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

Atuheire
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Atuheire's treatment was fully funded on December 2, 2020.
  • Atuheire's story
  • Atuheire's update
September 7, 2020

Photo of Atuheire post-operation

December 5, 2020

Atuheire underwent life-changing hernia repair.

Atuheire had a successful herniorrhaphy treatment. He is feeling better now and is trying to walk comfortably. He is expected to recover wel...

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Atuheire's Timeline

  • September 7, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Atuheire was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, SAFE Senior Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 8, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Atuheire's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 9, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Atuheire received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale in Uganda. 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 2, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Atuheire's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 5, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Atuheire's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 5 donors

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