Katungi is a 56-year-old farmer and a married father to four grown children. Katungi and his wife are small scale farmers, and his children are not yet able to find formal employment.
For three years, Katungi has had swelling in his groin area. He experiences pain, especially when he coughs, stands for too long, or does anything that is physically demanding. After he was examined at a local hospital, he was diagnosed with an inguinal hernia and surgery was recommended. The surgery will reduce the chances of the hernia becoming strangulated.
Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH) can help. On May 18th, Katungi will undergo hernia repair surgery at AMH’s care center. Now, AMH is requesting $230 to fund Katungi’s surgery. Once complete, the procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.
Katungi shared, “I really need this operation, but it will be impossible for me to afford it unless I have your support. I hope to resume farming once I have fully recovered.”