Samuel is a six-year-old Ethiopian boy who is suffering from a severe case of osteomyelitis, a condition that causes inflammation in bone marrow. Samuel’s osteomyelitis is located in his right leg, and is bringing him intense pain and reduced mobility.
A bone transplant that would give Samuel relief costs $1,495 – an amount that Samuel’s father, a manual laborer recently forced to quit his job to care for his ailing son, can’t field by himself.
Once he’s healthy, Samuel hopes to start school. Let’s set Samuel down the path to recovery and give him a chance to pursue his schooling!