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Success! Edward from Kenya raised $1,451 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Edward
100%
  • $1,451 raised, $0 to go
$1,451
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Edward's treatment was fully funded on March 5, 2019.

Photo of Edward post-operation

February 12, 2019

Edward underwent fracture repair surgery.

Edward was successfully treated in our medical partner’s facility. He is able to walk with less pain.

Edward says, “Thank you for helping me. I will become a doctor when I grow up and help patients also.”

Edward was successfully treated in our medical partner's facility. He is able to walk with less pain. Edward says, “Thank you for helping...

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January 22, 2019

Edward is a student from Kenya. He is the youngest in a family of four. Edward is a primary school student who aspires to become a doctor. His parents are farmers.

This month, Edward was in a motorcycle accident, and he suffered a femur fracture. He needs intramedullary nailing to correct the fracture. He complains of mild pain. If not treated, Edward risks further complications, such as malunion.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On January 24, Edward will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. This treatment will help him walk on his easily own again. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,451 to fund this procedure.

Edward says, “I wish to be treated. I want to become a doctor.”

Edward is a student from Kenya. He is the youngest in a family of four. Edward is a primary school student who aspires to become a doctor. H...

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Edward's Timeline

  • January 22, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 24, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Edward received 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.

  • January 24, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Edward's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 12, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Edward's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • March 05, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Edward's treatment was fully funded.

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip - Complex
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,451 for Edward's treatment
Hospital Fees
$1,287
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$73
Supplies
$0
Labs
$64
Other
$27

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