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Success! Tibesigwa from Uganda raised $230 to fund a hernia repair.

Tibesigwa
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Tibesigwa's treatment was fully funded on May 13, 2021.

Photo of Tibesigwa post-operation

April 2, 2021

Tibesigwa underwent a hernia repair.

Tibesigwa successfully underwent his hernia repair surgery following his diagnosis of a left inguinal hernia. He is so happy to report that his health has now returned to normal. He can walk well, no longer feels needles and pins like he used to before, and expects to get even better now that he’s heading home from the hospital.

Tibesigwa shared, “I call this a blessing and a living testimony because when they heard that I have gone for surgery, everyone was wondering where I will get money to pay my bill because they had always heard me crying in pain. May the Lord bless you and I will continue operating my shop.”

Tibesigwa successfully underwent his hernia repair surgery following his diagnosis of a left inguinal hernia. He is so happy to report that ...

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February 8, 2021

Tibesigwa is a shop keeper and is married with five children. He shared that one child has passed away, one is an engineer, one does welding, and the others are small scale farmers. They are all married. His wife is a small scale farmer while he is a shopkeeper since he no longer has the ability to gig. He was once a machine operator in early years but now retired.

Since two years ago, Tibesigwa has had an inguinal hernia. This hernia causes him weakness and pain and prevents him from working. Fortunately, on February 9th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $230 to fund Tibesigwa’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Tibesigwa says “I am tired of this condition that has affected my life and given me a hard time. I pray that the donors help me out of this situation and I stabilize to continue working in my shop for a living since I am aging.”

Tibesigwa is a shop keeper and is married with five children. He shared that one child has passed away, one is an engineer, one does welding...

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Tibesigwa's Timeline

  • February 8, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • February 9, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Tibesigwa 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.

  • February 11, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Tibesigwa's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 2, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Tibesigwa's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • May 13, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Tibesigwa's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 7 donors

Funded by 7 donors

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

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