Success! Boaz from Kenya raised $646 for corrective surgery to treat his birth condition.

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Fully funded
Boaz's treatment was fully funded on November 1, 2021.
  • Boaz's story
  • Boaz's update
September 5, 2021

Photo of Boaz post-operation

October 21, 2021

Boaz underwent corrective surgery to treat his birth condition.

Boaz had a successful surgery at our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare! As a result, Boaz's chances of developing hernias, testicu...

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Boaz's Timeline

  • September 5, 2021

    Boaz was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 6, 2021

    Boaz received treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH) 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.

  • September 7, 2021

    Boaz's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 21, 2021

    Boaz's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • November 1, 2021

    Boaz's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 19 donors

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Angela is a 32-year-old woman from Kenya. She is a single mother to four children between the ages of 4 and 13 years old. Her husband left to marry another woman, and Angela works hard to provide for her children. She was fetching firewood to sell to hotels and homes but became too ill to carry out this work. She also worked in a hotel as a cleaner, but the income was insufficient for their needs. Now, after taking her children to school, Angela stays in the area to carry water and wash clothes for residents. She also receives some financial support from her family. Angela shared that life has been challenging, but she is thankful to be alive and raising support for her treatment needs. Angela first met our medical partner's surgical team during a medical camp they hosted in her hometown a few months ago. During that visit, she was diagnosed with a non-toxic multinodular goiter. Angela’s symptoms began a few years back, including experiencing swelling on her neck and difficulty eating, swallowing, and breathing. She cannot sleep at night and becomes fatigued quickly. Angela needs to undergo surgery to heal and prevent her symptoms from worsening. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is helping Angela receive treatment. On March 16th, she will undergo a thyroidectomy at AMH’s care center. During this procedure, surgeons will remove all or part of her thyroid gland. AMH is requesting $936 to fund Angela’s surgery. Angela said: “Life is so hard, and sometimes I want to give up, but when I remember my children, I encourage myself to keep going only for their sake. When I get treated, I can work hard and provide for them without difficulty. Kindly help me.”

$696to go