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Niwamanya is a shop attendant from Uganda who needs $241 to fund umbilical hernia surgery to return to work.

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May 13, 2020

Niwamanya is a 26-year-old shop attendant from Uganda. He is a single young man with eight siblings. Niwamanya earns a living off-loading and on-loading goods for transit for a wholesale retail shop around town, but has not been able to work for some time now due to this health condition.

Since one and a half years ago, Niwamanya has had an umbilical hernia. He has a lot of pain especially when lifting heavy items which is the nature of his work. Fortunately, on May 14th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $241 to fund Niwamanya’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Niwamanya says, “I hope to get better after my surgery and have a good life.”

Niwamanya is a 26-year-old shop attendant from Uganda. He is a single young man with eight siblings. Niwamanya earns a living off-loading an...

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Niwamanya's Timeline

  • May 13, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 14, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Niwamanya's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 26, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Niwamanya 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.

  • July 09, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Niwamanya's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Niwamanya is currently raising funds for his treatment.

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Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $241 for Niwamanya's treatment
Hospital Fees
$113
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$108
Labs
$6

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