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Atuhaire is a 25-year-old woman from Uganda who needs $220 to fund an ovarian cyst removal.

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June 11, 2020

Ampaire is a 25 year old single mother to one child who a preschooler. She is from a family of three girls, all now married and small-scale farmers. She shared with us that she stopped schooling during senior high school after getting pregnant and hasn’t been able to go back. She currently stays at her maternal home together with her parents and her child. She earns a living from farming where she mostly grows food crops for their family to eat but at times she sells the surplus to generate an income for the family. She sometimes works on other people’s gardens to earn an addition income whenever need for urgent money comes.

Atuhaire came to the hospital with lower abdominal pain and a persistent backache for three years. She says she feels a solid mass in her abdomen and says she often feels chest congestion, easy fatiguability, and pain when she sleeps on her right side of the body. This has exposed her to having a poorer quality of life and if not treated, the presenting symptoms may persist.

Atuhaire had only ever been to Kisiizi Hospital and was seen by the doctor who examined her and recommended her for surgical treatment but since she had limited finances, she decided to persist with her condition. Things worsened thus she decided to come to Nyakibale Hospital for surgery. Having reached here, she was examined by the doctor who requested a scan. The results indicated a Tubo-Ovarian mass and she is recommended for cystectomy treatment.

Atuhaire shared: “I hope to get a better health and relief after surgery so that I can continue with cultivation to provide to my family.”

Ampaire is a 25 year old single mother to one child who a preschooler. She is from a family of three girls, all now married and small-scale ...

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Atuhaire's Timeline

  • June 11, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 12, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Atuhaire's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 18, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Atuhaire 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 10, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Atuhaire's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Atuhaire is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 2 donors

Funded by 2 donors

Treatment
Cystectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $220 for Atuhaire's treatment
Hospital Fees
$84
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$41
Supplies
$69
Labs
$5
Other
$6

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