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Success! Tindimutuma from Uganda raised $152 to fund a mass removal.

Tindimutuma
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  • $152 raised, $0 to go
$152
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Tindimutuma's treatment was fully funded on December 22, 2020.

Photo of Tindimutuma post-operation

July 8, 2020

Tindimutuma underwent a mass removal.

After the surgery, Tindimutuma was limping and felt a bit of pain from the incision site, but she wasn’t bothered at all because she knew that she would feel better in time. The next day, the incision site was clean and dry. She happily called her family to inform them about how God had made her dream come true because she was sure she was going to finally be able to sit with ease, walk without pain, and return to farming after her recovery.

Tindimutuma shared, “It was a day I have always waited for, walking and sitting as I have always done. Thanks to Watsi and Rushoroza Hospital for making this happen for me. I had lost hope because my family and I could not afford the surgery. I plan to continue with small scale farming and be able to support my family.”

After the surgery, Tindimutuma was limping and felt a bit of pain from the incision site, but she wasn’t bothered at all because she knew th...

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May 17, 2020

Tindimutuma is a mother of six, but had 11 pregnancies in total. About five years ago, she developed an itchy but painless swelling on her left anterior thigh. Later the swelling increased in size and became painful. She went to a nearby village clinic and was given pain killers to reduce her pain. She traveled to Kabale Regional Hospital in her area of Uganda to seek medical advice, but was not provided with treatment. A friend advised her to come to Watsi’s Medical Partner Care Center Rushoroza Hospital. At Rushoroza Hospital, doctors assessed her condition and recommend a mass excision so that it does not continue growing and cause more pain and discomfort.

Tindimutuma and her husband are small-scale farmers who grow produce for their family to eat. Their oldest living child is 24 years old and had to drop out of school after secondary school class one, and so did their second born who is now 22 years old. The third and fourth are 20 and 19 years and both dropped out at sixth grade. Their fifth and sixth born are 13 and 10 years old and enrolled in primary school class five and four respectively. Tindimutuma has no other sources of income other than agriculture.

Tindimutuma told us, “With the surgery, I will be able to walk comfortably again and be flexible therefore in carrying out my normal duties, especially farming.”

Tindimutuma is a mother of six, but had 11 pregnancies in total. About five years ago, she developed an itchy but painless swelling on her l...

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Tindimutuma's Timeline

  • May 17, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 18, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Tindimutuma's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 21, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Tindimutuma received treatment at Rushoroza 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.

  • July 08, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Tindimutuma's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 22, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Tindimutuma's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Mass Excision
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $152 for Tindimutuma's treatment
Hospital Fees
$87
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$19
Supplies
$26
Labs
$20

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