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Success! Sarah from Kenya raised $1,176 to fund a snake bite contracture repair.

Sarah
100%
  • $1,176 raised, $0 to go
$1,176
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Sarah's treatment was fully funded on September 10, 2020.
April 29, 2020

Sarah is a student from Kenya who lives at a girls’ rescue center together with her two sisters. They escaped from forced circumcision that their parents were pushing for and the rescue center secured their child custody rights. However, the center does not have health insurance for the children living there.

In 2018, Sarah suffered a snake bite but it was never treated. She healed with contractures on her left wrist and elbow, which has strained her ability to utilize her left hand.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Sarah receive treatment. On June 19th, surgeons at their care center will perform a contracture release surgery. With successful surgery, she will be able to use her hand with a lot of ease. Now, she needs help to fund this $1,176 procedure.

Sarah’s guardian says, “Sarah is limited in her left-hand functions. Please assist her.”

Sarah is a student from Kenya who lives at a girls’ rescue center together with her two sisters. They escaped from forced circumcision that ...

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Sarah's Timeline

  • April 29, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Sarah was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Kenya.

  • May 12, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Sarah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 19, 2020
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Sarah was scheduled to receive treatment at AIC Kijabe 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.

  • September 10, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Sarah's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Sarah's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 11 donors

Funded by 11 donors

Treatment
Single Contracture Release
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,176 for Sarah's treatment
Hospital Fees
$1,144
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$9
Supplies
$0
Labs
$23

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