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Anna from Kenya raised $1,065 to fund surgery on her tibia to help her walk again.

Anna
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Fully funded
Anna's treatment was fully funded on September 27, 2020.

Photo of Anna post-operation

August 17, 2020

Anna underwent surgery on her tibia to help her walk again.

Anna was admitted in critical condition with polytrauma following a road traffic accident. She required several procedures but has improved into a stable condition and has been discharged to continue healing at home.

Anna is very happy that she is out of the hospital bed. She is grateful to the medical and surgical team who helped her recover from the painful accident. Now, after surgery, Anna expresses the freedom she feels from all other previous worries. “I will never be able to return the favor”, she says.

Janet, one of her relatives says, “It was difficult to look at Anna because of her state and the pain she was going through. However, now we have seen the results of the surgery and the improvement in Anna’s condition. Thank you Watsi for helping her with her medical bills.”

Anna was admitted in critical condition with polytrauma following a road traffic accident. She required several procedures but has improved ...

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June 9, 2020

Anna is a farmer from Kenya. Anna previously worked as a cook in a private primary school located in her village. Her occupational options are now extremely limited after she was let go due to hard economic times. Anna currently does maize farming in her parent’s land. She also does casual jobs across the village like working in other people’s farms to earn a living. Anna lives in a two-roomed iron-roofed house with her mother in the upcountry.

Ten days ago, Anna experienced an extremely painful accident after she was involved in a road traffic accident. She was a pedestrian when she was struck by a motorbike which was moving in a high speed. She sustained multiple severe injuries, left multiple rib fractures with a pneumothorax and lower lip full-thickness laceration. She is in severe pain and now cannot walk.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On June 10th, Anna will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. This procedure will help her heal well and she will be able to walk easily again Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,065 to fund this procedure.

Anna says, “My hope is to be healed get out of hospital bed and be on my foot again so that I can continue with my daily duties.”

Anna is a farmer from Kenya. Anna previously worked as a cook in a private primary school located in her village. Her occupational options ...

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Anna's Timeline

  • June 9, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Anna was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • June 10, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Anna received treatment at AIC Kapsowar Hospital. 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 10, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Anna's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 17, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Anna. Read the update.

  • September 27, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Anna's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 23 donors

Funded by 23 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Complex)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,065 for Anna's treatment
Hospital Fees
$345
Medical Staff
$359
Medication
$52
Supplies
$283
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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