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Success! Belinda from Kenya raised $771 to fund arm fracture surgery.

Belinda
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  • $771 raised, $0 to go
$771
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Belinda's treatment was fully funded on June 10, 2020.

Photo of Belinda post-operation

February 2, 2020

Belinda underwent arm fracture surgery.

Belinda underwent successful ORIF surgery on her arm. She had uneventful recovery in the hospital hence she was discharged a day after her surgery. Belinda went home with a cast on her hand and will continue to follow up with the orthopedic surgeon and later start physio checkups to make sure she can use her hand well.

Belinda says, “I am happy with how the surgery went, I am hoping that the quality of my life and that of my family will improve after this surgery.”

Belinda underwent successful ORIF surgery on her arm. She had uneventful recovery in the hospital hence she was discharged a day after her s...

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December 9, 2019

Meet Belinda, a quiet lady in her mid-30’s from Kenya who has been blessed with two kids. Belinda runs a small grocery business in the market to make ends meet. Her husband takes up casual jobs such as clearing bushes to compliment his wife’s income. The family lives in a single rental house and their daily income is not sufficient to meet all the expenses including surgery fees.

On 30th November 2019, Belinda fell and fractured her right proximal radius. She had a cast applied and went home awaiting funds for surgery. She was not able to raise funds required yet she desperately needs the surgery. Belinda is not able to cook for her family nor operate her grocery business. With successful surgery, Belinda will be able to use her hand with ease and reduce chances of further complications on the fracture.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On December 10th, Belinda will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $771 to fund this procedure.

Belinda says, “Life has never been the same since I broke my hand. I am worried about my children who need care every day. My hope is to get treated so that I can continue supporting my family.”

Meet Belinda, a quiet lady in her mid-30’s from Kenya who has been blessed with two kids. Belinda runs a small grocery business in the marke...

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Belinda's Timeline

  • December 9, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Belinda was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • December 10, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Belinda received treatment at AIC Kapsowar 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.

  • December 11, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Belinda's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 2, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Belinda's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • June 10, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Belinda's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 18 donors

Funded by 18 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Simple)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $771 for Belinda's treatment
Hospital Fees
$206
Medical Staff
$256
Medication
$52
Supplies
$231
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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