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Gillian is a kindergarten teacher from Uganda who needs $252 to fund a safe C-section for her and her baby.

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May 18, 2022

Gillian is a 26-year-old kindergarten teacher, living with her husband and one child in southwestern Uganda. While Gillian’s husband works on other people’s farms as a casual laborer, Gillian also does some farming to supplement their income. Gillian and her family were greatly affected by Covid-19, as she was in lockdown for two years with schools closed and unable to work. As soon as the lockdown ended and schools reopened, Gillian discovered that she was pregnant.

While Gillian has no history of any pregnancy complications, she contracted malaria while in the second trimester of her current pregnancy. She recovered fully, but during an antenatal visit with her doctor, Gillian was advised to deliver her child by Caesarean section to protect her health and her baby’s.

Gillian and her husband cannot afford to pay for this c-section procedure; but fortunately, they were referred to our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, which is requesting $252 to cover Gillian’s surgery, which is scheduled to take place on May 19th, at the Karoli Lwanga Hospital in Nyakibale.

Gillian says: “My husband and I work so hard to get by. We had to sell off the small piece of land we owned to afford my first child’s delivery. I hope that with your support, I will be able to deliver well.”

Gillian is a 26-year-old kindergarten teacher, living with her husband and one child in southwestern Uganda. While Gillian's husband works o...

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Gillian's Timeline

  • May 18, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 19, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Gillian was scheduled to receive 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 23, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Gillian's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Gillian is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Gillian's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Elective Caesarean section (C-Section)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $252 for Gillian's treatment
Hospital Fees
$86
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$46
Supplies
$81
Labs
$12
Other
$12

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