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Success! Sogomo from Kenya raised $968 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Sogomo
100%
  • $968 raised, $0 to go
$968
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Sogomo's treatment was fully funded on April 22, 2019.

Photo of Sogomo post-operation

March 7, 2019

Sogomo underwent fracture repair surgery.

Surgery was successful. She will do exercises in order to regain full use of her hand.

Surgery was successful. She will do exercises in order to regain full use of her hand....

February 12, 2019

Sogomo is a grandmother from Kenya. She plants millet and cassava. She is the mother of five children.

Early this month, Sogomo slipped and broke her right hand while crossing a fence. She is now unable to stretch or lift her right hand. Sogomo will not be able to perform her normal duties of farming and fetching water for her house if she is not treated.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On February 13, Sogomo will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. She will be able to use her hand again with no pain. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure.

Sogomo’s son says, “We were forced as family to borrow money from a money lender with high interest rates to pay bills for Sogomo’s first treatment. We are unable to afford for her second treatment again.”

Sogomo is a grandmother from Kenya. She plants millet and cassava. She is the mother of five children. Early this month, Sogomo slipped...

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Sogomo's Timeline

  • February 12, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • February 12, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Sogomo's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 13, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Sogomo 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.

  • March 07, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Sogomo's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 22, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Sogomo's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 21 donors

Funded by 21 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Complex)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $968 for Sogomo's treatment
Hospital Fees
$248
Medical Staff
$359
Medication
$52
Supplies
$283
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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