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Success! Magambo from Uganda raised $219 to fund hernia repair.

Magambo
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  • $219 raised, $0 to go
$219
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Magambo's treatment was fully funded on December 4, 2020.

Photo of Magambo post-operation

June 17, 2020

Magambo underwent a hernia repair.

Magambo’s surgery was successful and he is doing well! His doctors repaired his right inguinal hernia and he can now move well with no pain. After he fully recovers, his quality of life will improve significantly. He will be able to continue working as a bus conductor, support his wife who works as a small-scale farmer, and spend time with his seven children: one boy who has just completed university and six daughters who are all still studying at school. He is now able to live his life more comfortably and confidently.

Magambo shares, “I want to appreciate Nyakibale hospital firstly for linking me with my donors whom I didn’t know and again thank the donors for making my surgery possible. I will surely keep praying for you as I continue working with transportation as a bus conductor when I am well.”

Magambo's surgery was successful and he is doing well! His doctors repaired his right inguinal hernia and he can now move well with no pain....

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April 2, 2020

Magambo is a bus conductor from Uganda. He is a married father to seven children, one boy who has just completed university and the rest are all daughters who are still studying in school. He earns a living by working as a bus conductor and says his salary is the family’s major source of income. He owns a small piece of land on which his wife practices cultivation by growing crops for them to eat at home and at times can sell off any surplus to enable her to also contribute something to the family’s income.

Since three years ago, Magambo has had an inguinal hernia. This hernia causes him pain and hinders him from working. Fortunately, on April 7th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Magambo’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Magambo says, “I have hope that my surgery will go well.”

Magambo is a bus conductor from Uganda. He is a married father to seven children, one boy who has just completed university and the rest are...

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Magambo's Timeline

  • April 2, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Magambo was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • April 2, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Magambo's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 7, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Magambo 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.

  • June 17, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Magambo's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 4, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Magambo's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $219 for Magambo's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6

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Byereta

Byereta is a 58-year-old farmer and policeman, and a married father to seven children. Two of his daughters are married, while the other five are still studying in school. His wife is a small scale farmer. He shared that because of having many children in school, he had to acquire loans to pay their school fees and support their family. In February of 2020, Byereta visited the hospital with a swelling that caused him unbearable pain. He was diagnosed with a right inguinal hernia and it was recommended that he have surgery, but he was called for training and never underwent the procedure. After his training, he was re-examined and surgery was again recommended to ensure a complete recovery. Because of the hernia, Byereta has difficulty bending down or carrying out any strenuous activity. If not treated, the hernia may become strangulated. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is helping Byereta to receive treatment. Fortunately, on May 22nd, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at AMH's care center. Now, AMH is requesting $230 to fund Byereta's surgery. Once complete, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently. Byereta shared, “I have suffered a lot with this condition because my finances can't enable me pay for my bill on my own due to overwhelming bank loans and the little balance I receive. I use it to buy soap, salt, and paraffin to light the lamp at home. My situation is getting worse yet my entire family looks up to me. I kindly ask for your support so that I can regain my health and continue working effectively for the betterment for my health and my family.”

28% funded

28%funded
$66raised
$164to go

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