Ferdinand's Fund

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Raised by 79 people in 21 days
The late Ferdinand Mwangura Micho battled Chronic Myeloid Leukemia for 13 years. Since his diagnosis in 2005, he dedicated his life to creating awareness of this form of Cancer in Kenya. Through Henzo Kenya, an organization he helped set up to provide patient & caregiver support, he worked with Max Foundation among other global organizations to advocate for treatment for Cancer patients in Kenya and Africa at large. He was an advocate till his last breathe.

Ferdinand has left behind a 6-year old daughter. Funds raised here will be used to:

• Offset hospital bill
• Meet funeral expenses
• Set up an education trust for his daughter
• Get health insurance policy for her

The burial is slated for 10th March 2018. His daughter will be starting a new school term in April 2018 therefore the funds will be needed immediately.

The support will go a long way in ensuring that Ferdinand’s daughter gets a decent education as well as be able to access quality healthcare if need be.

From the interactions his family has had with other patients, we would like to continue with his work in helping many with patient -caregiver support.

We will be eternally grateful for your help.

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Hi everyone. I am a personal friend of Ferdinand’s mom and sister. Ferdinand also visited my home last fall. I will be withdrawing the funds in my name and forwarding to his sister Belinda who will make sure the funds are applied to the funeral expenses and Ferdinand’s daughter’s schooling and other needs.
Phot taken October 26, 2017
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Sincere and heartfelt thanks to you all precious supporters during this time when we are celebrating the life of Ferdinand Mwangura who is now resting in the arms of Jesus. Your financial gifts are so timely, your warm tributes so reassuring, the many prayers so uplifting and the many other acts of kindness so very appreciated.
Ferdinand’s kind, caring and gentle nature continues to guide and inspire us. His laughter, many words of advice and insights remain with us and because of this, his memory will never die.
The burial is scheduled for 10th March 2018 at his father’s home in Taita Taveta County, Kenya.
Mum and Son in the USA, October 2017
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