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Success! Ann from Kenya raised $565 to fund tonsil removal surgery to help her live pain free.

Ann
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  • $565 raised, $0 to go
$565
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Ann's treatment was fully funded on June 6, 2022.

Photo of Ann post-operation

June 13, 2022

Ann underwent tonsil removal surgery to help her live pain free.

Ann had successful treatment to address her long-time ailment. She was very excited that she will finally be free from frequent injections and hospital visits. With this surgery, Ann has no more risk of infections and pain due to her tonsils. She can now regain her normal life, which has given her new hope.

Ann said: “I am very happy and appreciate the sponsors and the hospital for assisting me. I can’t imagine a changed life with no more injections and no more pain. I can now take care of my family with ease.”

Ann had successful treatment to address her long-time ailment. She was very excited that she will finally be free from frequent injections a...

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February 17, 2022

Ann is a 45-year-old woman from a remote area in Kiambu County of Kenya. She is married and they have four children. Ann takes care of their house and children without a source of income and her husband works as a driver. What he earns is just enough to cater to their family needs and children’s education.

Transportation is a great challenge where they live. To come to the hospital today, Ann left her house at 4 a.m. to make it to Nazareth Hospital by the morning time. Since the age of four, Ann started having on-and-off bouts of tonsillitis. Two of her children, as well as other family members, have already undergone tonsillectomy, but she has not yet managed to be healed. Over the past year, she has been repeatedly needing to go to the hospital and has had many injections. She has been experiencing neck pain, swollen and infected tonsils, headaches, and earaches. The ENT surgeon has advised her to have her tonsils removed.

Ann’s husband has coverage under a national health insurance plan, but her surgery was not approved for support. Our Medical Partner African Mission Healthcare is now helping to raise $565 to cover her treatment.

“Our insurance is currently having issues, but I can’t wait to have the tonsils removed. They have disrupted my normal life and the injections are too many and even more painful than the tonsils. I am pleading for support so that I can get over this problem, to regain my normal life, and take care of my family,” said Ann.

Ann is a 45-year-old woman from a remote area in Kiambu County of Kenya. She is married and they have four children. Ann takes care of their...

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Ann's Timeline

  • February 17, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Ann was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • February 25, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ann 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.

  • February 28, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ann's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 6, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Ann's treatment was fully funded.

  • June 13, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Ann's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 10 donors

Funded by 10 donors

Treatment
Adenotonsillectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $565 for Ann's treatment
Hospital Fees
$427
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$6
Supplies
$74
Labs
$31
Other
$27

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