- Eric Raikanya, a husband and father of two has been struggling ever since his wife Linda was diagnosed with cancer
- Linda was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) 2 months ago, and underwent chemotherapy a month ago
- The results from her chemotherapy proved challenging as Linda now has to undergo more chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant
- Eric reached out to the public to help him raise KSh 7 million (N25m) for Linda's treatment
Eric Raikanya is a man at a loss for words following the hardships he has endured over the past 2 months.
Eric’s life came tumbling down when his wife Linda, was recently diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML).
Eric riddled with denial over the terrible news the doctor had just handed his wife Linda, scouted the city for various specialist’s opinions but to no avail, as reality sunk in deeper of how complex ALM was.
Eric stood strong and kept a brave face hoping for the best, despite Linda undergoing a month of anguishing chemotherapy and paid witness to her health dwindle right in front of him.
But alas, this was not to be, when the chemo results came out, Linda found herself back in square one, and is in need of further chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.
Eric, feeling that life was overwhelming him, took to Facebook on Sunday February 11, to reach out to well-wishers to aid him in footing the staggering bill.
"Please help me raise money to secure further treatment for my wife....I am all she has. she is all my boys and I have," Eric wrote.
Linda now requires a budget of KSh 7 million to undergo treatment with Eric barely able to take care of his two children and ailing mother.
"The budget of KSh 7 million that my wife requires is more than a typical middle class man living in a rented house, who has an ailing mum and two boys can manage," Eric's Facebook post seen by NAIJ.com
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Well-wishers can send their kind donations to Linda Mutinda Medical, Paybill: 351055, Account: your name, Mpesa:0721484067.
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