By: Stephen G. Fellajuah
Sixteen year-old Fatumata Boikai is pleading to all well-meaning Liberians, national leaders, philanthropists and humanitarian organizations for financial assistance to help undergo a medical eye Surgery abroad.
The minor is suffering from swelled-eye complication which has prevented her from going to school.
In a telephone conversation with Bong TV Online Wednesday, August 3, Ms. Fatumata Boikai explained that doctors at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center said the eye problem was as a result of cancer. She lamented that her parents do not have the required money to pay for the medical operation.
According to her, she was instructed by medical doctors at JFK to go for proper medical surgery outside the country where she will be treated.
“We have contacted doctor and clinic in India who will do the job because they have agreed. What is stopping us now is the finance. The total money we need for the entire operation in terms of transport, traveling document and surgical fees is around seven thousand United States dollars (US$ 7000)”, she tearfully narrated.
Ms. Boakai said the financial assistance is to seek advance medical operation abroad to enable her underwrite the inflated eye surgery expresses. The eye is gradually plugging out following severe pains in the past months.
“I was admitted in JFK in June, but due to my mother’s inability to provide the money requested by medical doctors, i was discharged without a surgery and treatment. If anybody can help me go to India for the treatment that will be better for me. I am in serious pain” she further pleaded.
Ms. Boikai can be reached at +231888767629 for help and other assistance.
Leave a Reply