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Success! Dickens from Kenya raised $1,165 to fund orthopedic surgery.

Dickens
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  • $1,165 raised, $0 to go
$1,165
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Dickens's treatment was fully funded on December 20, 2018.

Photo of Dickens post-operation

December 4, 2018

Dickens underwent orthopedic surgery.

Surgery was successful. He’ll be able to play football and continue with his studies.

“When I grow up, I want to be an electrical engineer,” he says.

Surgery was successful. He’ll be able to play football and continue with his studies. “When I grow up, I want to be an electrical enginee...

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October 31, 2018

Dickens is a teenager from Kenya. He is in seventh grade and is a very strong student. He wants to be an engineer when he grows up. He also enjoys dancing and playing soccer.

Dickens was born with genu varus, or bow-leggedness. He cannot walk properly and cannot run. He is scheduled to undergo a surgery that will realign his bones so that he will be able to walk normally.

Surgery is scheduled for November 22 and will cost $1,165.

He says, “My desire is to walk without any difficulty, that’s why we are seeking for support to undergo for surgery.”

Dickens is a teenager from Kenya. He is in seventh grade and is a very strong student. He wants to be an engineer when he grows up. He also ...

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Dickens's Timeline

  • October 31, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • November 06, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Dickens's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 22, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Dickens received treatment at AIC Cure International Hospital. 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 04, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Dickens's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 20, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Dickens's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 16 donors

Funded by 16 donors

Treatment
Angular Deformity Correction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,165 for Dickens's treatment
Hospital Fees
$242
Medical Staff
$313
Medication
$179
Supplies
$347
Labs
$37
Radiology
$47

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