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Kyarimpa from Uganda raised $241 to fund surgery that will repair his hernia.

Kyarimpa
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  • $241 raised, $0 to go
$241
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Kyarimpa's treatment was fully funded on August 3, 2020.
August 3, 2020

Kyarimpa has decided to not undergo surgery..

We just received an update from our medical partner about Kyarimpa. They shared that Kyarimpa has chosen to not undergo surgery.

We just received an update from our medical partner about Kyarimpa. They shared that Kyarimpa has chosen to not undergo surgery....

June 15, 2020

Kyarimpa and his wife are small-scale farmers from Uganda. He has three children, all of whom are married and self-employed.

Seven months ago, Kyarimpa developed an inguinal hernia. The hernia causes him discomfort and impacts his ability to farm. Fortunately, on June 16, he will undergo a hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $241 to fund Kyarimpa’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently.

“I‘m hopeful that my surgery will be successful and enable me to attain good health so that I continue with farming,” shared Kyarimpa.

Kyarimpa and his wife are small-scale farmers from Uganda. He has three children, all of whom are married and self-employed. Seven months...

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Kyarimpa's Timeline

  • June 15, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 16, 2020
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Kyarimpa was scheduled to receive 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.

  • June 18, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kyarimpa's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 03, 2020
    FUNDING ENDED

    Kyarimpa is no longer raising funds.

  • August 03, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kyarimpa's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $241 for Kyarimpa's treatment
Hospital Fees
$113
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$108
Labs
$6

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