Irene is finally out of hospital corridors after 18days of sleeping on the floor.

Rahel Randy
Posted October 13, 2019 from Cameroon
Irene sleeping at the hospital corridor on the floor.
Irene returns home after sleeping at the hospital corridors for 18days for lack money to pay her hospital bills.

A women's health should be an issue of concern. Health care should be affordable for all. I have had to remove women and children from hospital corridors in the past months and years but I decided to share the story of this 21years old orphan girl who after two major surgeries could not afford the over one thousand dollars hospital bill.

I got an anonymous phone call from a lady early this week telling me about Irene who has spent 18days sleeping outside the hospital ward on the floor because she couldn't pay her over 1000$ hospital bill.

I rushed to the said hospital and I saw things for myself it was a pitiable situation as the young girl and her two sisters lay down on an empty floor hoping for a miracle for the past 18days so Irene who has been operated upon can go home and rest. 

I was able to talk with them and I was told the only way for them to go home is if that bill is fully paid. Right there in distress and pain as I watched them I called two sisters who responded immediately and together we were able to raise the said amounts and immediately I was able to pay the entire bill and Irene was finally free to go home after 18days of sleeping at the hospital corridors under the cold and mosquitoes. 

Women deserve to be treated better in cases like this. No one wants to be sick.

This story was submitted in response to Our Bodies, Our Health.

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Lisbeth
Oct 13
Oct 13

Dear Rachel,
I am out of words to describe you now but all I can say is God will bless you very much.

Givers never lack you know.
Hugs

Rahel Randy
Oct 13
Oct 13

Hugs! My dear sister

Anita Shrestha
Oct 13
Oct 13

Dear Rachel
You did good job. God will help you.

Rahel Randy
Oct 13
Oct 13

Thank you so much Anita. I wish I could do more the cases are just so many.

maeann
Oct 13
Oct 13

Hi Rachel,

Thanks for sharing and thank you for your kind heart of helping.

Rahel Randy
Oct 14
Oct 14

Thank you so much Maeann.

Jill Langhus
Oct 14
Oct 14

Hi Rahel,

You're so amazing. How on earth did you come up with that money for that poor lady? Bless you, dear!

XX

Rahel Randy
Oct 14
Oct 14

Hi Jill I spoke to some two sisters who helped.

Jill Langhus
Oct 16
Oct 16

Hello dear:-)

Oh, wow! Well bless all of you for making it work!!

XX

Hello, Rahel,

You are one extraordinary woman! How amazing that you were able to raise $1000 to help this woman. Thank you for your quick action, kindness, and generosity. Kudos to the two women who shared the bill with you, too.

You’re an angel.