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Success! Dismus from Uganda raised $1,500 to fund surgery to correct a congenital condition.

Dismus
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Dismus's treatment was fully funded on September 17, 2020.

Photo of Dismus post-operation

August 7, 2020

Dismus underwent surgery to correct a congenital condition.

Dismus had a successful surgery in our facility. He no longer complains about stomach aches and is recovering well. His father brings him to the doctor to assess his recovery. The surgery has enabled him to pass stool normally.

Dismus’ father shared, “I’m grateful for your financial support of my son”

Dismus had a successful surgery in our facility. He no longer complains about stomach aches and is recovering well. His father brings him to...

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July 15, 2020

Dismus is a small child from Uganda. He is the second born in a family of two children and his parents are eager to see their son get treated. His father works in a local tea farm and his mother is a casual laborer who mostly washes clothes for neighbors.

Dismus 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.

Dismus is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct his condition on July 16th. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of Dismus’s procedure and care.

After his recovery, Dismus will no longer experience bowel dysfunction or be at risk of developing health complications in the future.

Dismus’ father shared, “I will be grateful for any financial help offered.”

Dismus is a small child from Uganda. He is the second born in a family of two children and his parents are eager to see their son get treate...

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Dismus's Timeline

  • July 15, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 16, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Dismus received treatment at BethanyKids Kijabe Hospital (BKKH) in Kenya. 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.

  • July 16, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Dismus's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 7, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Dismus's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • September 17, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Dismus's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 34 donors

Treatment
Anorectal Malformation Complete (3 stage)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,986 for Dismus's treatment
Subsidies fund $486 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,800
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$82
Supplies
$0
Labs
$9
Other
$95

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Evans

Evans works hard as a motorcycle taxi driver. He's the second-born in a family of five and had to drop out of school in grade 8 after his parents were unable to pay his secondary school fees. He opted to take a “Boda boda” (motorcycle taxi) job so that he could support his siblings and his children. Evans has two children that he works hard to provide for and he hopes to get married in the future. Now, he worries about not walking again. He is a hardworking and industrious man who makes ends meet for his young children. Two days ago, Evans sustained a traumatic right femur and tibia fracture after he was involved in a road traffic accident. He was rushed to the hospital for x-rays. Because he had an open wound on his femur, Evans was taken to the operating room for emergency washout surgery. A cast was placed and he was admitted to the surgical ward as doctors plan for his care. Evans is unable to walk or lift his right leg due to the fractures. He is worried that he'll continue lying in the hospital bed in a lot of pain. Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMH) can help. On September 7th, Evans will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). Evans will heal and be able to work. He'll be able to fend for himself and help out his family and children. AMH is requesting $1247 to fund this procedure. Being single and without a proper job, Evans has very little to help him undergo this surgery. He has come out to ask well-wishers to help him raise money for his surgery so that he can walk again and continue supporting his family. Evans says, “If I could be walking now, I could be out there looking for a job and supporting my family. I have faith that I will walk again."

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