Success! EdithMary from Uganda raised $319 to fund a hysterectomy.

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Fully funded
EdithMary's treatment was fully funded on March 24, 2022.
  • EdithMary's story
  • EdithMary's update
March 3, 2022

Photo of EdithMary post-operation

April 6, 2022

EdithMary underwent a life-changing hysterectomy.

EdithMary underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy to heal her uterine leiomyoma. She had a successful surgery and is now relieved to be in ...

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EdithMary's Timeline

  • March 3, 2022

    EdithMary was submitted by Joan Kadagaya, Curative Medical Support Program-Partner Representative at African Mission Healthcare.

  • March 4, 2022

    EdithMary 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.

  • March 11, 2022

    EdithMary's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 24, 2022

    EdithMary's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 6, 2022

    EdithMary's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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Leonard is a 14-year-old boy from Mpanda, Tanzania. Leonard's parents manage a small farm that provides their family with food. They also take on various additional jobs during the day, including helping on other people's farms, washing clothes, and cleaning yards, to support their family. Despite their hard work, Leonard's parents have a hard time supporting their five children and Leonard's grandparents. Leonard was diagnosed with genu varus, a condition where his legs bow outwards. This condition is typically caused by an excessive accumulation of fluoride in the bones, which often stems from contaminated drinking water. Due to his condition, Leonard has difficulty walking and participating in daily activities. However, as a result of financial constraints, Leonard's family has been unable to seek treatment for him. An outreach team directed by our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), visited Leonard's village and spread the news about available treatment for genu varus. As a result, Leonard's parents were motivated to seek treatment for their son at AMH's care center. AMH is requesting $880 to fund corrective surgery for Leonard. Leonard's procedure is scheduled for June 6th. This treatment will reduce the discomfort in his legs, restore his mobility, greatly decrease his risk of future complications, and allow him to resume his daily activities. Leonard says, "I am glad that after a long wait, I get to have treatment that will make my legs better. I can't wait to enjoy playing soccer with my friends and helping my parents at the farm."

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