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Bashaija is a teacher from Uganda who needs $219 to fund testicular surgery.

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April 24, 2020

Bashaija is a teacher from Uganda. For the past 3 years, he has been complaining of scrotal pain, especially when he is walking. He has been managing the condition with medications from different dispensaries and chemists. However, the swell has been persistent and painful. When he was reviewed during Nyakibale Hospital’s surgical camp, he had an inguinal scrotal swell diagnosis and doctors recommend herniorrhaphy treatment.

If not treated, he risks further complications such as strangulation. Bashaija is a father of 9 children. He is a teacher currently working in a private institution. Bashaija’s wife is a peasant farmer, and from their farm produce and his salary, they are able to sustain their cost of living and their last born child’s education. His other children are out with their families but do not have any formal income to rely on. Fortunately, on April 25th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

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

Bashaija says, “I hope that since your program is going to give me an upper hand, my condition will be treated and I will get peace of mind and be able to do my job of teaching.”

Bashaija is a teacher from Uganda. For the past 3 years, he has been complaining of scrotal pain, especially when he is walking. He has been...

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Bashaija's Timeline

  • April 24, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Bashaija was submitted by Robert Kariuki, Process Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare, our medical partner in Uganda.

  • April 25, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Bashaija 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.

  • April 26, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Bashaija's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 24, 2020
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Bashaija's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Bashaija is currently raising funds for his treatment.

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

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