Success! Nicholas from Kenya raised $1,224 to fund leg surgery so he can walk easily again and go after his dreams.

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Nicholas's treatment was fully funded on December 4, 2022.
  • Nicholas's story
  • Nicholas's update
October 26, 2022

Photo of Nicholas post-operation

January 7, 2023

Nicholas underwent leg surgery so he can walk easily again and go after his dreams.

Nicholas had a successful surgery. The treatment will be very impactful to him because he will be able to walk well and the pain he has been...

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Nicholas's Timeline

  • October 26, 2022

    Nicholas was submitted by Beatrice Njoroge, Curative Medical Support Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • November 9, 2022

    Nicholas's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 17, 2022

    Nicholas received treatment at AIC Cure International 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.

  • December 4, 2022

    Nicholas's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 7, 2023

    Nicholas's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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David is a 24-year-old male from Kenya. He is the last born in a family of four children raised by his mother. He works at a timber workshop near his home. In June 2020, David was involved in an accident where he was hit from the side by a motorbike. He was taken to the nearest public hospital and received emergency care. An x-ray revealed that he had an open right tibia fracture that needed surgery. Following his initial surgery, he has since had several additional surgeries due to the severity of the injury. In October 2022, he was referred to the care center, AIC Kijabe Hospital, run by our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), for specialized review and care. His doctors quickly realized that he still walks with a limp, and his ankle is stiff with bloody discharge from the incision site. His doctors determined that a deeper examination was needed, and he ended up having a hardware removal surgery. However, the region where the fracture occurred is still severely infected, and he risks losing his right leg due to the infection. The doctors have recommended an additional procedure to remedy the remaining issues and clean the infection. Fortunately, AMH has scheduled David for a second-stage bone transport in hopes of avoiding amputation and helping him walk again. AMH is requesting $1,500 to fund the procedure and provide for David's post-operative care. David says, “I feel exhausted and worried. I am unable to walk despite having several surgeries. I hope this surgery [helps] to save my leg.”

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