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Success! Mugisha from Uganda raised $230 to fund hernia repair.

Mugisha
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Mugisha's treatment was fully funded on February 9, 2021.

Photo of Mugisha post-operation

February 1, 2021

Mugisha underwent hernia repair surgery.

Mugisha had a successful herniorrhaphy treatment for his inguinal hernia. He is pain-free and comfortable, and is expected to recover well from surgery. Mugisha is able to move well with no restriction, and is now able to live a better life ahead.

Mugisha shared, “I have to thank you for real because you have relieved me of my condition. May you continue with that spirit. I will be able to continue hustling with life by doing casual work.”

Mugisha had a successful herniorrhaphy treatment for his inguinal hernia. He is pain-free and comfortable, and is expected to recover well f...

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October 5, 2020

Mugisha is a 60-year-old man from western Uganda. He works as a casual laborer on a cattle farm. He came to our Medical Partner’s Care Center Nyakibale Hospital with a left inguinal swelling that has been persistent for over three years.

Prior to visiting Nyakibale Hospital, he had been seen at a government dispensary and given pain medications. However, without pain receding, a good samaritan nurse offered to take him to Nyakibale Hospital. Whenever he is doing any strenuous work, his pain increases, and this has limited his ability to deliver at his workplace.

Mugisha was diagnosed with an inguinal hernia which requires surgical repair. If not treated, he is at risk of a strangulated hernia.

Mugisha shared that he has done cattle farming for the past 30 years. He was not able to study in school at all after losing his parents at a young age. He earns a limited income and cannot meet the cost of surgery required.

Fortunately, on October 6th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $230 to fund Mugisha’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Mugisha says: “I pray that you may consider my request and I believe that once I receive my surgery, all will be well and I will continue with my work on the farm.”

Mugisha is a 60-year-old man from western Uganda. He works as a casual laborer on a cattle farm. He came to our Medical Partner's Care Cente...

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Mugisha's Timeline

  • October 5, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Mugisha was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • October 6, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mugisha 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 6, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mugisha's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 1, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mugisha's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • February 9, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mugisha's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 7 donors

Funded by 7 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Mugisha's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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