Meet DELSU Undergraduate Student Who Needs N10m For Kidney Transplant
She was pressured to stop her schooling two years in the past after she was down with a kidney illness
However for well being that failed her, Hannah Odigie needs to be within the remaining 12 months on the Delta State College, Abraka, the place she was learning Biochemistry, The PUNCH stories.
She was pressured to stop her schooling two years in the past after she was down with a kidney illness. Since then, as soon as the bubbly lady has developed into sick, shuttling between her house in Benin Metropolis, Edo State, and a hospital in Delta State for dialysis on a weekly foundation.
Hannah, 37, now wants N10m for a kidney transplant to be carried out at a Lagos hospital.
Her uncle, Mr. David Odigie, advised Metropolis Spherical that he had been spending N40,000 each week for the dialysis for months, including that the household couldn’t foot the transplant invoice.
He mentioned, “She was in 200 stage when the ailment began two years in the past. She was recognized with kidney illness. She has stopped faculty since and goes for dialysis each Thursday at LANA Hospital in Delta State.
“Every session prices N40,000. I imagine she will be able to get help and survive this situation. A non-governmental organization used to assist with the invoice for her dialysis but it surely stopped due to monetary challenges.
“I’ve been working around each week to boost the N40,000 because the NGO stopped. I don’t need her to die. She’s going to do the transplant at Saint Nicholas in Lagos State and her sister can donate a kidney for her.
“We’ve carried out the compatibility take a look at; it’s simply cash that’s delaying the transplant.”
Whereas interesting to Nigerians to assist Hannah, David acknowledged that her father died of kidney illness as a result of there was no cash for transplant.
“We don’t want to lose her. Nigerians should help us,” he added.
In a letter dated April 29, 2019, in search of assist for Hannah, a guide doctor at LANA Hospital, Dr. Ayo Odonmeta, disclosed that she was being managed for power kidney illness and had been on dialysis.
He acknowledged, “She has been depending on dialysis for the previous one 12 months. She often has two to a few periods of dialysis weekly. She has a practical AV fistula which she makes use of for dialysis.
“She has additionally had blood transfused on several events, iron sucrose and erythropoietin injection as a consequence of anemia. She is at the moment on antihypertensive medicine.
“Her definitive remedy is to have kidney transplantation carried out of which the price implication is an estimate of N10m. Kindly render the required help she would possibly require given her well being.”
David mentioned an account has been opened for Hannah the place donations could be made. The small print is as follows: Sterling Financial institution: 0077058295; account title: Hannah Odigie.