Mesiyieki

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  • Age12
  • Conditiona limb deformity
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Mesiyieki's Story

Mesiyieki. We must confess we really struggled to pronounce it. The sweet boy kept trying to spell it for us and even that in and of itself is complicated! It seems to be pronounced Mmm-si-yeki or something of the sort. And do you know what it mean… Read more

Mesiyieki. We must confess we really struggled to pronounce it. The sweet boy kept trying to spell it for us and even that in and of itself is complicated! It seems to be pronounced Mmm-si-yeki or something of the sort. And do you know what it means? “Nothing can harm him,” Eric, Mesiyieki’s dad, told us.

“He was born like that,” Eric told us. Mesiyieki’s condition has been since birth. His family figured that there was a complication in the womb between him and his umbilical cord. We’re not sure of some of the inbetweens with doctors and medical treatment, but what we know is that Mesiyieki has lived like this for his whole life. “He’s able to move. Even running… he plays!” Eric told us.

We’re grateful that he’s adjusted and doing well. But we’re also grateful that soon, he’ll be able to do even more than he’s able to right now. God has kept Mesiyieki safe just like his name implies, and we’re trusting that even as Mesiyikei goes for his surgery, ‘nothing can harm him.’ He’s in God’s hands and we know that is the safest place to be!

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Jun 12, 2019

Dr. Lunar saw Mesiyieki today. His leg isn’t yet straight, so she needed an x-ray to check what's going on. Unfortunately, our man is going to need another surgery. And although we say ‘unfortunately’, it is also fortunate -- because we want the very best for Mesiyieki and we’re trying to ensure he gets the very best care. Pray for him as he waits for his next surgery! Photo of Mesiyieki

Apr 24, 2019

The rainy season has started in most parts of Kenya including Kijabe, where CURE is located. This is why it took Mesiyeki and his guardians a long time to get to CURE Kenya as the terrain in their home has been mostly affected by the recent rains. He is here for review and will have his cast taken off, an x-ray taken and he will spend some time with the doctor to find out how he is doing in terms of healing after his pins were removed the last time he was here. We will see him in six weeks time. Photo of Mesiyieki

Mar 13, 2019

Mesiyieki was ‘very angry’ when he came to CURE Kenya today for clinic. He was supposed to come a week ago but the date was changed because of some logistics back at home. He had really looked forward to having his cast removed. However, since he got here today he was able to cheer up. He was shocked to learn that we still remembered his name and even made a joke about this in his native language. Mesiyieki had his cast removed and his pins were also taken out. He was disappointed that he still has to wear another cast for another 4-6 weeks but his guardian was able to encourage him. His guardian told us that Mesiyieki had been talking about how he can’t wait to play soccer when he is healed. Friends please pray for Mesiyieki’s dream to come true when he is done with his correction process! Photo of Mesiyieki

Jan 25, 2019

“Nine,” that is the number of siblings that Mesiyieki told us he has. That’s a fun number! Unfortunately for Mesiyieki, he seems to only have one red car to take home to play with his siblings. Thankfully though -- at least he’s got one! We worked together with the spiritual department to give out gifts to our kiddos on Tuesday -- some of which were from a sweet girl named Maddie from the States who put together care packages for our kiddos. Now when Mesiyieki goes home tomorrow, he’ll be able to share goodies with his siblings! Photo of Mesiyieki

Jan 24, 2019

We missed Mesiyieki’s walking this morning, but thankfully -- he didn’t! Someone from the physio team worked with him, then let Mesiyieki’s dad take over. The drainage from his leg is better and the device that was helping deal with it has been removed. After a walk about the ward, Mesiyieki may be tired, but his dad told us that the walking ‘wasn’t bad’ so all the walking was worth the potential tired! We’re hoping tomorrow will be Mesiyieki’s home-going day! Photo of Mesiyieki

Jan 23, 2019

This smile came right about the time we pointed a camera at Mesiyieki’s face. Even the day after his surgery, he’s calm and doing okay. There’s some drainage coming from his leg, but sometimes this happens and it’s being taken care of by our fabulous CURE Kenya staff. On top of being in our capable staff’s hands, we know our guy is also in God’s hands and we’re grateful for all that’s taken place for him to heal already! Pray for a smooth go of things from here on out! Photo of Mesiyieki

Jan 22, 2019

As Mesiyieki and John, an anesthetist at CURE Kenya, were walking down the corridor into the operating room, John asked Mesiyieki how to pronounce his name. The boy is very shy so he took a moment to respond. After telling John how to say his first name, John decided to call him by his second which is easier to pronounce. They however became friends and John took the young man through the process before putting him to sleep. After a successful procedure Mesiyieki now needs to rest and recover in the comfort of his bed. Thank you so much for your continued support in prayer and in kind! Photo of Mesiyieki

Jan 21, 2019

He laughed, and the rest was history! Mesiyieki is a cool guy. He doesn’t laugh too much, but when he did this morning, his face lit up! He loves playing and spent time doing so in our playroom today as he waited for surgery on his leg. We’re hoping his day in theatre will be tomorrow, but in the meantime, all is well when there’s a playroom to play in! Photo of Mesiyieki

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