This is Erick, a 14-year-old high school student from Kenya who lives with his parents and younger brother.
Erick was born with undescended testicles. This condition, if left untreated, could lead to complications such as testicular cancer, the development of a hernia, or infertility in the future.
Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), shares that Erick’s parents have raised $220 towards treating his condition, which includes all of their savings. Unfortunately, with their sparse income, they are unable to fund the entire amount for their son’s surgery.
For $570, doctors will perform a double orchidopexy surgery to correct Erick’s condition and prevent any future complications.
“If I get treated, I won’t have to worry about anything and therefore, I will improve in my studies. I hope to be great in future,” says Erick.