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Success! Talaa from Kenya raised $968 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Talaa
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  • $968 raised, $0 to go
$968
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Talaa's treatment was fully funded on March 6, 2018.

Photo of Talaa post-operation

February 6, 2018

Talaa underwent fracture repair surgery.

Her surgery was successful. Now she can stand and walk independently.

She says, “Thank you for bringing me this far, you can see that I am happy. May God bless as you continue changing lives.”

Her surgery was successful. Now she can stand and walk independently. She says, “Thank you for bringing me this far, you can see that I ...

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January 15, 2018

Talaa is a farmer from Kenya. She is a mother of 11. She lost her husband in 2005 due to hypertension. Talaa lives with her grandchildren. She is a happy grandmother and spends her time in the evenings educating her grandchildren. She takes care of her goats and cultivates a small piece of millet farm to keep herself busy.

Talaa fell last week while she was taking care of her goats. She landed on a stone and fractured her hip. Talaa is in a lot of pain, and she cannot stand or walk.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On January 16, Talaa will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. The procedure will help her live without pain, walk, and stand. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure.

“My mum has a lot of pain, she cannot stand nor even sit comfortably. You can see that she is stressed,” says her son.

Talaa is a farmer from Kenya. She is a mother of 11. She lost her husband in 2005 due to hypertension. Talaa lives with her grandchildren. S...

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Talaa's Timeline

  • January 15, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 17, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Talaa received treatment at AIC Kapsowar Hospital in Kenya. 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 17, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Talaa's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 6, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Talaa's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • March 6, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Talaa's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 25 donors

Funded by 25 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Complex)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $968 for Talaa's treatment
Hospital Fees
$248
Medical Staff
$359
Medication
$52
Supplies
$283
Labs
$13
Radiology
$13

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Kyarituha

Kyarituha is a tailor from Uganda. Kyarituha attended school until reaching secondary school class three, but did not finish her education due to financial constraints at home. After leaving, she enrolled at a tailoring practice. Two years ago, Kyarituha stopped working as a tailor and became a homemaker when business stopped being profitable. Kyarituha's husband is a small scale farmer. Together with their 3 children, the family lives in a three-roomed house. Their two older children are in primary school, which requires school fees that the parents find difficult to supply. During her free time, Kyarituha still enjoys being able to repair clothes for her family and friends. Kyarituha is currently expecting her fourth child. She received full antenatal care at our medical partner's care center, Rushoroza Hospital. When she came to the hospital on July 19th with minor pain, she was reviewed and a caesarean section was recommended by her doctors due to a previous c-section and unfavorable fetus position. The procedure could save her from uterine rupture which puts her and her baby at risk. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMH), is helping Kyarituha undergo a C-Section on July 20th. AMH is requesting support for this $207 procedure that will ensure the safety of both the mother and child. Kyarituha shares her future plans, “I pray for a successful surgery. I will resume tailoring as soon as I gather enough business capital but meanwhile, I plan to start farming to assist my husband in taking care of our family.”

9% funded

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$20raised
$187to go

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