Angelica is a 38-year-old tailor from Uganda who needs $207 to fund her C-section surgery..

Angelica
$25
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$182
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Angelica's story

February 9, 2024

Angelica's Timeline

  • February 9, 2024
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Angelica was submitted by SAFE Program Admin, SAFE Program Admin at African Mission Healthcare.

  • February 13, 2024
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Angelica's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 22, 2024
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Angelica was scheduled to receive treatment at Uganda Martyr's Ibanda Hospital 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.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Angelica is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    UPDATE IN PROGRESS

    Angelica's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare is in progress.

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Janet is a small-scale farmer from Uganda. She completed her education up to the primary level but had to withdraw due to lack of school fees. She got married at the age of sixteen and together with her husband, they have seven children. The family has a small piece of land that Janet and her husband cultivate. Their earnings from this are very modest and unfortunately some of their children have had to drop out of school due to financial constraints. Ten months ago, Janet started experiencing some troubling symptoms, including severe abdominal pains. She was diagnosed with a large irregular intra-peritoneal cystic mass. She has been experiencing great discomfort which has deteriorated her health and has directly impacted their family income. Physicians recommended a laparotomy, which is a surgery that opens up the abdominal cavity to treat her condition. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $279 to fund Janet's treatment. On March 7th, she will undergo surgery at Uganda Martyr's Ibanda Hospital. Once completed, this procedure will greatly improve her quality of life. Janet says, "I was already worried about how we shall raise the hospital funds but to my surprise, God already had a plan for us. I have high hopes of having a successful surgery, and I know everything will move on smoothly. I will be able to resume my usual activities of farming, and my children will be able to go back to school and complete their studies.’’

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