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Turinawe is a primary school teacher from Uganda who needs $253 to fund the cost of a curative laparotomy treatment.

Turinawe
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  • $47 raised, $206 to go
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June 22, 2020

Turinawe is a 49-year-old mother of four who are all still in school. Two are at the university, and the rest are in secondary levels of education. She and her husband are primary school teachers at a private school. They also enjoy growing crops to eat at home.

Turinawe has been experiencing epigastric pain and feels as if her abdomen is always full. This has negatively impacted her quality of life. She has lost weight because she does not have an appetite. If not treated, her symptoms will persist, worsen, and she may even develop life-threatening complications such as stomach cancer. She traveled to our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, where she was diagnosed with cholecystitis, an inflammation of the gallbladder. Now, she needs $253 to fund the cost of the curative laparotomy treatment which will relieve her of this condition.

Turinawe shared, “I think my health will be restored because I have faith in God and I am looking forward to being able to continue teaching after the COVID-19 lockdown, thanks to Watsi.”

Turinawe is a 49-year-old mother of four who are all still in school. Two are at the university, and the rest are in secondary levels of edu...

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Turinawe's Timeline

  • June 22, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • June 22, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Turinawe's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 23, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Turinawe 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.

  • August 03, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Turinawe's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Turinawe is currently raising funds for her treatment.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

Treatment
Curative Laparotomy
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $253 for Turinawe's treatment
Hospital Fees
$165
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$44
Supplies
$40
Labs
$4

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