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Jacinta from Kenya raised $790 to treat her uterine fibroids.

Jacinta
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Jacinta's treatment was fully funded on April 2, 2015.

Photo of Jacinta post-operation

April 23, 2015

Jacinta received treatment for her uterine fibroids.

“Jacinta successfully underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy and is recovering well,” shares our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). “Jacinta is free from two years of suffering from uterine fibroids. She is now free from the heavy bleeding, pain, body weakness and risk of anaemia. Jacinta will now be able to take care of her children and work at her dream of starting a green grocery to supplement her husband’s income.”

Jacinta shares: “If it was not for the help that Watsi has given me, I don’t know what I would have done! Now I am well and at least I can socialize with friends and neighbors. I can also reach my dream of starting a green grocery to support my family.”

"Jacinta successfully underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy and is recovering well," shares our medical partner, African Mission Healthca...

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March 9, 2015

“I am hoping that Watsi will help me so that I can be well again,” Jacinta tells us. “This way, I could meet my dream of starting a green grocery to supplement my husband’s income.”

Jacinta is a 50-year-old mother of four from Kenya. Her husband is a public vehicle driver, but does not have a stable income. For years, Jacinta has dreamed of opening a grocery store to supplement her husband’s income and support her family.

But for the past two years, Jacinta has been unable to pursue this dream. She was diagnosed with uterine fibroids – benign tumors in the lining of her uterus.

“Jacinta has been experiencing lower abdominal pain, heavy bleeding and body weakness,” says our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF). “If not treated, Jacinta will continue to bleed and the body weakness will get worse. She is also likely to suffer from anaemia due to the heavy bleeding.”

“I have struggled a lot with this condition and it is by God’s grace that I have been directed to come to Nazareth [our partner hospital],” Jacinta shares.

For $790, we can fund Jacinta’s total abdominal hysterectomy. This procedure will remove her uterus and cervix, and relieve her pain and bleeding.

“We expect after treatment, Jacinta will recover fully,” AMHF adds. “She will be well again to take care of her family and achieve her dream of starting a business.”

"I am hoping that Watsi will help me so that I can be well again," Jacinta tells us. "This way, I could meet my dream of starting a green gr...

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Jacinta's Timeline

  • March 9, 2015
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Jacinta was submitted by Beatrice Njoroge at African Mission Healthcare.

  • March 13, 2015
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Jacinta received treatment. 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.

  • April 1, 2015
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Jacinta's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 2, 2015
    FULLY FUNDED

    Jacinta's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 23, 2015
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Jacinta. Read the update.

Funded by 20 donors

Funded by 20 donors

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