Move A Mountain for Issa

Issa is a very dear and near to my heart. He is with me here on the coast of Kenya as I serve the deaf and hard of hearing youth. He has a love for his people and a huge heart to serve his community. When a loved one is in medical crisis we step up to the plate and support. 

So, why am I asking for your help? Kenya is still a developing country where getting proper healthcare is near to impossible. He has been referred to multiple doctors, been through extensive testing that is producing no results and doctors are now all in conclusive agreement he be referred to a doctor in India. This is often the route of medical care when there is no resolve here. For over a month now he has been suffering from searing migraines that send him to bed do to his inability to see and even walk. His lymph nodes continue to swell all around his neck, back of his head and now are spreading throughout his system. He continues to lose weight and become smaller by the day. His muscles are weakened and often nausea takes over his desire to even eat anything. With no solutions and the symptoms stacked high now is the time to act. 

Their family struggles financially as many of us do. His father has scraped enough money to ensure the house runs well, food is on the table and all of the kids attend primary to collegiate schooling. This hasn't left much of a savings for them. They have however already been able to collect 3,000 dollars on their own efforts.

What am I asking for? Let’s reach this goal of 5,000 dollars within this month! What will it pay for? They will be spending about a month in India. The doctor has provided a baseline rate for all work and care within the hospital.

1.   airline tickets
2.   accommodations
3.   Visas to enter the country
4.   hospital visits
5.   extensive lab work
6.   CT scans
7.   potential treatment

With our combined effort, we will help them reach their 8,000 dollar goal. We all know anything counts, and it all helps. I am challenging you to get involved. I want to raise the money within this month as it is an emergency. I appreciate and value you for thinking about getting behind me, being a part of my community and helping this young man getting the dire healthcare he needs. Much love and gratitude.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Beth, Amy & G G 
    • $100 
    • 29 mos
  • Lauren Geismar 
    • $50 
    • 29 mos
  • Jules Rowell 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
  • Richard Steadman 
    • $200 
    • 29 mos
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Organizer

Anna Berngard 
Organizer
Boulder, CO
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