- Patrick Kilonzo said he has been in need of the transplant for several years
- He is working on setting up his organisation that will be helping the wildlife
- Once it is up and running he will take months off to undergo the transplant
- The transplant will be performed in India in the early months of 2019
- He noted several people had offered to help him but he still needed more help
Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua first came to limelight when photos of him supplying drinking water to wild animals at the Tsavo National Park after driving for hours went viral on the interwebs.
Kilonzo, popularly known as the water man, won the hearts of many Kenyans then took a back seat to continue doing what he does best but it turns out he now needs our help.
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Kilonzo had been recognised for his commitment to save the lives of dying wildlife by using tankers to transport water to them.
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In a Facebook post shared by Kilonzo and seen by TUKO.co.ke on Thursday, December 6, showed the man with a big heart is scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant in India.
Kilonzo who has been working on setting up his organisation said once it is up and running he will be taking a few months off to take care of his health.
"I know I have been quiet on my Facebook lately but do not worry, I am still working hard in my effort to help wildlife, for the past few months I have been busy registering my organistion as a trust here in Kenya," Wrote Kilonzo.
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Kilonzo, popularly known as the water man, won the hearts of many Kenyans then took a back seat to continue doing what he does best .
"I am working to have the organistion up and running so that I can take some time in the coming month to focus on my health and prioritise the kidney transplant I have been needing for several years," he added.
According to Kilonzo, he will be traveling to India in a couple of weeks to make prior arrangements with the doctors for the transplant to be conducted in early 2019.
"I know there are very many wonderful people out there who have offered to help me and I would be very grateful to anyone still available to help," he said.
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He also added he is looking for some who could advice him on the best ways to do appointment bookings, best place to book accommodation and help with transportation while he will be in India.
TUKO.co.ke earlier reported Kilonzo had been recognised for his commitment to save the lives of dying wildlife by using tankers to transport the water to a waterhole at the park.
"My friends, todays the number of animals was so huge and the waterhole was dry dry dry!! Last night big herd of buffaloes drunk all the water and i just arrived at the right time and found animals waiting for water, " Kilonzo wrote in one of his posts.
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The drought not only affected Kenyans but also its wildlife after water points and vegetation dried up.
" It was great to see almost all types of animals at the same waterhole but at the same time very sad with insufficient water. Water is life and we need more water until March when we are expecting rains," he added.
This was after the county had been ravaged by drought that had even forced President Uhuru Kenyatta to declare it a national disaster.
The drought not only affected Kenyans but also its wildlife after water points and vegetation dried up in most of the national parks and game reserves.
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