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Success! Esther from Kenya raised $1,224 to fund a corrective surgery for her knee condition.

Esther
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  • $1,224 raised, $0 to go
$1,224
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$0
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Fully funded
Esther's treatment was fully funded on April 16, 2021.

Photo of Esther post-operation

April 8, 2021

Esther underwent a corrective surgery for her knee condition.

Esther’s surgery was a success! This surgery is of great impact to Esther so that she will be able to walk, continue with her education, and help her mother. Her self-esteem will grow, which will help her interact with other friends more comfortably.

Esther’s mother shared, “I am extremely grateful to the donors for the support rendered to us for my daughter to undergo surgery… May the almighty God continue to bless you immensely.’’

Esther's surgery was a success! This surgery is of great impact to Esther so that she will be able to walk, continue with her education, and...

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February 10, 2021

Esther is a 13-year-old girl from Kenya. She is the first born in a family of two children. Currently, Esther is a sixth grade student. She likes reading and is very active at home, especially with helping her mother with household chores. Esther’s father is a farmer, while her mother is a homemaker and takes care of their family.

Esther was born a healthy child. However, when she turned one year of age, her family noticed un unusual bowing in her legs. Since then, her condition has worsened. She often feels pain while walking, and cannot walk well or carry heavy loads. This affects her self-esteem, and in turn her studies as well.

Esther has a condition called genu valgus, or knock knees. Last year with the help of Watsi supporters, she underwent corrective surgery on her left side, which has healed and she is walking well. Now, she is scheduled to undergo the same surgery on her right side to completely correct her legs from the bowing.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Esther receive treatment. She is scheduled to undergo a corrective foot surgery on February 15th at our medical partner’s care center. This procedure will cost $1,224, and she and her family need help raising money. Once Esther is fully recovered, she will be able to walk, continue with her education, and help her mother again. Esther will also be able to socialize and play with other girls more comfortably.

Esther’s Aunt Fridah shared, “On behalf of the family, we are extremely grateful for the support you rendered to our daughter. May the almighty God bless you. We continue to plead for more support to ensure that she is completely healed and continue with her life like other girls.”

Esther is a 13-year-old girl from Kenya. She is the first born in a family of two children. Currently, Esther is a sixth grade student. She ...

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Esther's Timeline

  • February 10, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • February 16, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Esther's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 2, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Esther 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.

  • April 8, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Esther's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 16, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Esther's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 30 donors

Funded by 30 donors

Treatment
Angular Deformity Correction
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,224 for Esther's treatment
Hospital Fees
$242
Medical Staff
$313
Medication
$179
Supplies
$347
Labs
$37
Radiology
$47
Other
$59

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