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Beatrice is a grandmother from Kenya who needs $220 to fund cataract surgery.

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October 7, 2019

Beatrice is a grandmother from Kenya. Beatrice the mother of five grown children lives with her husband in Central Kenya. Neither of them works. They depend on the little pension her husband, a retired teacher gets.

Five years ago, Beatrice developed a cataract in her right eye, causing her blurry vision. A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes opaque, blurring vision. She has difficulty seeing and often needs help.

Fortunately, Beatrice is scheduled to undergo cataract surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Surgeons will remove and replace the blurred lens. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $220 procedure.

“My children do not have stable jobs and are all struggling to make ends meet. I am not sure of how to ask for help from them,” says Beatrice

Beatrice is a grandmother from Kenya. Beatrice the mother of five grown children lives with her husband in Central Kenya. Neither of them wo...

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Beatrice's Timeline

  • October 7, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • October 08, 2019
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Beatrice was scheduled to receive 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.

  • October 13, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Beatrice's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Beatrice is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Beatrice's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare Foundation.

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Treatment
Cataract Removal (Single Eye)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $220 for Beatrice's treatment
Hospital Fees
$172
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$11
Supplies
$0
Labs
$37

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