Success! Annah from Uganda raised $214 to fund a C-section surgery to deliver her baby.

Annah
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Fully funded
Annah's treatment was fully funded on September 30, 2022.
  • Annah's story
  • Annah's update
September 17, 2022

Photo of Annah post-operation

November 29, 2022

Annah underwent a C-section surgery and delivered a healthy baby.

Annah had a C-section and delivered a baby girl weighing 2.5 kgs. Both mom and baby have now headed home together and are in good general he...

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Annah's Timeline

  • September 17, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Annah was submitted by Ruth Kanyeria, SAFE Program Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 17, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Annah received treatment at Rushoroza Hospital 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.

  • September 19, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Annah's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 30, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Annah's treatment was fully funded.

  • November 29, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Annah's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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