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Success! Emmanuel from Kenya raised $1,145 to fund leg surgery so he can walk again.

Emmanuel
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  • $1,145 raised, $0 to go
$1,145
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$0
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Fully funded
Emmanuel's treatment was fully funded on November 5, 2022.

Photo of Emmanuel post-operation

November 21, 2022

Emmanuel underwent leg surgery so he can walk again.

Considering the fact that Emmanuels’ fracture was severe, his medical team determined an open reduction internal fixation would help to speed up the rate of fracture healing.

All went well and it was a moment of relief to everyone, especially his mother. He is now able to maneuver with crutches without much trouble and with time Emmanuel will be able to walk without support. He will be able to resume his studies once he full recovers.

Emmanuel’s mother says, “Seeing my children happy is one of my hearts’ desires. That accident really broke my heart but I thank God, He remembered me through these donors - thank you.”

Considering the fact that Emmanuels’ fracture was severe, his medical team determined an open reduction internal fixation would help to spee...

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June 6, 2022

Meet Emmanuel, a 9-year-old boy, living with his mother and four siblings in a small town in rural Kenya. Emmanuel’s mother is a single parent, who works daily jobs like helping with laundry in an effort to support her children. Despite her hard work, the family’s neighbors step in at times to make certain the children are fed, as Emmanuel’s mother shared that she doesn’t always have enough money for food.

On Saturday evening, Emmanuel was brought to Kapsowar Hospital, after being hit by a speeding car. An X-ray confirmed that Emmanuel’s left femur was fractured. He was admitted to the children’s ward, and his leg was placed in traction until he can undergo surgery to repair the fracture. In the meantime, Emmanuel is in pain, and he cannot use his left leg.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On June 7th, Emmanuel will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation, at AIC Kapsowar Hospital. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is seeking $1,145 to fund Emmanuel’s surgery, which will enable him to walk easily again, and to resume the life of enjoying being a 9 year old.

Emmanuel’s mother says: “I am going through so many struggles. I have a one-year-old baby at home. I am unable to take care of her as I am at the hospital. My hope is to see Emmanuel treated so that I can take care of him at home with his siblings.”

Meet Emmanuel, a 9-year-old boy, living with his mother and four siblings in a small town in rural Kenya. Emmanuel's mother is a single pare...

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Emmanuel's Timeline

  • June 6, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Emmanuel was submitted by Beatrice Njoroge, Curative Medical Support Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • June 7, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Emmanuel 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.

  • June 9, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Emmanuel's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 5, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Emmanuel's treatment was fully funded.

  • November 21, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Emmanuel's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 28 donors

Funded by 28 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Complex)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,145 for Emmanuel's treatment
Hospital Fees
$521
Medical Staff
$3
Medication
$56
Supplies
$359
Labs
$40
Radiology
$12
Other
$154

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