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Aijuka from Uganda raised $219 to fund hernia repair surgery.

Aijuka
100%
  • $219 raised, $0 to go
$219
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Aijuka's treatment was fully funded on August 21, 2018.
October 7, 2018

Aijuka did not receive treatment as expected.

Unfortunately, while being prepared for surgery, Aijuka was found to have patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), which is an opening between two blood vessels leading from the heart. This could lead to complications during surgery, and therefore her doctors cancelled the surgery and referred her to Heart Institute Mulago for further management.

Unfortunately, while being prepared for surgery, Aijuka was found to have patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), which is an opening between two bl...

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August 20, 2018

Aijuka is a child from Uganda. She is the only child to her newly married parents. Her father works at their local court office, while her mother operates a shop.

Since birth, Aijuka has had an umbilical hernia. If not treated, the hernia may result in intestinal tissue damage and death. Fortunately, on August 21, she will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

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

Aijuka’s mother says, “I wil be very pleased when my daughter receives treatment and becomes fine after surgery. I will be able to continue with working at a shop.”

Aijuka is a child from Uganda. She is the only child to her newly married parents. Her father works at their local court office, while her m...

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Aijuka's Timeline

  • August 20, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • August 20, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Aijuka's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 21, 2018
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Aijuka was scheduled to receive 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.

  • October 7, 2018
    FUNDING ENDED

    Aijuka is no longer raising funds.

  • October 7, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Aijuka's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

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

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

U Nyan

U Nyan is a 62-year-old man who lives with his wife in Mon State, Burma. He used to work as a tricycle taxi driver as well as a day labourer but since he had stroke around three months ago, he stopped working. His wife also had a stroke and cannot work. They have a daughter who works across the border in Bangkok, and she sends them some money every three or four months. However, the amount that her daughter sends is not enough for U Nyan and his wife for their daily expenses and they shared that, occasionally, their neighbor also gives them food. Recently, U Nyan noticed a small lump on his left elbow, which rapidly became enlarged and painful. Currently, U Nyan is in a lot of pain and cannot sleep. After seeking treatment at various clinics and hospitals, U Nyan was finally referred to Mawlamyine Christian Leprosy Hospital (MCLH) where he was diagnosed with an abscess around his left elbow joint and scheduled for surgery on May 9th. When he told the doctor that he could not afford to pay for his surgery, the doctor referred him to our medical partner Burma Children Medical Fund for financial assistance accessing surgery. He has already borrowed about $350 so far to help with his diagnosis and treatment, and people in his community have pitched in to support him financially. Our medical partner is helping him raise $760 for his surgery. “After surgery I want to go home and look after my wife. I want to listen to sermons, meditate and do good deeds,” shared U Nyan.

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31%funded
$238raised
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