Tusingire is a farmer from Uganda. She is a married mother to six children, three daughters and three sons who are all married and also small-scale farmers. She studied up to primary three and never proceed due to lack of school fees. Tusingire currently earns a living from her banana and coffee plantation which she operates with her husband, they at times cultivate small gardens of beans and maize for home consumption and sell off the surplus to generate an income.
Tusingire has experienced a uncomfortable symptoms in a sensitive area. She has been diagnosed with cystocele and poorly healed third-degree perennial tear, her doctors recommend a uterine prolapse repair surgery.
Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner can help. On September 3rd, Tusingire will undergo surgery. She will no longer be in discomfort and will have a better quality of life. Now, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $220 to fund this treatment.
Tusingire says, “ I hope to get a new life and continue with farming after treatment.”