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Twongyeirwe is an art and design student from Uganda who needs $241 to fund a hernia repair.

Twongyeirwe
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  • $60 raised, $181 to go
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June 1, 2020

Twongyeirwe is a 19-year-old student from Uganda. She is a student at YMC University doing a course in fashion art and design. She is the second born in a family of four children. Her older brother does not talk and he is doing training in tailoring, while her other younger sisters are still in secondary school. Her mother operates a small hotel where she earns money for school fees. She currently sustains the family since Twongyeirwe’s father, who is a long-distance track driver, was quarantined at the border due to the COVID crisis.

Since birth, Twongyeirwe has had an inguinal hernia. She has abdominal pain before and after eating and she notices a swelling on the umbilicus whenever she coughs or laughs. Fortunately, on June 2nd, she will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $241 to fund Twongyeirwe’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow her to live more comfortably and confidently.

Twongyeirwe shared: “I pray that I may get healed from this condition because it has worried my mind for quite some time and hope for better health after surgery so as to continue with my studies.”

Twongyeirwe is a 19-year-old student from Uganda. She is a student at YMC University doing a course in fashion art and design. She is the se...

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Twongyeirwe's Timeline

  • June 1, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 02, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Twongyeirwe received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale. 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 03, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Twongyeirwe's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 09, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Twongyeirwe's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Twongyeirwe is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $241 for Twongyeirwe's treatment
Hospital Fees
$113
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$108
Labs
$6

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