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Success! Maureen from Kenya raised $1,049 to fund fracture repair surgery so that she can walk again.

Maureen
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  • $1,049 raised, $0 to go
$1,049
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Maureen's treatment was fully funded on December 28, 2021.

Photo of Maureen post-operation

January 13, 2022

Maureen underwent fracture repair surgery so that she can walk again.

Our medical partner just shared an update that Maureen had a fracture plating procedure that was successful. She’s recovered well post-surgery and was able to start walking using a walking frame on the second day after surgery. As her fracture heals Maureen will transition from a walking frame to crutches, and then one crutch. Eventually, when the fracture is completely healed she will walk as she used to, which she is very much looking forward to. Maureen hopes to be able to enjoy playing and going to school just like her friends.

Maureen says, “I am happy I am finally going home. Thank you for helping me.”

Our medical partner just shared an update that Maureen had a fracture plating procedure that was successful. She's recovered well post-surge...

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December 21, 2021

Maureen is a cheerful 10-year-old student. She’s the third born child in a family of four children. Both of her parents work on farms around their home.

Earlier this year, Maureen fractured her right femur. She underwent surgery to treat the fracture and the injury healed well. However, on December 5th, Maureen fell and unfortunately fractured the same leg. She was admitted to the hospital where another surgery was recommended to help her heal fully. The fracture causes Maureen pain and she is unable to walk.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), can help. On December 23rd, Maureen will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. This procedure will help heal her fracture so that she can walk well again. Now, Maureen and her family need help raising $1,049 to fund her procedure and care.

Maureen shared, “I hope to get better and go back to school. Please help me.”

Maureen is a cheerful 10-year-old student. She's the third born child in a family of four children. Both of her parents work on farms around...

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Maureen's Timeline

  • December 21, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Maureen was submitted by Edward Mugane, Impact Assessment Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • December 23, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Maureen received treatment at Nazareth 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 25, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Maureen's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 28, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Maureen's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 13, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Maureen's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 21 donors

Funded by 21 donors

Treatment
Nazareth - ORIF
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,049 for Maureen's treatment
Hospital Fees
$459
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$26
Supplies
$379
Labs
$104
Radiology
$31
Other
$50

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