Navy is a 49-year-old rice seller. She’s been married for 15 years and has 2 daughters who are in school. Navy sells rice in front of a factory, but has been unable to work for over a year. Her husband is currently unemployed.
Four years ago, Navy started to have pain in her back and on both hips, and she was given steroids to ease the pain. Doctors have diagnosed her with avascular necrosis in both hips. Avascular necrosis, or osteonecrosis, is the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply. Navy cannot walk and is confined to a wheelchair. She is in constant pain, and is depressed because she cannot work to support her family.
Fortunately, Navy learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC). At CSC, surgeons will perform a total hip replacement to relieve Navy of her pain and allow her to walk easily. Treatment is scheduled for February 5th, and Navy needs help raising $1,087 to pay for this procedure.
Navy shared, “I hope that I’ll feel better soon, and will be able to walk again without pain. I am anxious to return to work to help my family.”
Navy is a 49-year-old rice seller. She's been married for 15 years and has 2 daughters who are in school. Navy sells rice in front of a fact...
Navy underwent a hip replacement surgery.
Navy successfully underwent and a hip replacement surgery and now has a new hip thanks to supporters from around the world and surgeons at Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC). After the procedure, Navy was started on antibiotics to decrease the risk of infection and will stay at the hospital until her stitches are removed. Navy has already started working with the physiotherapy team and will use a walker until her incision has healed and she has the strength to walk without assistance. She described her health after her surgery as “good.” Navy looks forward to walking and regaining independence in her life.
Navy shared, “I am so appreciative of the results to walk properly again. I am thankful to all who donated so I can work again to support my family.”
Navy successfully underwent and a hip replacement surgery and now has a new hip thanks to supporters from around the world and surgeons at C...