgery to improve his mobility. John aspires to go back to school and study hard so that he can be a doctor someday. Now, John's family needs help to fund this $1,286 procedure. John shared, “I am looking forward to seeing my foot corrected, to walking properly, playing football with my friends, continue with my studies like other children and achieving my dream of becoming a doctor in future so that I can impact the lives of children born with clubfoot and other physical conditions."

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