Please help me to walk again

Hi, I'm Antonio Suárez and I live in Venezuela.
In September of 2015 I suffered a pathological hip fracture, which resulted in having to put in a surgical pin on my hip. In November of 2016, the fracture apparently consolidated and the doctors proceeded to remove part of the material placed initially, which had loosened and was hurting me, leaving the rest of it.
Later in April of 2017 I had to remove the remaining material and perform a surgical cleaning because of osteomyelitis, and I was prescribed antibiotic treatment for a period of 5 months.
From this point on, I could no longer walk and I was forced to leave work and stay at home. In November of 2017 I underwent a new surgical intervention in which I was placed a temporary spacer along with antibiotics.
The fact is that I still can not work, my movements are very limited due to the uncertainty about the resistance of the material that the doctors put in me.
The next step which would allow me to walk again and use my own means, would be to get a revision prosthetic that is not available in my country and has a cost of US$ 3,000.00.
I have tried to get help in several institutions, but are only able to make contributions in the local currency, so I have not managed to collect the amount necessary to procure this prosthetic. This tagged along with the medical expenses and hospitalization adds up to around US$2,000.00.
In no way possible I am able to afford this, the income from my wife's work is barely enough to cover our basic needs.
For all this I see myself in the need to ask for your help to be able to complete this operation, recover my normal life and use my own means and go back to work. I deeply appreciate anything you can do for me and my family.

My cousin's wife lives in Canada and has offered to help me to collect the donations received.

Thank you very much for your cooperation and hope life pays you back your generosity.

God bless you.
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Antonio Suárez Barreiro 
Oakville, ON
Cristina Huerta 
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