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Success! Kashunju from Uganda raised $241 to fund hernia repair.

Kashunju
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  • $241 raised, $0 to go
$241
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Kashunju's treatment was fully funded on May 28, 2020.

Photo of Kashunju post-operation

June 3, 2020

Kashunju underwent hernia repair.

Kashunju had a successful herniorrhaphy treatment due to right inguinal hernia. He now feels much better and can move more easily than before. There is a noticeable difference in the improvement and therefore we expect his quality of life to be well improved.

Kashunju says, “Am grateful for the care I have received in this hospital as I was treated well. I thank the donors who have supported my surgery that I never thought of that it would be possible. I will live to glorify God’s name in the highest. I think after recovery then I will do more cultivation for a living.”

Kashunju had a successful herniorrhaphy treatment due to right inguinal hernia. He now feels much better and can move more easily than befo...

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May 13, 2020

Kashunju is an elderly farmer from Uganda. He is a married father to five children; two of his boys are primary teachers and married. His three girls are all married and small-scale farmers. He is a subsistence farmer too who earns a living from his small piece of land by cultivation both commercial and food crops. At his farm, he has a banana and coffee plantation and three cows which give him milk for their family’s consumption only. He operates the farm together with his wife and three grandchildren. Kashunju lives in a three-roomed semi-permanent house together with his wife and grandchildren who belong to his late son.

Since two years ago, Kashunju has had an inguinal hernia. The swelling increases in size whenever he coughs, laughs, or bends making his work on the farm difficult. 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 Kashunju’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Kashunju says, “I hope I will be free from all the pain I am having and have a better life after I have undergone my surgery.”

Kashunju is an elderly farmer from Uganda. He is a married father to five children; two of his boys are primary teachers and married. His th...

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Kashunju's Timeline

  • May 13, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 14, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kashunju's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 15, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Kashunju 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.

  • May 28, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Kashunju's treatment was fully funded.

  • June 3, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kashunju's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 9 donors

Funded by 9 donors

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

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