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Success! Friday from Uganda raised $145 to fund surgery to remove a lump from her breast.

Friday
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  • $145 raised, $0 to go
$145
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Friday's treatment was fully funded on February 2, 2021.

Photo of Friday post-operation

February 19, 2021

Friday underwent surgery to remove a worrisome lump.

Friday had a mass excision surgery due to fibroadenoma in her breast. The surgery was successful and she shared that she already feels a big improvement. Friday believes and is hopeful that she will be able to comfortably resume farming once she fully heals.

Friday said, “I had a successful surgery; I thank Watsi for taking care of my medical bill, otherwise I wouldn’t have managed. May God bless you.”

Friday had a mass excision surgery due to fibroadenoma in her breast. The surgery was successful and she shared that she already feels a big...

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January 12, 2021

Friday is a 31-year-old small-scale farmer and a single mother of three children, having separated from her husband in 2015. Her firstborn is now 12 years old and in primary school class seven, and her second and last born are 9 and 6 years old respectively. She proudly shared that her children are all in school and that they live together with her parents. She works hard as a farmer to make ends meet and pay for her children’s school fees. In her free time, Friday enjoys making hand crafts like handmade mats.

For the last four months, Friday has been experiencing discomfort in her chest area due to a mass that has been increasing in size. Upon seeking care with our medical partner, she was diagnosed with a mass on her right breast that needs to be removed.

Friday traveled to our medical partner’s care center hoping to receive treatment. On January 13th, surgeons will remove the mass. Now, Friday needs help raising $145 to fund this procedure.

Friday shared, “I will resume farming once I recover. I appreciate any support you can provide.”

Friday is a 31-year-old small-scale farmer and a single mother of three children, having separated from her husband in 2015. Her firstborn i...

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Friday's Timeline

  • January 12, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 13, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Friday received treatment at Rushoroza Hospital. 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.

  • January 14, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Friday's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • February 02, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Friday's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 19, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Friday's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

Treatment
Mass Excision
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $145 for Friday's treatment
Hospital Fees
$73
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$19
Supplies
$26
Labs
$20
Other
$7

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Jelly is a 50-year-old woman living in Thailand. She lives with her youngest son, cousin, younger brother, sister-in-law as well as her niece and nephew in Mae La Refugee Camp. In the camp, Jelly and her household receive 1,200 baht (approx. 40 USD) every month on a cash card, to purchase rations. Jelly looks after the household chores, while her cousin and her sister-in-law are teachers at a school, each earning 1,000 baht (approx. 34 USD) per month. Her brother is a famous cook in the camp who earns a few hundred baht cooking for public events. Jelly's niece and her son are students, and her other son studies at a migrant school in nearby Mae Sot. She cannot support him financially and he receives a scholarship to study for free. Jelly loves going to church every Sunday with her family, and also loves to play with her niece and nephew. Three months ago, Jelly was brought to Mae Sot Hospital when she developed blurry vision. At the hospital, an ophthalmologist checked both of her eyes. After the examination, the doctor diagnosed her left eye with a cataract, a condition where the lens in the eye gradually becomes clouded. Currently, Jelly can only ascertain if it is dark or bright outside with her left eye. She is unable to see distant things clearly with her right eye. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to fund lens replacement eye surgery for Jelly. On February 2nd, doctors will perform a lens replacement, during which they will remove Jelly's natural lens and replace it with an intraocular lens implant. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, Jelly needs help to fund this $1,500 procedure. Jelly shared, "My blurred vision causes me stress and it is difficult for me to do anything. When I cook, the smoke makes my eyes dry so I cannot see anything and now I am in too much discomfort to cook for my family because of my blurred vision.”

93% funded

93%funded
$1,401raised
$99to go

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