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Success! Chiwaya from Kenya raised $1,165 to fund orthopedic surgery.

Chiwaya
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  • $1,165 raised, $0 to go
$1,165
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Chiwaya's treatment was fully funded on December 31, 2018.

Photo of Chiwaya post-operation

November 20, 2018

Chiwaya underwent orthopedic surgery.

The surgery was successful and he is now recovering well in the ward. Once he heals, Chiwaya will be able to walk, play with his friends, and proceed with his studies.

He says, “Once I heal, I will be able to play football and run like my friends. Thanks, and God bless Watsi.”

The surgery was successful and he is now recovering well in the ward. Once he heals, Chiwaya will be able to walk, play with his friends, an...

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October 24, 2018

Chiwaya is a 12-year-old boy from Kenya. His favorite hobby is reading.

“I love reading poetry” he says.

Chiwaya has a condition called bilateral genu varus, which means his legs bow outwards. As he grows, this is affecting his ability to walk.

Chiwaya needs to undergo surgery, which will help realign his bones and improve his walking. Surgery is scheduled for November 11 and will cost $1,165.

“I would like to walk…I would also like to play football and run…Any help meant to improve my condition is appreciated,” says Chiwaya.

Chiwaya is a 12-year-old boy from Kenya. His favorite hobby is reading. “I love reading poetry” he says. Chiwaya has a condition call...

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Chiwaya's Timeline

  • October 24, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • October 26, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Chiwaya's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 12, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Chiwaya received treatment at AIC Cure International 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.

  • November 20, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Chiwaya's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 31, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Chiwaya's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Angular Deformity Correction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,165 for Chiwaya's treatment
Hospital Fees
$242
Medical Staff
$313
Medication
$179
Supplies
$347
Labs
$37
Radiology
$47

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