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Success! Abdul from Uganda raised $230 to fund hernia repair.

Abdul
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Abdul's treatment was fully funded on February 28, 2021.

Photo of Abdul post-operation

March 1, 2021

Abdul underwent hernia repair.

Abdul successfully underwent hernia repair surgery. After surgery, he shared that he already feels much better and couldn’t believe he was finally free from all of his previous symptoms.

Abdul says, “I will really live to praise this program for the love and care I received under their support. I couldn’t have afforded its costs had it not been their support and may the Lord bless you abundantly.”

Abdul successfully underwent hernia repair surgery. After surgery, he shared that he already feels much better and couldn't believe he was f...

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December 7, 2020

Abdul is a farmer from Uganda. He is married but they do not have children. Earlier in life, he joined his brother’s butchery selling meat, but later decided to try out farming and it’s from farming that he has managed to sustain himself and his wife. Together they live in a single-roomed rental house.

Since three years, Abdul has had an inguinal hernia. This hernia causes him weakness and pain and prevents him from working to his fully potential. Fortunately, on December 8th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $230 to fund Abdul’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently and be able to work more easily again.

Abdul says, “I hope to get a better life after surgery and resume with farming after I am feeling better and recovered.”

Abdul is a farmer from Uganda. He is married but they do not have children. Earlier in life, he joined his brother’s butchery selling meat, ...

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Abdul's Timeline

  • December 7, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • December 08, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Abdul 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.

  • December 09, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Abdul's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 28, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Abdul's treatment was fully funded.

  • March 01, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Abdul's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Abdul's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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Naw Ree

Naw Ree is a 49-year-old woman from Thailand. Naw Ree has lived by herself in a refugee camp in northern Thailand since 2009. As a camp resident, Naw Ree receives 243 baht (approx. $8 USD) each month from an organization that supports refugee camp residents. She also works as a maternal and child health worker, receiving 900 baht (approx. $30 USD) per month. Naw Ree raises chickens and grows vegetables. Despite receiving free health care services in the camp, Naw Ree is struggling to make ends meet. On December 16th, 2020, Naw Ree went to see a woman who had recently given birth, to remind her about vaccinating her baby on time. After sitting and talking to the woman in her home, Naw Ree stood up to leave but felt light headed and fell. She put out her left hand to stop her fall, and hurt her left arm. She went to the hospital in the camp, run by Malteser International [MI] Thailand, and received pain medication and her arm was put into a sling. The next day, she was referred to Mae Seriang General Hospital for further treatment. At the hospital she received x-rays and the doctor told her that she had fractured one of the bones in her left forearm. She was then referred to Chiang Mai Hospital for further treatment, but her transfer was delayed for over two weeks due to an outbreak in COVID-19 cases in northern Thailand. Since Naw Ree lives by herself, she has to cook, wash her clothes, and feed her chickens without anyone's help, a difficult feat with her broken arm. Currently, she is in pain but has no fever. She can only fall asleep if she takes pain medication. With the help of our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, Naw Ree will undergo surgery to reset her fractured bones and ensure proper healing. The procedure is scheduled for January 6th and will cost $1,500. After surgery, Naw Ree will no longer be in pain. She will be able to go back to work as a health worker and she will be able to complete her household chores without pain or discomfort. Naw Ree shared, "My greatest wish is that I recover and that I may be able to use my left arm again."

76% funded

76%funded
$1,152raised
$348to go

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