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Success! Evans from Kenya raised $1,247 to repair his broken leg and help him walk again.

Evans
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Fully funded
Evans's treatment was fully funded on October 28, 2021.

Photo of Evans post-operation

November 3, 2021

Evans underwent surgery to repair his broken leg and help him walk again.

Evans underwent a successful ORIF surgery after sustaining severe fractures. His entire family is very relieved by the results of the surgery. Evans explained that he was unable to lift his right leg but now he feels much better than before. Without the support, Evans’s family could not have afforded to pay any hospital fees and they are grateful for this opportunity. Now, Evans finally feels comfortable walking with the help of crutches and is looking forward to a full recovery.

Evans’s father said, “We were worried as a family because of the pain he was going through. We had no means to pay for his surgery, however now we have seen the results of the surgery and the improvement in my son’s condition. Thank you Watsi for supporting us.”

Evans underwent a successful ORIF surgery after sustaining severe fractures. His entire family is very relieved by the results of the surger...

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September 6, 2021

Evans works hard as a motorcycle taxi driver. He’s the second-born in a family of five and had to drop out of school in grade 8 after his parents were unable to pay his secondary school fees. He opted to take a “Boda boda” (motorcycle taxi) job so that he could support his siblings and his children. Evans has two children that he works hard to provide for and he hopes to get married in the future. Now, he worries about not walking again. He is a hardworking and industrious man who makes ends meet for his young children.

Two days ago, Evans sustained a traumatic right femur and tibia fracture after he was involved in a road traffic accident. He was rushed to the hospital for x-rays. Because he had an open wound on his femur, Evans was taken to the operating room for emergency washout surgery. A cast was placed and he was admitted to the surgical ward as doctors plan for his care. Evans is unable to walk or lift his right leg due to the fractures. He is worried that he’ll continue lying in the hospital bed in a lot of pain.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMH) can help. On September 7th, Evans will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). Evans will heal and be able to work. He’ll be able to fend for himself and help out his family and children. AMH is requesting $1247 to fund this procedure.

Being single and without a proper job, Evans has very little to help him undergo this surgery. He has come out to ask well-wishers to help him raise money for his surgery so that he can walk again and continue supporting his family.

Evans says, “If I could be walking now, I could be out there looking for a job and supporting my family. I have faith that I will walk again.”

Evans works hard as a motorcycle taxi driver. He's the second-born in a family of five and had to drop out of school in grade 8 after his pa...

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Evans's Timeline

  • September 6, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Evans was submitted by Beatrice Njoroge, Curative Medical Support Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 7, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Evans received treatment at AIC Kapsowar 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.

  • September 9, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Evans's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 28, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Evans's treatment was fully funded.

  • November 3, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Evans's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 15 donors

Funded by 15 donors

Treatment
ORIF Hip
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,247 for Evans's treatment
Hospital Fees
$558
Medical Staff
$3
Medication
$68
Supplies
$398
Labs
$40
Radiology
$12
Other
$168

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