“I have always loved working with children,” explains Mercy. “My dream is to one day open a children’s home where I can take care of abandoned children.”
Mercy lives in Kenya with her husband and three children. Mercy tends to the children and household while her husband works as a farmer on land he’s rented to grow potatoes for sale. Mercy and her family live with her husband’s parents, and rely on what they can produce from their small farm and four goats to provide for the family.
“Mercy started experiencing lower back pain and a foul smelling discharge months ago,” report our partners at African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). “A scan revealed the [uterine prolapse] condition. If not treated, Mercy could develop a severe infection which could affect her kidneys.”
For $800, we can fund a total abdominal hysterectomy to treat Mercy’s back pain and repeated infections. Let’s help Mercy pursue her dream of caring for more children free from the social stigma and health risks associated with her symptoms.