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Success! Twamubona from Uganda raised $152 to fund a mass removal.

Twamubona
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  • $152 raised, $0 to go
$152
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Twamubona's treatment was fully funded on October 20, 2020.

Photo of Twamubona post-operation

July 10, 2020

Twamubona underwent a mass removal.

Twamubona had a successful surgery that helped remove an occiput lipoma from her head that made her feel uncomfortable, especially in public and communal gatherings. She used to cover her head most of the time. Through this surgery, she will now be able to socialize with others with increased confidence. She was discharged with minimal complaints and will have a better quality of life.

Twamubona shared, “May God reward Watsi for generous financial support. I also got to know many other people while I was being treated and made new friends at Rushoroza Hospital, I felt at home. I will continue with small-scale farming to be able to sustain my family.”

Twamubona had a successful surgery that helped remove an occiput lipoma from her head that made her feel uncomfortable, especially in public...

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June 8, 2020

Twamubona is a 50-year-old mother of four, and her husband passed away in February 2019. Her children have not been able to continue with schooling so as they are now older, they still earn limited income.

Twamubona developed a small, painless, movable (under the skin) swelling 10 years ago that has progressively increased in size over time. She worries to cover her head 24/7, especially when she is in public places or public and communal gatherings. She shared that she feels uncomfortable and inferior most of the time and has come to Rushoroza Hospital to seek medical advice.

Twamubona is a small-scale farmer who produces enough vegetables for home consumption. She said, “The swelling greatly affects my social life. After the treatment, I will be able to comfortably interact with others in our village and therefore I will be able to learn new ideas that may help me to develop personally; including physically, mentally, and financially.”

Twamubona is a 50-year-old mother of four, and her husband passed away in February 2019. Her children have not been able to continue with sc...

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Twamubona's Timeline

  • June 8, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Twamubona was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Uganda.

  • June 10, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Twamubona's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 11, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Twamubona received treatment at Rushoroza Hospital. 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.

  • July 10, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Twamubona's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • October 20, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Twamubona's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

Treatment
Mass Excision
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $152 for Twamubona's treatment
Hospital Fees
$87
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$19
Supplies
$26
Labs
$20

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