Huaraz, Peru - Medical Expense

Severely injured on May23, 2017.  After completing the 47 kilometer Santa Cruz Trek inside Peru's Cordillera Blanca mountains, severely burned my paralysed left foot walking through the hot springs near the village of Santa Cruz.  The burn in the foot's heel was deeper then I could reach with my own medical kit and soon became infected.  
May29, admitted to Huaraz's hospital, Clinica San Pablo, to treat the infected burn and resultant blood poisoning.   Treatment still continues (today is June 2) by rotating various anti-biotics to defeat infections that entered into the blood stream, cleaning the wounds, stay off the foot bed-ridden.  Expect to be in the hospital a total of 10-12 days, plus another 3-4 weeks of out-patient treatment monitoring and cleaning the deep wound 3-4 times each week.  
Hoping by the end of June I can walk again, continuing my solo world journey, 'Jumping off the edge of the world' odyssey.
Since leaving my career in 2016, have no medical insurance.  GoFundMe money will be used to pay Clinica San Pablo's treatment of the burn injury, which ultimately saved my leg from amputation.
Very much dislike asking for financial help.  Advice pointed me to ask for help covering the resulting medical expenses.  Hospital stay is $670 per day, not including medicine and antibiotics administered,  Low-side estimate, expecting the total bill to be over $10k.
Much gratitude!

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Samantha Millerbernd 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Kyle Luu 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Harper Feist 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Claire Metter 
    • $60 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer

David Bradford Kane 
Organizer
Aurora, MN
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