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Success! Mwesiga from Uganda raised $139 to fund testicular surgery.

Mwesiga
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  • $139 raised, $0 to go
$139
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Mwesiga's treatment was fully funded on December 1, 2020.

Photo of Mwesiga post-operation

April 27, 2020

Mwesiga underwent testicular surgery.

Mwesiga had a successful surgery of a hydrocelectomy due to his left-sided hydrocele. He has a little lingering pain on the incision site, but plans to resume cultivation after recovering.

Mwesiga says, “Thanks for supporting my surgery because matters concerning finance were not easy, but thanks for being there for me to have my life changed to better. I will continue with cultivation now.”

Mwesiga had a successful surgery of a hydrocelectomy due to his left-sided hydrocele. He has a little lingering pain on the incision site, b...

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March 9, 2020

Mwesiga is a farmer from Uganda. He is a married father to six children, three boys and three girls all married and self-employed as small-scale farmers. He earns a living through practicing small-scale farming and so does his wife.

Since three years ago, Mwesiga has had a hydrocele, which is a swelling in a sensitive area. This hydrocele causes him lower abdominal pain and this is affecting his ability to work on his farm. Fortunately, on March 10th, he will undergo hydrocele repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $139 to fund Mwesiga’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Mwesiga says, “I hope to get well after my surgery so as to regain my strength and continue with cultivation.”

Mwesiga is a farmer from Uganda. He is a married father to six children, three boys and three girls all married and self-employed as small-s...

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Mwesiga's Timeline

  • March 9, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • March 9, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mwesiga's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 10, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mwesiga 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.

  • April 27, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mwesiga's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 1, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mwesiga's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Hydrocele Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $139 for Mwesiga's treatment
Hospital Fees
$96
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$2
Supplies
$27
Labs
$14

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Tuhirweomugisha

Tuhirweomugisha is a farmer and a 45-year-old mother of 4 children. All of her children are in school and she is the only provider for the family after losing her husband in 2002. Tuhirweomugisha has been working primarily as a small scale farmer and also is weaving of local baskets and mats to earn extra income. 11 months ago, Tuhirweomugisha has been experiencing lower abdominal and back pain, poor appetite, along with other symptoms. She has been diagnosed with premalignant cervical lesion, which has the potential of turning into cancer if not treated. Tuhirweomugisha had initially gone to a hospital near her home where surgery recommended. However, the cost was very high and her only option was to sell her only piece of land, compromising her source of income which her children's futures depend on. Instead, Tuhirweomugisha turned to our medical partner's care center, Nyakibale Hospital. After review, she was diagnosed with the premalignant lesion and requires a total abdominal hysterectomy to remove her uterus in order to suppress chances of the lesion turning cancerous and affecting her quality of life. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is requesting $219 to fund Tuhirweomugisha's surgery. On June 22nd, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner's care center. Once recovered, Tuhirweomugisha will be able to resume her daily activities with ease. Tuhirweomugisha hopes to return to her responsibilities soon, “I have failed to raise money for my hospital bill on my own and I hope that with your support, I will be able to regain my health and continue working hard through farming to provide for my children.”

31% funded

31%funded
$70raised
$149to go

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