Nehemia is a nine-year-old child from Tanzania and the fourth born in a family of five children. She is currently in kindergarten and she loves singing the vowels. Nehemia’s parents keep livestock for a living and sell the milk. Once in a while, they also sell a goat to make additional money.
Nehemia has clubfoot of her left foot. Clubfoot is a condition in which the foot is twisted out of shape. This causes difficulty walking and even wearing shoes.
Fortunately, Nehemia traveled to visit our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), to receive treatment. On September 14th, surgeons at AMH’s care center will perform clubfoot repair surgery. Now, AMH is requesting $935 to fund Nehemia’s clubfoot repair. After treatment, she will be able to walk easily.
Nehemia’s father shared, “every day when she gets home from school she complains of pain and you can easily see she is trying not to put pressure on the foot due to fear of pain. Please help my daughter.”