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Success! Nasasira from Uganda raised $219 to fund hernia repair surgery.

Nasasira
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  • $219 raised, $0 to go
$219
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Nasasira's treatment was fully funded on January 8, 2018.

Photo of Nasasira post-operation

December 11, 2017

Nasasira underwent hernia repair surgery.

Nasasira received a successful herniorrhaphy treatment on the umbilical region. This will provide her with good quality of life and prevent further pain and complications.

Nasasira’s grandmother says, “I am so glad for this offer of saving my granddaughter. She will have peace of mind and continue with her studies and I too shall continue with cultivation to support my family.”

Nasasira received a successful herniorrhaphy treatment on the umbilical region. This will provide her with good quality of life and prevent ...

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November 8, 2017

Nasasira is a primary level student from Uganda. She likes studying and singing. Nasasira is in the care of her grandmother, who is a farmer.

For one month, Nasasira has had an umbilical hernia. This causes her pain and discomfort and affects her school attendance and performance. Fortunately, on November 9, she will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Nasasira’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow her to live more comfortably.

Nasasira’s grandmother says, “I will hve peace of mind and continue with farming to care for my family and to support my granddaughter’s education after her surgery.”

Nasasira is a primary level student from Uganda. She likes studying and singing. Nasasira is in the care of her grandmother, who is a farmer...

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Nasasira's Timeline

  • November 8, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • November 8, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nasasira's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 9, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nasasira received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale in Uganda. 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.

  • December 11, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Nasasira's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • January 8, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Nasasira's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $219 for Nasasira's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6

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Margaret

Margaret is a 41-year-old who works jobs she can find in her neighborhood. She hails from Baringo County in Kenya and is married with 8 children aged between 26 and three years old. Together with her husband, they work on their farm and other people's farms to earn a living. They also get their school fees for their kids from this work. Their family lives in a grass-thatched house. Fifteen years ago, Margaret began to experience troubling symptoms, including a neck swelling that has continuously grown over the years. Before she was seen by our medical partner's doctors, Margaret had tried to seek medication from different hospitals but she could not receive treatment because of financial strain. She opted for herbal treatments, which did not improve her condition either. Her thyroid condition has affected her general well-being and she cannot carry out her day-to-day duties normally since she gets tired easily. This has affected her daily income and support for her family. Margaret attended one of the free medical camps held at Kapsowar Hospital and after examination by the doctors, an ultrasound was done. She was diagnosed with a non-toxic multinodular goiter. The doctor recommended surgery, but Margaret is unable to raise the required funds. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Margaret receive treatment. She is scheduled to undergo a thyroidectomy on January 13th at our medical partner's care center. Surgeons will remove all or part of her thyroid gland. This procedure will cost $936, and she and her family need help raising money. Margaret says: "I really look forward to getting well and going back to normal so that I can work like before and support my husband in providing for our family.”

49% funded

49%funded
$464raised
$472to go

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