Faith's Procedure on
Meet Faith, a little girl who was born with spina bifida. When she was little, she had a surgery for her back and after her surgery is when her mum, Beatrice, recalled noticing that there was a problem with her leg. Faith’s left leg is curved and… Read more
Meet Faith, a little girl who was born with spina bifida. When she was little, she had a surgery for her back and after her surgery is when her mum, Beatrice, recalled noticing that there was a problem with her leg. Faith’s left leg is curved and when Beatrice went to hospital to find out what happened, she was told that Faith was born that way and she just hadn’t noticed.
Faith and Beatrice come from an area where it is believed that disability is the work of witchdoctors. You can imagine how hard it is to be seen with a disabled child. Faith’s mum however is very strong and does not allow this to bother her too much. She absolutely loves her little daughter.
Faith is at CURE Kenya now and she needs surgery to make her leg straight. Please pray with us that the operation will be successful.
Beatrice wheeled her daughter out to bask in the morning sun today. As they were outside, CURE security guard Peter realized that the brakes on Faith’s wheelchair weren’t properly engaged. He showed Faith how to do it, so that next time she can do it on her own and avoid any accidents. Faith is doing well, and we thank God for her healing process.
Look who is already doing well and recovering in the ward! Faith had company today, which she really enjoyed. Faith and her friend had fun singing and playing together. Faith currently doesn’t have a complete cast. Her current cast is just to be able to observe how her surgical site is doing. She will have a complete cast applied before she can leave to go home.
Very early this morning, Faith was among the very first children to be taken to the operating room to have surgery. By the time we were alerted, she was finished and already being wheeled back to the ward. She was a bit feisty, as she didn't know where she was and what was happening because of the anesthetic drugs, and we didn't want to show her in that state. Her surgery, which was all about making her leg straight, was successful. After she is completely healed, she’ll be able to wear shoes like all other kids her age.
We found Faith watching TV this morning. Her favorite show wasn’t on at the time, and she was able to give us her attention for a few minutes. Faith won’t be going to the operating room today. Here mom tells us that the doctors said Faith will go in tomorrow. Please pray for Faith's upcoming operation.
Faith is generally a happy child and loves to smile a lot! We will share with you her entire transformation journey through CURE Kenya. Please pray for the surgery she is scheduled to receive in the course of this week.
Send a Message to Faith
We'll deliver your message to Faith at her hospital bed.