Success! Yabsera from Ethiopia raised $754 to fund corrective surgery for his birth condition.

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Yabsera's treatment was fully funded on January 1, 2022.
  • Yabsera's story
  • Yabsera's update
November 30, 2021

Photo of Yabsera post-operation

March 11, 2022

Yabsera underwent corrective surgery for his birth condition.

Yabsera’s surgery was successful and he is back home after fully recovering! This treatment will prevent him from the risk of cancer, hernia...

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Yabsera's Timeline

  • November 30, 2021

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

  • December 13, 2021

    Yabsera's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 1, 2022

    Yabsera's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 8, 2022

    Yabsera received treatment at BethanyKids Myungsung Christian Medical Centre (BKMCM) in Ethiopia. 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.

  • March 11, 2022

    Yabsera's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 9 donors

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Leonard is a 41-year-old lumberjack from Kenya. He is a bachelor, has no children, and lives alone in his grandfather’s place. His work as a lumberjack is seasonal and he sometimes works on peoples' farms to earn money for basic needs. His relatives live in faraway places and are of limited socio-economic status. Leonard has no medical coverage and cannot raise the money required for his needed medical treatment. Leonard was injured while felling trees. One of the trees fell on Leonard, hitting him on his right hip. He fell, and the people with him ran away, thinking he had died. Leonard was unable to walk and slept at the scene. Luckily one of his neighbors passed by and found him. Leonard's neighbors carried him to the hospital for treatment as he could not stand or walk. An x-ray revealed that he had a complete fracture of the upper end of his right femur. He is now admitted to the surgical ward on bed rest because his fracture is at a weight-bearing joint. Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On October 2nd, Leonard will undergo a fracture repair procedure called an open reduction and internal fixation. A surgeon will make an incision, realign the bones, and insert hardware to hold the bones together. Subsequently, after recovery, Leonard will be able to walk again. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $1,247 to fund this procedure. Leonard says, “It is so sad that I cannot now walk but I thank God that I am alive because that tree was big. Please help me so that I may be able to work and be able to sustain myself because I have nobody to depend on.”

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