Success! Lekitony from Kenya raised $880 to fund corrective leg surgery so he can walk easily.

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Lekitony's treatment was fully funded on December 26, 2022.
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  • Lekitony's update
July 15, 2022

Photo of Lekitony post-operation

January 22, 2023

Lekitony underwent corrective leg surgery so he can walk easily.

Lekitony has had a successful surgery that has helped correct his leg which was making walking difficult for him. Through this surgery, Leki...

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Lekitony's Timeline

  • July 15, 2022

    Lekitony was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • July 15, 2022

    Lekitony received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) in Tanzania. 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.

  • July 15, 2022

    Lekitony's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 26, 2022

    Lekitony's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 22, 2023

    Lekitony's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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