Kemirembe is a farmer from Uganda. She is married as a second wife, and is a mother to three children and stepmother to four after their mother passed. All her children are still schooling at different levels but they experience a problem with school fees due to the family’s low income. Kemiremebe’s husband works as a builder but at times he may go a while before finding work. She earns a little through practicing small-scale farming to supplement what her husband earns.
Since two years ago, Kemirembe has been experiencing persistent lower abdominal pain. She has been diagnosed with uterine myomas. She needs to undergo a hysterectomy, a procedure in which surgeons will remove her uterus.
Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $208 to fund Kemirembe’s surgery. On February 13th, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Once recovered, Kemirembe will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain.
Kemirembe says, “I hope to get well after my surgery.”