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Rombadi is a bodaboda driver from Uganda who needs $219 to fund hernia repair.

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April 30, 2020

Rombadi is a 34-year-old man from Uganda. He came to Nyakibale Hospital with inguinal area swelling that has been persistent for over five years. He feels pain and discomfort whenever he walks for a long distance, or does anything strenuous. This has strained his daily work as a bodaboda operator in western Uganda.

Rombadi had never been to the hospital before due to financial constraints. Fortunately, he was referred to our partner facility where he was diagnosed with a right inguinal hernia. He requires herniorrhaphy to improve his lifestyle and productivity, and reduce the chances of further complications such as strangulation and intestinal obstruction.

Rombadi’s work provides him and his family with limited income, making life’s requirement hard to meet. His wife works on the farm to provide additional income for their family. He is a father of three and sometimes works on the farm as well especially when business is down. Rombadi is not able to meet the cost of surgery and he appeals for critical support.

Fortunately, on May 5th, he will undergo a hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Rombadi’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

Rombadi says: “I hope that if all goes on well with my surgery, I will be able to continue with working to provide more to my family.”

Rombadi is a 34-year-old man from Uganda. He came to Nyakibale Hospital with inguinal area swelling that has been persistent for over five y...

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Rombadi's Timeline

  • April 30, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Rombadi was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Uganda.

  • May 04, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Rombadi's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 05, 2020
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Rombadi was scheduled to receive treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale. 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.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Rombadi is currently raising funds for his treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Rombadi's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 2 donors

Funded by 2 donors

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

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