On February 2, 2017, out of six passengers traveling together in a taxi in Sierra Leone,
Adamsay Tholley was the sole survivor of a head-on collision.
Exactly one year later Adamsay is able to smile again just two days after surgery by the German-based organization, Ortpaedie-Fuer-die-Dritte-Welte (O-D-W) to realign and clean her fractured and infected left femur. In two weeks she will have a second surgery to set the bone with an implanted plate. Both operations have been arranged and funded by Africa Surgery at no cost to Adamsay.
After she recovers, Adamsay will be ready to resume her studies and take her final exams at the nursing school where she had been studying. Since Sierra Leone has a great shortage of all medical professionals and a great need for trained nurses, Adamsay will be a valuable asset to her people.
I remembered my friend, brother and a patient of ASN (on the right) telling me at the time I visited Sierra Leone saying this disease have paralysed my spine today, but will never paralyse my dreams again. He was very courageous and strong in the mind and never let sorrow over took his life. ASN […] Lees verder →
This picture is showing some desperate patients waiting for evaluation by the doctor . Lees verder →
In this video, you can see a number of patients of Africa Surgery The Netherlands that kindly needs your help. Without your help, the lives of these people would absolutely be in danger. Please help us in the fight against Kyphosis and Scoliosis in Africa. You can respectively make your donation at our website. We […] Lees verder →
When I first saw 17 year-old Theresa Saidu in February, 2017, I was sure that she could not survive. Her entire mouth was full of her lower jaw which had expanded as if it were an inflated balloon. The tumor was large and hard, but Theresa was able to swallow creamed foods which she passed […] Lees verder →
We would like to thank everyone that was involved in this wheelchair project for the handicapped people in Sierra Leone.We hope to do more of these kind of actions because these people need your help very badly. Lees verder →