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Success! Hosea from Kenya raised $1,145 to fund fracture repair surgery so he can walk without difficulty again.

Hosea
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  • $1,145 raised, $0 to go
$1,145
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$0
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Fully funded
Hosea's treatment was fully funded on December 9, 2022.

Photo of Hosea post-operation

December 20, 2022

Hosea underwent fracture repair surgery so he can walk without difficulty.

Hosea underwent fracture repair surgery after sustaining a complete fracture of his right femur. His procedure went well.

Seeing the restoration of his lower limb, Hosea was filled with a lot of joy. In the near future, he will be able to walk without crutches and will also be able to carry on with his normal chores without difficulty.

“I almost lost hope when I broke my leg. My family looked up to me for some needs so they could not raise the money for my procedure. I am very grateful for the donors that came through for me,” shared Hosea.

Hosea underwent fracture repair surgery after sustaining a complete fracture of his right femur. His procedure went well. Seeing the rest...

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July 5, 2022

Hosea is a hardworking 18-year-old man from a small village in rural Kenya. He currently lives with his mother, who became a single mother after his father unfortunately passed away a few years ago. To help his sick mother support their family, Hosea works as a shopkeeper in the nearby center and earns a small amount of money.

One day, while he was riding his motorbike on his way home from work, Hosea was involved in a road traffic accident. He was rushed to a nearby facility by well-wishers where his lower limb was stabilized with plaster. After this emergency procedure, he was seen by an orthopedic specialist, and an X-ray was done. This scan showed that Hosea has a fracture of his mid-shaft femur and that it is displaced. Because of his injuries, he is currently unable to walk without support.

Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, can help. On July 6th, Hosea will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. The treatment will help him walk without difficulty again. Now, our medical partner is requesting $1,145 to fund this procedure.

Hosea says, “Our family is in a hard state, and I am not able to raise the money. Please help me get back on my feet so that I can be able to work and earn a living.”

Hosea is a hardworking 18-year-old man from a small village in rural Kenya. He currently lives with his mother, who became a single mother ...

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Hosea's Timeline

  • July 5, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 6, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Hosea received treatment at AIC Kapsowar 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

    Hosea's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 9, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Hosea's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 20, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Hosea's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 25 donors

Funded by 25 donors

Treatment
ORIF Non Hip (Complex)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,145 for Hosea's treatment
Hospital Fees
$521
Medical Staff
$3
Medication
$56
Supplies
$359
Labs
$40
Radiology
$12
Other
$154

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Khin

Khin is a 28-year-old woman from Burma. She lives with her parents and three older sisters. Her family runs a small grocery store, and her older brother works in a factory to help provide for their family. However, Khin shared that their combined income is not enough to pay for expenses and basic health care. In April 2020, Khin started to experience dizziness, headache, and nausea. Her vision also became blurred and sensitive to light. At first, she thought she just needed eyeglass and visited an ophthalmologist. During that visit, her ophthalmologist tested her eyes and shared that her symptoms may be due to a brain tumor. Currently, Khin is still experiencing the same symptoms but they have been gradually worsening over time. She feels weak and has pain in her neck. Khin visited our medical partner's hospital for further review. The doctors want her to undergo a CT scan, a procedure in which x-ray images taken from several angles are combined to produce cross-sectional images of the body. This scan will hopefully help doctors diagnose her condition and formulate an appropriate treatment plan. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $414 to cover the cost of Khin's CT scan and care, which is scheduled for November 30th. Khin said: "I become angry very easily because of my blurred vision. Before that, I was so patient. I am so worried about becoming blind completely, I don't want to live this way. I don’t want my family to be in trouble because of me. I feel a bit relieved to hear that there will be a donor to help pay for my treatment cost."

48% funded

48%funded
$200raised
$214to go

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