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Success! Atuhaire from Uganda raised $185 to fund hydrocele surgery.

Atuhaire
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  • $185 raised, $0 to go
$185
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Atuhaire's treatment was fully funded on May 7, 2019.

Photo of Atuhaire post-operation

March 22, 2019

Atuhaire underwent hydrocele surgery.

Atuhaire’s hydrocelectomy repair went well. He is no longer at risk of feeling pain and discomfort.

Atuhaire’s hydrocelectomy repair went well. He is no longer at risk of feeling pain and discomfort....

March 7, 2019

Atuhaire is a student from Uganda. He is the sixth of eight children.

For six months, Atuhaire has had a hydrocele, which is a swelling in a sensitive area. The hydrocele causes him pain and discomfort. Fortunately, on March 13, he will undergo hydrocele repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $185 to fund Atuhaire’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

He says, “I like playing football.”

Atuhaire is a student from Uganda. He is the sixth of eight children. For six months, Atuhaire has had a hydrocele, which is a swelling ...

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Atuhaire's Timeline

  • March 7, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Atuhaire was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare Foundation, our medical partner in Uganda.

  • March 07, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Atuhaire's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 13, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Atuhaire received treatment at Holy Family Virika Hospital. 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.

  • March 22, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Atuhaire's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • May 07, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Atuhaire's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 11 donors

Funded by 11 donors

Treatment
Hydrocele Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $185 for Atuhaire's treatment
Hospital Fees
$139
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$30
Supplies
$0
Labs
$16

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Gibson

Gibson is a young playful boy from Being the firstborn in a family of two, he loves helping his mother around the kitchen and playing football. When he was two years old, Gibson suffered extensive burns on his left upper body after hot boiling beans spilt on him while playing with his friend in the kitchen. He was taken to the hospital and spent a long time healing. He healed with contractures on his left axilla and had a partial burn contracture release. The surgical site developed infections and he had skin grafting done but unfortunately failed and had a repeat surgery. He was reviewed by visiting surgeons and had skin flap surgery recommended to allow blood circulation. Without treatment, Gibson will be at risk of long term complications on his left hand.Gibson's parents are peasant farmers who rely on the few harvests they get to make ends meet. They are not able to consolidate sufficient funds for their child's surgery. The appeal for financial assistance. Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Gibson receive treatment. On September 26th, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery. Once treated, he will be able to stretch his hand with ease and reduce further infections on the wound. Now, he needs help to fund this $832 procedure. Gibson’s father says, “The doctors have advised on one more surgery to make my son even better but am unable to afford the cost, if it’s possible kindly help us.”

13% funded

13%funded
$112raised
$720to go
Siphilina

Siphilina is a 68-year-old talkative grandmother. On 25th of October, 2019, Siphilina fell, sustaining severe left femoral neck fracture. She was taken to the nearest health facility but could not get treatment due to the severity of the condition. She spent some days at home as she was unable to afford medical care. She was in great pain, could not walk and had difficulties sitting or lying in bed. Fortunately, Siphilina went to Kapsowar hospital whereupon diagnosis, she had an ORIF surgery recommended. The surgery will relieve her of the pain, reduce the chances of ambulation problems and further closed fracture complications. Siphilina, a humble millet farmer lives with her daughter and three grandchildren in the village. She lost her husband years ago. Her only source of income is from subsistence farming which has very low-income yields. This limits her ability to raise the required hospital fee for the surgery. Siphilina appeals for help to be able to meet the cost of surgery.  Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On October 30th, Siphilina will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation. The surgery will reduce the pain, fix the fracture reducing chances of further complications on her left leg. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $968 to fund this procedure. Siphilina says, “I want to be able to walk sit and even feed by myself like other people.”

26% funded

26%funded
$255raised
$713to go

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