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Success! Tumusiime from Uganda raised $220 to fund a cyst removal.

Tumusiime
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  • $220 raised, $0 to go
$220
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Tumusiime's treatment was fully funded on May 28, 2020.

Photo of Tumusiime post-operation

January 13, 2020

Tumusiime underwent a cyst removal and hysterectomy.

Tumusiime underwent a successful treatment of a total abdominal hysterectomy and cystectomy due to a right tubo-ovarian mass and uterine myomas in menopause. She has been relieved of the pain and discomfort. She hopes for a good quality of life.

Tumusiime says, “I am glad for this help I have received. May God reward you abundantly. I hope to continue with cultivation.”

Tumusiime underwent a successful treatment of a total abdominal hysterectomy and cystectomy due to a right tubo-ovarian mass and uterine myo...

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December 13, 2019

Tumusiime is a 52-year-old single mother to four children. All her children are now married and practice small scale farming since they were not able to receive enough education.

Tumusiime presented with lower abdominal pain feeling a mass in her abdomen for two years. This has reduced her work performance and caused discomfort as she gets heavy bleeding also. If not treated, she may have persistent pain, develop complications like anaemia and stands a possibility of becoming cancerous.

Tumusiime had never been to any hospital for medical treatment because she had no money but was feeling the pain. After hearing of Watsi partner’s SAFE program at Nyakibale hospital, she was seen by the gynaecologist who diagnosed her with tube ovarian mass and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia recommending total abdominal hysterectomy and cystectomy to improve her quality of health. She can’t afford the costs of her surgery and needs support.

Tumusiime says, “I hope for a good outcome from my surgery and continue with cultivation.”

Tumusiime is a 52-year-old single mother to four children. All her children are now married and practice small scale farming since they were...

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Tumusiime's Timeline

  • December 13, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Tumusiime 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

    Tumusiime's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 19, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Tumusiime 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

    Tumusiime's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • May 28, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Tumusiime's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 12 donors

Funded by 12 donors

Treatment
Cystectomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $220 for Tumusiime's treatment
Hospital Fees
$84
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$41
Supplies
$69
Labs
$5
Other
$6

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