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Success! Kasande from Uganda raised $230 to fund hernia repair surgery.

Kasande
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Kasande's treatment was fully funded on July 17, 2021.

Photo of Kasande post-operation

June 23, 2021

Kasande underwent hernia repair surgery.

Kasande successfully underwent a hernia treatment and is finally free from pain and challenges. The surgery also reduced her risk for potential future complications, such as hernia strangulation.

Kasande headed home feeling very fortunate: “I am privileged to be supported since on my own I would not have managed to pay for the surgery. May the Lord bless you abundantly and I hope to resume farming once I have fully recovered.”

Kasande successfully underwent a hernia treatment and is finally free from pain and challenges. The surgery also reduced her risk for potent...

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May 10, 2021

Kasande is a farmer and mother of three. She and her husband work on their own farm as well as doing working on other people’s farms to make ends meet.

For the past four years, she has been having an inguinal swelling that has been on and off. However, in the last three months, the swelling started to become more painful and she cannot comfortably farm or carry heavy items any longer. She also struggles to sleep on her right side. She was reviewed at the hospital and a surgery called herniorrhaphy and excision were recommended. Without the surgery, the mass might become cancerous and the hernia might present with associated complications.

Fortunately, on May 11th, she’ll undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $230 to fund Kasande’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow her to live more comfortably and confidently.

Kasande says, “If my health is compromised, my family will suffer, since I am even the one who pays the school fee. I hope to regain my health and resume farming once I have fully recovered.”

Kasande is a farmer and mother of three. She and her husband work on their own farm as well as doing working on other people's farms to make...

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Kasande's Timeline

  • May 10, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Kasande was submitted by Edward Mugane, Impact Assessment Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • May 11, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Kasande 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 11, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kasande's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 23, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kasande's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • July 17, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Kasande's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 8 donors

Funded by 8 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Kasande's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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