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Brian from Kenya raised $1,500 to get healthy.

Brian
100%
  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Brian's treatment was fully funded on May 4, 2013.

Photo of Brian post-operation

Brian is recovering very well and has a healthy future ahead of him.

“What can I say? Thank you is not enough and yet that’s all I have to give to the people who have helped me,” says Brian’s mother. “May God bless them.”

“What can I say? Thank you is not enough and yet that’s all I have to give to the people who have helped me," says Brian's mother. "May God ...

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Brian is a cheery little boy who loves cars. In fact, he has already declared his plans to become a driver. Brian’s father is no longer involved with the family, so his mother supports him and his four siblings by selling fruit at the local market.

Brian was born with cervical hygroma, a malformation of the lymphatic system that causes a mass to form on the neck. If it’s not treated soon, the mass could cause difficulty in breathing and swallowing.

Doctors at Kijabe Hospital can remove Brian’s mass through surgery. Brian’s mother works hard, but she barely earns enough to support her young family, let alone pay for the specialty medical care her son needs. Let’s help her cover the cost of Brian’s care so she can rest assured that Brian is not at risk for serious complications.

Brian is a cheery little boy who loves cars. In fact, he has already declared his plans to become a driver. Brian's father is no longer invo...

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Brian's Timeline

  • April 23, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Brian's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 04, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Brian's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 12, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Brian. Read the update.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

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