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Success! Kyle from Kenya raised $743 to fund surgery for her birth condition.

Kyle
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  • $743 raised, $0 to go
$743
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Kyle's treatment was fully funded on January 15, 2022.

Photo of Kyle post-operation

January 25, 2022

Kyle underwent surgery for her birth condition.

Kyle’s surgery was done successfully and her doctors were very happy with the outcome. As she fully recovers, a final colostomy closure surgery will be done and her family is looking forward to a healthier road ahead for their sweet little girl.

Kyle’s mother says, “I was really looking forward to this surgery to be done and I’m grateful that it happened with your help.”

Kyle's surgery was done successfully and her doctors were very happy with the outcome. As she fully recovers, a final colostomy closure surg...

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December 19, 2021

Kyle is a beautiful one-year-old girl. She’s the last born in a family of two children and her older sibling is in third grade. Her mother is a single mom who is raising her kids on her own. She earns a living trading second-hand clothes in their neighborhood.

Kyle’s mom shared that they are signed up for a national health insurance program, but haven’t been able to make the monthly premium payments so the insurance is not able to cover expenses like surgery. Kyle has beendiagnosed with a rectovestibular fistula and had a colostomy performed at Kenyatta National Hospital last year. She has now come to our medical partner’s care center for the follow-up surgery that she needs for her birth condition. She has needed this surgery for a while but the waiting list has been long at the other hospital and their family could not afford the cost of surgery.

Kyle’s mother says, “My young girl deserves to grow up like other kids. She needs this treatment.”

Kyle is a beautiful one-year-old girl. She's the last born in a family of two children and her older sibling is in third grade. Her mother i...

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Kyle's Timeline

  • December 19, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Kyle was submitted by Edward Mugane, Impact Assessment Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • December 20, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Kyle 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.

  • December 22, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kyle's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 15, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Kyle's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 25, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kyle's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 20 donors

Funded by 20 donors

Treatment
Anorectoplasty
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $743 for Kyle's treatment
Hospital Fees
$672
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$26
Supplies
$0
Labs
$9
Other
$36

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James

James is a 63yr old man from Elgeyo Marakwet County in Kenya. He is married and has eight children - some of still in high school while others are married. Formerly, James worked in the forestry department for twenty years and he managed to educate his children as he used to earn a salary. Currently he is a farmer who plants maize, millet and sorghum in his small piece of land for consumption and sale. He has been able to get his basic needs and that of his family through the sale of farm produce. He has no medical coverage or insurance at the moment. Recently, James fell down and rolled down a hill when he was attempting to move his cow. He is in a lot of pain, unable to use both legs. The timing of his injury is unfortunate, because he needs to tend to his farm. He has nothing that can enable him get funds at the moment. Two of his sons managed to get ksh 10,000 which is not even a quarter of the required amount for his procedure. James has suffered fractures around both his knee joints, and they require special attention so that they may not damage the articular cartilage. He needs an urgent procedure on one of his limbs, which will also enable him undergo the surgery he needs on his other leg more quickly as well. The finance issue is barring him from getting his surgery. He is now appealing to all well-wishers for help in order to get his surgery done. Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On December 7th, James will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. He will no longer be in pain, and will be able to walk, work and provide for his family. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,145 to fund this procedure. James says, “I am in so much pain. I cannot imagine that I am not able to walk and do things on my own. I don’t regret anything, I just thank God who protected my life. Kindly help me so that I may not become a burden to my children.”

57% funded

57%funded
$654raised
$491to go

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