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Success! Hannah from Kenya raised $1,049 to fund repair of her fractured right leg so she can stay independent.

Hannah
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  • $1,049 raised, $0 to go
$1,049
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Hannah's treatment was fully funded on November 30, 2022.

Photo of Hannah post-operation

December 13, 2022

Hannah underwent surgery of her fractured right leg so that she can stay independent.

Hannah’s surgery was successful. She has recovered well post-operatively. She is currently in the hospital ward and looking forward to use a wheelchair before she can use crutches to get around.

Once Hannah fully recovers, she will be able to use her legs again, and hopefully be able to stay on her own instead of depending on her children, who she worries are already burdened by their own children.

Hannah says: “I thank you all for assisting me. At least am hoping to be well soon, so that I can be independent again. Though it may take some time, I have hope that eventually I will walk again and stay without being a big burden to my children.”

Hannah's surgery was successful. She has recovered well post-operatively. She is currently in the hospital ward and looking forward to use a...

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July 6, 2022

Hannah is an elderly woman from a small village in southwestern Kenya. She is a widow and is currently living with one of her daughters since her fall. Before then, she was able to stay on her own and do a bit of farming in her shamba to sustain herself.

Hannah recently had a fall and sustained a closed fracture of the femur of her right leg. The fracture was repaired three weeks ago, but the plate in her leg was dislodged after she tried to walk. Now it is difficult for her to walk and she is in severe pain. The surgeon recommended a repeat ORIF (open reduction and internal fixation) procedure to help her heal.

Hannah’s family is not in a position to raise money for this treatment, and the insurance coverage which paid for her first surgery will not pay for the care she now needs.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On July 7th, Hannah will undergo an ORIF procedure. This procedure will help reduce her pain and she will be able to walk easily once she recovers. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $1,049 to fund her procedure and medical care.

“I used to stay on my own but now I am depending on my children, who are also busy with their families. I kindly request for help so that I can eventually be independent again,” said Hannah.

Hannah is an elderly woman from a small village in southwestern Kenya. She is a widow and is currently living with one of her daughters sinc...

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Hannah's Timeline

  • July 6, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 7, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Hannah received treatment at Nazareth 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.

  • July 10, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Hannah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 30, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Hannah's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 13, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Hannah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 19 donors

Funded by 19 donors

Treatment
Nazareth - ORIF
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,049 for Hannah's treatment
Hospital Fees
$459
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$26
Supplies
$379
Labs
$104
Radiology
$31
Other
$50

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