A gift that made my son smile again

A gift that made my son smile again

Ruth Njeri tells the story of her son who suffered end-stage kidney disease at a very young age leading to him needing multiple organ transplantations. She shares her family’s efforts in finding matching donors and raise funds for medical bills on her son’s transplant path which started in Kenya and even let him as far India. My son, Brian Karuga, was […]

I lost my kidney due to PUJ (pelvic-ureteric junction) obstruction

I lost my kidney due to PUJ (pelvic-ureteric junction) obstruction

Chiara Improta suffered from a PUJ (pelvic-ureteric junction) obstruction. She chooses to share her story to raise awareness about her disease and to explain the medical steps that she had to take, including a nephrectomy,  in order to avoid further complications. I was watching TV in my room when suddenly, I felt a strong urge to […]