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Success! Mugyenzi from Uganda raised $220 to fund a cystectomy.

Mugyenzi
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  • $220 raised, $0 to go
$220
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Mugyenzi's treatment was fully funded on July 15, 2021.

Photo of Mugyenzi post-operation

July 8, 2021

Mugyenzi underwent a mass removal and is finally feeling well.

Mugyenzi received a successful excision surgery to remove the cyst that was causing him pain and discomfort. His risk of further complications were greatly reduced. Mugyenzi hopes to lead a more comfortable and full life after his recovery.

Mugyenzi is optimistic and thankful for the support he received: “I do appreciate you for making my surgery possible. May you people live longer and I will keep on with farming to support my family.”

Mugyenzi received a successful excision surgery to remove the cyst that was causing him pain and discomfort. His risk of further complicatio...

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May 21, 2021

Mugyenzi is a 65-year-old married father of nine children. Two of his children are nurses, one is a teacher, and the others are all married and work as small scale farmers. He and his wife earn a living through small scale farming too. They have bananas, coffee, and raise two cows from which they get milk for home consumption.

Mugyenzi came to the hospital with a left scrotal swelling that he has had for four years. It started as a small swelling with no pain, but it has gradually grown. Recently, he has experienced pain, and has difficulty sitting or lying down.

Mugyenzi was introduced to a surgical support program at our medical partner’s care center by a friend. After examination by the doctor, he was diagnosed with a bilateral hernia and an excision treatment was recommended.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is helping Mugyenzi to receive treatment. On May 25th, he will undergo a cystectomy at AMH’s care center and now AMH is requesting $220 to cover the cost of his surgery.

Mugyenzi shared, “I hope of getting better and recovering to continue with farming to sustain my family.”

Mugyenzi is a 65-year-old married father of nine children. Two of his children are nurses, one is a teacher, and the others are all married ...

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Mugyenzi's Timeline

  • May 21, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 25, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mugyenzi 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.

  • May 25, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mugyenzi's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 8, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mugyenzi's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • July 15, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mugyenzi's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

Treatment
Cystectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $220 for Mugyenzi's treatment
Hospital Fees
$84
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$41
Supplies
$69
Labs
$5
Other
$6

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