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Success! Majooma from Uganda raised $230 to fund hernia repair surgery.

Majooma
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Majooma's treatment was fully funded on April 26, 2021.

Photo of Majooma post-operation

May 17, 2021

Majooma underwent life-changing hernia repair surgery.

Majooma successfully received a herniorrhaphy treatment for his right inguinal hernia. He no longer experiences pain and can now do more strenuous activities and stand for longer periods, which was very challenging for him before surgery.

Majooma says: “I had lost hope of being freed from this condition but praise is to God for you have saved my life and restored my health. I will continue praying for you for God’s blessing and I hope to continue with farming later when I have fully recovered.”

Majooma successfully received a herniorrhaphy treatment for his right inguinal hernia. He no longer experiences pain and can now do more str...

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March 31, 2021

Majooma is a 72-year-old farmer and a married father to two daughters, who are both married and are small scale farmers. He also has six sons; two are teachers, one is a mechanic, and three are small scale farmers. He earns a living from his banana and coffee plantation and operates the farm with his wife.

For two years, Majooma has had an inguinal hernia. He feels pain whenever he sits or stands for too long and whenever he coughs. Fortunately, on April 1st, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $230 to fund Majooma’s surgery. Once complete, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Majooma shared, “I ask you to kindly enable me to undergo my surgery because it’s the only way I can regain my health. I will continue with farming.”

Majooma is a 72-year-old farmer and a married father to two daughters, who are both married and are small scale farmers. He also has six son...

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Majooma's Timeline

  • March 31, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • April 4, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Majooma's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 6, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Majooma 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.

  • April 26, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Majooma's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 17, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Majooma's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 2 donors

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Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Majooma's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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$76raised
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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Collins

Collins is seventh grade student and is looking forward to finishing his primary school studies. He is the second born in a family of three children. His father is a motorbike taxi driver but was involved in an accident and broke his hand and is now unable to work. Their family now relies on Collins' mother who does laundry work and house chores to earn a living for their family. Collins is a happy and talkative boy. When he was young, his parents noticed his health condition took him to a nearby hospital for treatment. There he was examined but was not able to receive care at that time. His parents were not satisfied and went to another hospital where they recommended surgery. His family has not been able to cover the cost and Collins has not yet been treated. Fortunately, their church pastor heard about Collins’ condition and referred them to our medical partner's care center, BethanyKids Hospital. Collins was diagnosed with cryptorchidism, a condition in which one or both of the testicles remains undescended. If left untreated, Collins has an increased risk of developing hernias, testicular cancer, and fertility problems in the future. Collins will be receiving assistance from our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH). Fortunately, he is scheduled to undergo corrective surgery on April 12th. AMH is requesting $646 to cover the total cost of his procedure and care. Collins’ mother says, “I used to feel bad about myself previously as I could not afford to cater for my son’s treatment. Now I’m happy with the progress and what God is doing in Collins’ life. We hope for the best with the surgery.”

11% funded

11%funded
$76raised
$570to go