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Success! Florence from Kenya raised $1,224 to fund mobility-enhancing foot surgery.

Florence
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  • $1,224 raised, $0 to go
$1,224
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$0
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Fully funded
Florence's treatment was fully funded on April 7, 2021.

Photo of Florence post-operation

May 26, 2021

Florence underwent mobility-enhancing foot surgery.

Florence underwent a bilateral foot surgery and all went well! As she heals, Florence will be able to walk like other children, her self-esteem will improve, and she will be able to continue with her studies.

“On behalf of my family, I say a big thank you for heeding to our pleading. At a time when we were in despair, you restored hope to our lives. We will forever be grateful,” Florence’s mother told us.

Florence underwent a bilateral foot surgery and all went well! As she heals, Florence will be able to walk like other children, her self-est...

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February 17, 2021

Florence an 11-year-old girl from Kenya, and she is the firstborn in a family of three children.

Florence was born with cerebral palsy, which is a condition that affects her muscles, primarily her legs. In addition, Florence also has clubfoot, and as a result she is not able to independently walk from one place to another by herself, so she currently uses a wheelchair to get around.

The team from our Medical Partner’s Care Center AIC Cure International Hospital met Florence at one of their mobile clinics near her home village. Florence needs to undergo triple arthrodesis surgery, which will relieve pain in her foot and provide her with more stability. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is helping Florence to receive treatment and needs help raising $1,224 for her surgery.

Florence’s mother is excited that after the surgery, Florence will “be able to walk and continue with her life like other children.” She added, “We are appealing to people of goodwill to help our daughter undergo surgery.”

Florence an 11-year-old girl from Kenya, and she is the firstborn in a family of three children. Florence was born with cerebral palsy, w...

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Florence's Timeline

  • February 17, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • February 22, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Florence's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 2, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Florence received treatment at AIC Cure International 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.

  • April 7, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Florence's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 26, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Florence's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 23 donors

Funded by 23 donors

Treatment
Angular Deformity Correction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,224 for Florence's treatment
Hospital Fees
$242
Medical Staff
$313
Medication
$179
Supplies
$347
Labs
$37
Radiology
$47
Other
$59

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