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Success! Vene from Uganda raised $230 to fund hernia surgery.

Vene
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Vene's treatment was fully funded on December 31, 2021.

Photo of Vene post-operation

January 14, 2022

Vene underwent hernia surgery and finally has relief from his condition.

Vene had a successful surgery with our medical partner! The hernia that had impacted him for 10 years was finally repaired and he went on to recover without any problems. Vene was happy and hoped that soon, he would be able to walk longer without any difficulties.

Vene shared: “I have had this swelling for quite long and it had caused me a lot of problems; thank you for your support.”

Vene had a successful surgery with our medical partner! The hernia that had impacted him for 10 years was finally repaired and he went on to...

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December 6, 2021

Vene is a 60-year-old farmer and a father of five from Southwestern Uganda. He loves listening to the radio while grazing his cows in the evening after long days on the farms. His wife is a farmer as well. The couple is now an empty nester.

For 10 years, Vene has had left reducible inguinal hernia. The hernia causes him pain especially when he walks or stands for a long time. He tried treating the condition with local herbs but finally opted for conventional medicine and appeals for help to fund his surgery.

Fortunately, on December 8th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $230 to fund Vene’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Vene says “after I’m operated on and relieved from this hernia, I will get better and continue farming for the sustenance of my family.”

Vene is a 60-year-old farmer and a father of five from Southwestern Uganda. He loves listening to the radio while grazing his cows in the ev...

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Vene's Timeline

  • December 6, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Vene was submitted by Edward Mugane, Impact Assessment Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • December 8, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Vene received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale in Uganda. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • December 13, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Vene's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 31, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Vene's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 14, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Vene's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Vene's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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