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Success! Naomi from Kenya raised $788 to fund a surgery to remove her gallstones.

Naomi
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  • $788 raised, $0 to go
$788
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Naomi's treatment was fully funded on January 5, 2021.

Photo of Naomi post-operation

August 7, 2020

Naomi underwent surgery to remove her gallstones.

Naomi underwent a successful surgery and is recovering well. Once she fully recovers Naomi will be able to start looking for casual jobs again and be able to continue supporting her three children.

“I have no words to say thank you. I was just at home desperate and not knowing what to do. I thank Watsi for coming to my aid. At least soon I will be able to support my family,” said Naomi

Naomi underwent a successful surgery and is recovering well. Once she fully recovers Naomi will be able to start looking for casual jobs aga...

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July 7, 2020

Naomi is a single mother of three, all of which are still in school. Naomi earns a living through casual jobs, like washing clothes for her neighbors.

In 2018, she started experiencing pain on the right side of her abdomen. She was diagnosed with gallstones and her surgeon has shared that she needs a laparotomy. Unfortunately, she could not afford the surgery until a neighbor, who is one of our supportive staff, told her about the Watsi program. If not treated Naomi will continue to experience pain and may develop an infection or inflammation. Fortunately our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, can help. Now, they are asking for your help to fund this $788 surgery.

“When I did not have this condition I was able to provide for my children, but now I have difficulties so I plead for help. I hope to get well so that I can take care of my family,” shared Naomi.

Naomi is a single mother of three, all of which are still in school. Naomi earns a living through casual jobs, like washing clothes for her ...

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Naomi's Timeline

  • July 7, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Naomi was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • July 7, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Naomi's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 9, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Naomi received treatment at Nazareth Hospital in Kenya. 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.

  • August 7, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Naomi's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • January 5, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Naomi's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Nazareth - Laparotomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $788 for Naomi's treatment
Hospital Fees
$493
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$39
Supplies
$107
Labs
$85
Radiology
$26
Other
$38

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Tusingwire

Tusingwire is a 53-year-old woman and a mother of three children. Two of her children have gotten married after completing school, while her youngest child is still in school. Together with her husband, Tusingwire cultivates a small piece of land to make ends meet. A vast part of their land has so far been sold to pay fees for their children. They have to work very hard in order to meet family demands, and struggle to also pay medical fees. For a year now, Tusingwire has been experiencing lower abdominal and back pains and other challenging symptoms. She has been diagnosed with multiple uterine fibroids. The condition gives her restless nights and makes her feel fatigued easily. The bleeding also worries her as it might cause anaemia. Tusingwire has tried managing her condition with medication, to no avail. At one of the facilities, she had surgery recommended and was contemplating selling her only piece of land to raise the amount required for surgery. However, she was fortunately referred to our medical partner's care center Nyakibale Hospital, where she met our Watsi partner team. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Tusingwire's surgery. On June 9th, she will undergo gynecological surgery at our medical partner's care center. Once recovered, Tusingwire will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain. Tusingwire shared, “I humbly beg that you help me undergo the surgery since I can’t afford the cost. I hope to recover well afterwards and continue with farming so as to educate my little daughter at least up to senior four.”

57% funded

57%funded
$126raised
$93to go

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