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Success! Kachope from Uganda raised $215 for hydrocele repair surgery.

Kachope
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  • $215 raised, $0 to go
$215
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Kachope's treatment was fully funded on July 27, 2016.

Photo of Kachope post-operation

September 4, 2016

Kachope received successful hydrocele repair surgery.

“I feel better although I still have pain on the operation site,” Kachope shared. “I am excited that I have had surgery, something I never expected to happen. After recovery I hope to regain my strength and be able to work in my fields whenever I can. Thank you very much for paying for my surgery.”

Kachope’s medical team noted that he is no longer experiencing discomfort, as compared to before his surgery. After recovery he will be able to walk with comfort and will be able to work in his fields. He was discharged and is expected to make a full recovery.

“I feel better although I still have pain on the operation site," Kachope shared. "I am excited that I have had surgery, something I never e...

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June 26, 2016

Meet Kachope, a 77-year-old father of six who lives in Uganda. He spent his life working as a farmer, but now is mainly supported by his children who are self-employed.

Kachope has had a swelling in his right scrotal for a long time. The swelling has increased in size over the years, and although it does not cause him much pain it does make him feel very uncomfortable especially when he is walking.

Kachope visited a hospital once where he was diagnosed with hydrocele– a fluid filled sac that surrounds the testicle– and was advised to have surgery. However, Kachope was unable to pay for the operation, He decided to just live with the condition, but if not treated, Kachope will continue experiencing discomfort and the swelling could continue growing.

For $215, doctors will surgically remove the sac of fluid and Kachope will be relieved of the swelling and discomfort.

After surgery Kachope hopes to recover and have good health in his old age.

Meet Kachope, a 77-year-old father of six who lives in Uganda. He spent his life working as a farmer, but now is mainly supported by his chi...

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Kachope's Timeline

  • June 26, 2016
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Kachope was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • June 29, 2016
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Kachope received treatment at Holy Family Virika Hospital 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.

  • July 23, 2016
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kachope's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 27, 2016
    FULLY FUNDED

    Kachope's treatment was fully funded.

  • September 4, 2016
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kachope's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 6 donors

Funded by 6 donors

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