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Success! Tumukunde from Uganda raised $219 to fund hernia repair surgery.

Tumukunde
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  • $219 raised, $0 to go
$219
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Tumukunde's treatment was fully funded on September 25, 2018.

Photo of Tumukunde post-operation

October 8, 2018

Tumukunde underwent hernia repair surgery.

She has been relieved of pain and discomfort. She hopes for good quality of life as she recovers.

Tumukunde says, “I am very glad to have received support from Watsi. I wish you all that you really deserve. I will continue with care to my family through farming.”

She has been relieved of pain and discomfort. She hopes for good quality of life as she recovers. Tumukunde says, “I am very glad to have...

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July 31, 2018

Tumukunde is a small-scale farmer from Uganda. She has four small children.

For five years, Tumukunde has had an umbilical hernia. This hernia causes her pain and discomfort, and this is affecting her ability to work Fortunately, on August 2, 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 Tumukunde’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow her to live more comfortably and confidently.

Tumukunde says, “I hope to continue with cultivation after surgery since it’s where I get money to support my family.”

Tumukunde is a small-scale farmer from Uganda. She has four small children. For five years, Tumukunde has had an umbilical hernia. This...

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Tumukunde's Timeline

  • July 31, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • August 01, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Tumukunde's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 27, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Tumukunde 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.

  • September 25, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Tumukunde's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 08, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Tumukunde's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

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

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