Hannah is a 70-year-old mother of seven children. She is a widow who lost her husband ten years ago. She is a small-scale tea farmer and relies on her children for upkeep and survival.
For eight months, Hannah has been experiencing abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain. She has been diagnosed with endometrial cancer. She needs to undergo a hysterectomy, a procedure in which surgeons will remove her uterus.
Although supportive, her children are unable to raise the funds required for her procedure. She had one cow that she sold to pay for a biopsy, treatment and fare to the facility. However, she is requesting financial support for her surgery cost.
Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping raise $1260 to fund Hannah’s surgery. On December 16th, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Once recovered, Hannah will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain.
Hannah says, “I am old now and fragile. This cancer has depleted my financial resources and affected my health. I need the surgery to avoid the spread of the cancer.”