armen joined Watsi on May 28th, 2019. 10 other people also joined Watsi on that day! armen's most recent donation supported Remedan, a toddler from Ethiopia, to fund corrective surgery.
armen has funded healthcare for 2 patients in 2 countries.
Remedan is a baby from Ethiopia. He loves to play and laugh with people. He loves food. Remedan was born with an anorectal malformation, a congenital abnormality that leads to a complete or partial intestinal blockage. He needs to undergo a series of procedures to eliminate bowel dysfunction. Remedan is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct his condition on May 14. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of Remedan's procedure and care. After his recovery, Remedan will no longer experience bowel dysfunction or be at risk of developing health complications in the future.
Tushemerirwe is a farmer from Uganda. She is married and a mother of three children. For two yearrs, Tushemerirwe has been experiencing chronic pelvic pain and lower abdominal pain. She has been diagnosed with chronic pelvic pain syndrome. She needs to undergo a hysterectomy, a procedure in which surgeons will remove her uterus. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $268 to fund Tushemerirwe's surgery. On May 23, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner's care center. Once recovered, Tushemerirwe will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain. She says, "After surgery I will be free from pain."