Success! Catherine from Uganda raised $252 to fund her cesarean section, ensuring the health of her and her baby.

Catherine
$252
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$0
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Fully funded
Catherine's treatment was fully funded on January 23, 2024.
  • Catherine's story
  • Catherine's update
July 10, 2023

Photo of Catherine post-operation

October 6, 2023

Catherine underwent her cesarean section, ensuring the health of her and her baby.

Catherine had a successful cesarean section, delivering a beautiful baby girl! Both mom and baby are doing well. Catherine and her famil...

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Catherine's Timeline

  • July 10, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 11, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Catherine's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 20, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Catherine 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.

  • October 6, 2023
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Catherine's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • January 23, 2024
    FULLY FUNDED

    Catherine's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 3 donors

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