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Success! Prosper from Tanzania raised $832 to fund repair surgery.

Prosper
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  • $832 raised, $0 to go
$832
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$0
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Fully funded
Prosper's treatment was fully funded on March 27, 2019.

Photo of Prosper post-operation

April 3, 2019

Prosper underwent repair surgery.

Prosper has had a successful surgery, which has helped release the skin contracture that was affecting his pelvis.

Prosper’s mother says, “God bless you all for helping fund my son’s surgery which we couldn’t pay for.”

Prosper has had a successful surgery, which has helped release the skin contracture that was affecting his pelvis. Prosper’s mother says,...

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March 4, 2019

Prosper is a child from Tanzania. He is the second born in a family of three children.

In 2017, Prosper sustained burns across his body. The burn contractures make it difficult for him to move.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Prosper receive treatment. On March 4, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to help him walk easily again. Now, he needs help to fund this $832 procedure.

Prosper’s mother says “Please help my son we can’t afford the surgery cost.”

Prosper is a child from Tanzania. He is the second born in a family of three children. In 2017, Prosper sustained burns across his body....

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Prosper's Timeline

  • March 4, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • March 04, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Prosper received treatment at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC). 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.

  • March 07, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Prosper's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 27, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Prosper's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 03, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Prosper's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 6 donors

Funded by 6 donors

Treatment
Contracture Release and Skin Graft
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $832 for Prosper's treatment
Hospital Fees
$660
Medical Staff
$20
Medication
$11
Supplies
$127
Labs
$14

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Tibafumura

Tibafumura is a rural farmer from Uganda. She is a mother of three and shared that she lost her fourth born who was just one-year-old at the time. Her husband passed away fifteen years ago. He left his family a three-room semi-permanent house for shelter. She has managed to pay school fees for her children through farming and selling off some of her domestic animals. All of her three children are married, two of them are primary school teachers while the other one is still searching for a job. She receives minimal financial support since they too have their personal challenges in meeting their families' needs. Tibafumura starting feeling abdominal pains years ago. She visited different clinics and received tablets to relieve her pain. A scan at Rugarama Hospital showed that she had uterine fibroids but could not have the surgery due to lack of financial support from her family. She has now come to Watsi's Medical Partner Care Center Rushoroza Hospital to seek medical advice. At Rushoroza, she presented with a history of lower abdominal pains that have become progressively severe and reports to have taken medication without improvement. If her fibroids are not treated, pain could stop her from doing her day to day survival activities and her quality of life would be affected negatively. Tibafumura likes grazing her cows whenever she gets free time but she no longer does this due to her severe pain. She has completely stopped farming since she cannot climb hills or walk long distances to go to the fields. She cannot afford the surgery charges and seeks financial support. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $228 to fund Tibafumura's surgery. On October 7th, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner's care center. Once recovered, Tibafumura will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain and her quality of life will improve. Tibafumura says, “My family cannot afford the surgery charges and I am in a lot of pain. I will resume farming as soon as possible to be able to support and take care of my family.”

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Tibafumura

Tibafumura is a rural farmer from Uganda. She is a mother of three and shared that she lost her fourth born who was just one-year-old at the time. Her husband passed away fifteen years ago. He left his family a three-room semi-permanent house for shelter. She has managed to pay school fees for her children through farming and selling off some of her domestic animals. All of her three children are married, two of them are primary school teachers while the other one is still searching for a job. She receives minimal financial support since they too have their personal challenges in meeting their families' needs. Tibafumura starting feeling abdominal pains years ago. She visited different clinics and received tablets to relieve her pain. A scan at Rugarama Hospital showed that she had uterine fibroids but could not have the surgery due to lack of financial support from her family. She has now come to Watsi's Medical Partner Care Center Rushoroza Hospital to seek medical advice. At Rushoroza, she presented with a history of lower abdominal pains that have become progressively severe and reports to have taken medication without improvement. If her fibroids are not treated, pain could stop her from doing her day to day survival activities and her quality of life would be affected negatively. Tibafumura likes grazing her cows whenever she gets free time but she no longer does this due to her severe pain. She has completely stopped farming since she cannot climb hills or walk long distances to go to the fields. She cannot afford the surgery charges and seeks financial support. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $228 to fund Tibafumura's surgery. On October 7th, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner's care center. Once recovered, Tibafumura will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain and her quality of life will improve. Tibafumura says, “My family cannot afford the surgery charges and I am in a lot of pain. I will resume farming as soon as possible to be able to support and take care of my family.”

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