Success! Gifton from Kenya raised $1,286 to fund treatment to heal his clubfeet.

Gifton
$1,286
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Gifton's treatment was fully funded on January 30, 2024.
  • Gifton's story
  • Gifton's update
October 23, 2023

Photo of Gifton post-operation

February 9, 2024

Gifton underwent treatment to heal his clubfeet.

Gifton underwent bilateral Achilles tenotomy surgery, and it was successful. The treatment will be impactful for him because as he grows, he...

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Gifton's Timeline

  • October 23, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Gifton was submitted by SAFE Program Admin, SAFE Program Admin at African Mission Healthcare.

  • October 23, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Gifton 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.

  • October 26, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gifton's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 30, 2024
    FULLY FUNDED

    Gifton's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 9, 2024
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Gifton's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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$1,110raised
$390to go