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Success! Gift from Uganda raised $252 to fund a Caesarean section to deliver her baby safely.

Gift
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  • $252 raised, $0 to go
$252
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Gift's treatment was fully funded on December 1, 2021.

Photo of Gift post-operation

December 14, 2021

Gift underwent a Caesarean section to deliver her baby safely.

Gift underwent a successful Caesarean section and delivered a beautiful baby boy! Both mother and son are doing well, and Gift looks forward to raising her child in good health.

Gift shared, “As you have supported my surgery and settled the bill, I will be able to aim at improving my business for the better and our future.”

Gift underwent a successful Caesarean section and delivered a beautiful baby boy! Both mother and son are doing well, and Gift looks forward...

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October 6, 2021

Gift is a 31-year-old woman from Western Uganda. She is a married mother to three children, all of whom were delivered via c-section. She and her husband work as small scale farmers and her husband also fishes and raises goats to make ends meet for their family.

Gift is carrying her fifth pregnancy and shared that, unfortunately, she experienced one miscarriage. She has been receiving care throughout her pregnancy and her doctor recommended she deliver by Caesarean section to avoid complications like uterine rupture.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is helping to provide delivery care for Gift and her baby. On October 7th, Gift will undergo a C-Section at AMH’s care center to ensure a safe delivery for her and her baby. Now, she needs help raising $252 to fund her delivery and care.

Gift shared, “I am afraid of the cost implications, yet I want a safe delivery. I will be grateful for your support.”

Gift is a 31-year-old woman from Western Uganda. She is a married mother to three children, all of whom were delivered via c-section. She an...

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Gift's Timeline

  • October 6, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Gift was submitted by Edward Mugane, Impact Assessment Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • October 7, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Gift 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.

  • October 13, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gift's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 1, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Gift's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 14, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Gift's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 3 donors

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Funded by 3 donors

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Treatment
Elective Caesarean section (C-Section)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $252 for Gift's treatment
Hospital Fees
$86
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$46
Supplies
$81
Labs
$12
Other
$12

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Shwe

Shwe is a 24-year-old woman who lives with her family in Burma and enjoys listening to Burmese pop music! Shwe previously worked in a factory, but she had to stop working last December when her health began to deteriorate. Her brother and stepfather both work as agricultural day laborers, and her sister-in-law and mother are both homemakers. The rest of her siblings are all waiting for schools to reopen so they can return to their studies. The schools were closed in February of 2021 following the Mayanmar military coup. About a year and a half ago, Shwe began to experience pain in her chest, as well as fatigue. She initially did not think that her symptoms were serious, but this changed after she fainted at work a few months later. After receiving an echocardiogram, she was diagnosed with mitral valve, aortic valve, and tricuspid valve regurgitation, which are all cardiac conditions that occur when the specified valve does not close properly. As a result, she experiences difficulty breathing, a rapid heartbeat, a lack of appetite, and trouble sleeping. She also feels very tired when walking longer distances. Shwe now needs cardiac surgery to help alleviate her symptoms and allow her to live more comfortably and confidently. However, once the doctor told her and her family the cost of surgery, they left the hospital because they could not pay for Shwe's needed procedure. Fortunately, they happened to meet a taxi driver who kindly told them about our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF). BCMF is now helping Shwe undergo cardiac surgery on August 12th at Pun Hlaing Hospital. Shwe and her family need your support to fund this $1,500 procedure. Shwe says, “When I recover fully, I will go back to work and work hard. I will save my money and support my family.”

63% funded

63%funded
$958raised
$542to go

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