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Success! Twinemukama from Uganda raised $209 to fund uterine prolapse repair.

Twinemukama
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  • $209 raised, $0 to go
$209
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Twinemukama's treatment was fully funded on April 15, 2020.

Photo of Twinemukama post-operation

January 13, 2020

Twinemukama underwent uterine prolapse repair.

Twinemukama underwent successful treatment due to a poorly healed fourth-degree tear. She is feeling well with little pain, has good health, and says she will now have a better quality of life and relationship, helping to restore her marriage.

Twinemukama says, “Thank you donors for supporting my surgery because I never had any money for this treatment. I hope to continue with cultivation to get survival.”

Twinemukama underwent successful treatment due to a poorly healed fourth-degree tear. She is feeling well with little pain, has good health,...

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December 16, 2019

Twinemukama is a 46 year old mother to five children. Two children completed high school but never went on for further studies due to lack of school fees. The others are still students. Her husband and her are both small-scale farmers.

Twinemukama presented with epigastric pain for one year but gives a history of having an unsutured perineal tear from 8 years ago. What disturbs her mind most is the tear which has made her life complicated and brings discomfort.

Twinemukama had never tried seeking medical attention to her condition due to financial problems. Having come to Nyakibale hospital for treatment, she was diagnosed with poorly healed perineal tear and was recommended for colporrhaphy treatment. She said she had no money and was oriented to Watsi’s medical partner’s SAFE program for support.

Twinemukama says, “I am hoping to have a successful surgery in order for me to have good health again.”

Twinemukama is a 46 year old mother to five children. Two children completed high school but never went on for further studies due to lack o...

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Twinemukama's Timeline

  • December 16, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • December 17, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Twinemukama's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 19, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Twinemukama received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale. 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.

  • January 13, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Twinemukama's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 15, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Twinemukama's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

Treatment
Uterine Prolapse Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $209 for Twinemukama's treatment
Hospital Fees
$64
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$41
Supplies
$99
Labs
$5

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Ma Ni

Ma Ni is a 30-year-old woman from Burma. In her free time, she likes to pray to Buddha. She and her husband work as government officers. Together they earn 414,000 kyat (approx. $414 USD) per month, which is not enough for any safety net after they pay their bills for utilities and other household expenses. One day in July 2019, Ma Ni stood up from her desk at work and had pain in her hip joints. She had to push her hand against her hips to help her walk. She did not think there was anything seriously wrong so she did not seek medical attention. However, two weeks after this incident, when she was going to work, she slipped and fell in front of her house. Right away her hips started to hurt and two weeks later, the pain gradually became severe. Her condition worsened day by day, although she visited several hospitals and had taken medications. Currently, Ma Ni has a lot of pain in her hips. She cannot walk for more than two minutes or the pain becomes unbearable. She does not feel comfortable when she lays down and has problems sleeping from the pain. She also needs help going to the bathroom and taking a shower. Fortunately, Ma Ni learned about Watsi's medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF). At BCMF's care center, surgeons can perform a total hip replacement to relieve Ma Ni of her pain and allow her to walk easily. Treatment is scheduled for December 17th, and Ma Ni needs help raising $1,500 to pay for this procedure. Ma Ni said, "I had to send my son to my mother’s place in Mawlamyine and my husband also had to ask for leave. [When fully recovered] I want to take back my son from my mother and send him to school. I will support him in whatever he wants to become when he grows up.”

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$1,221raised
$279to go

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