Francesca Jane, a 16-year-old sponsored child from our Asembo sponsor site in Kenya, has been in and out of hospital since April of last year due to severe knee pain.
During a recent visit to a specialist she was diagnosed with arthritis and was found to be micronutrient deficient for which she requires immediate long-term nutrition intervention to prevent additional severe medical conditions.
Francesca's widowed mother is the sole breadwinner for their family of five. She works sa a casual labourer and barely earns enough to provide for their basic daily needs.
The cost to provide Francesca with the medication, supplements, nutrition and follow-up visits with a nutritionist is well beyond her mother's financial ability.
The sponsor site director has asked Chalice to help this bright young girl so she can recover fully and be able to focus on school and live pain free
Funding Request: $1,964.98
Critical Need: KAA0520
Please note that any donations that exceed the request will be used to fund other critical need emergencies that may arise.
Medication and Nutritional Intervention for Francesca, Kenya
- Category: Critical Needs