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Success! John from Kenya raised $1,074 to fund a curative laparotomy so he can live a healthy life again.

John
100%
  • $1,074 raised, $0 to go
$1,074
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
John's treatment was fully funded on January 19, 2023.
October 13, 2022

John is a 38 year old father of two, living in Kenya. He is separated from his wife, and works as a taxi driver.

For ten years, John has experienced difficulty swallowing food and liquid. He tried to treat his condition with traditional medicines, but that has been unsuccessful.

When his condition worsened and he found himself losing weight, John decided to meet with doctors from our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation. He was diagnosed with Achalasia, which is usually the result of damage to the esophagus. In order to prevent his condition from progressing, John will require surgery. Thanks to the assistance of our medical partner, John will undergo a curative laparotomy on October 17th, at AIC Kijabe Hospital, which should restore his ability to swallow, and return him to good health. John is requesting your support to fund this procedure, which will cost $1,074.

John says: “My neck is paining, and I am unable to swallow solid foods. I have seriously lost a lot of weight. I need this treatment to be able to eat and be well again.”

John is a 38 year old father of two, living in Kenya. He is separated from his wife, and works as a taxi driver. For ten years, John has ...

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John's Timeline

  • October 13, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    John was submitted by Ruth Kanyeria, SAFE Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • October 18, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    John's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 19, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    John was scheduled to receive treatment at AIC Kijabe 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 19, 2023
    FULLY FUNDED

    John's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting John's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 17 donors

Funded by 17 donors

Treatment
Curative Laparatomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,074 for John's treatment
Hospital Fees
$708
Medical Staff
$29
Medication
$46
Supplies
$161
Labs
$78
Other
$52

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