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Success! Arinda from Uganda raised $219 to fund hernia surgery.

Arinda
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  • $219 raised, $0 to go
$219
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Arinda's treatment was fully funded on November 30, 2018.

Photo of Arinda post-operation

December 4, 2018

Arinda underwent hernia surgery.

His hernia treatment was successful. He will no longer experience pain and will have improved quality of life. He is no longer at risk of the hernia twisting or blocking.

His hernia treatment was successful. He will no longer experience pain and will have improved quality of life. He is no longer at risk of th...

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November 23, 2018

Arinda is a student from Uganda. He is a senior in high school.

For about seven months, Arinda has had a left inguinal hernia. This causes him difficulty and pain. Fortunately, on November 27, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Arinda’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Arinda says, “I am hopeful that I will be fine after the surgery and I continue with my studies to earn a good living in future.”

Arinda is a student from Uganda. He is a senior in high school. For about seven months, Arinda has had a left inguinal hernia. This caus...

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Arinda's Timeline

  • November 23, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Arinda was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • November 23, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Arinda's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 27, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Arinda 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.

  • November 30, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Arinda's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 4, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Arinda's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 1 donor

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Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $219 for Arinda's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6

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Paw

Paw is a 24-year-old woman from Thailand. Originally from Burma, Paw, her husband, their three daughters and her parents fled in March 2021 after the Burmese military shot rockets into their village. In Thailand, as refugees, they cannot work, and have temporarily moved in with Paw's brother and his family. They receive rice from her brother's neighbors, while her brother's family provides them with vegetables and curries. In July 2021, Paw's parents and her two older daughters went back to their village when they felt it was safe to do so. Meanwhile, her husband and her three-month-old baby have stayed with her while she receives treatment in Chiang Mai. Two years ago, Paw noticed a mass on the right side of her neck. Her neighbor suggested she apply a natural remedy, but unfortunately, the mass remained and grew over time. In September 2019, she visited a local hospital in Thailand with her husband, but the surgery recommended was too expensive. She experiences pain near the site of the mass, and the mass is still growing. Paw sought treatment through our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF). She is scheduled to undergo mass removal surgery on August 16th, and now she needs to raise $1,500 to cover the total cost of her procedure and care. Paw shared, “I felt embarrassed and very upset when I first noticed that I had this problem. I will feel a lot better after my surgery because I have needed to receive it since I first went to see the doctor in 2019. In the future I want to look after my children and send them to school.”

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$1,290raised
$210to go

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