Mugosi is a baby from Tanzania. Mugosi is a thirteenth born child in a family of fifteen children. His is the seventh and last to his mother and his father is a polygamous man with four wives. Mugosi’s parents are subsistence farmers and his father is the head of the village council.
Since he was 9 months old, Mugosi has had an inguinal hernia. This hernia causes him discomfort and he often cries Fortunately, on February 19th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.
Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $539 to fund Mugosi’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.
Mugosi’s father shared, “I am worried that this problem may bring more complications to him in the future, please help him get this treatment.”