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Success! Balihabuka from Uganda raised $215 to treat scrotal pain and swelling.

Balihabuka
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  • $215 raised, $0 to go
$215
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Fully funded
Balihabuka's treatment was fully funded on January 5, 2016.

Photo of Balihabuka post-operation

January 26, 2016

Balihabuka received surgery to treat scrotal pain and swelling.

Balihabuka’s hydrocele repair went well, and he was discharged from the hospital. “He is recovering well and the swelling is no longer causing him discomfort,” reports our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation. “After recovery he hopes to resume school and concentrate on his studies without feeling the pain and discomfort.”

“Thank you very much for what you have done for me. I wish I could see you and thank you,” Balihabuka says.

Balihabuka's hydrocele repair went well, and he was discharged from the hospital. "He is recovering well and the swelling is no longer causi...

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December 30, 2015

Balihabuka is 16 years old, and lives in Uganda with his family. Balihabuka is a Senior Three student in secondary school.

Balihabuka came to our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), with swelling and pain in his groin. He was diagnosed with acquired hydrocele, which causes pain and difficulty walking.

“When he was still in Primary School and before he fell sick, he was doing well in athletics especially running long races and he used to get many awards,” AMHF says. “He was also very interested in football. Because of the pain he no longer plays; he only watches his friends play. In the future he wants to become a medical doctor.”

For $215, AMHF will treat Balihabuka’s condition with hydrocele repair surgery. “We expect that after the treatment, Balihabuka will no longer be in pain and the swelling will be gone,” his doctor says.

“If I get an opportunity to get treatment, I hope to resume my athletics and work hard to become a doctor as well,” Balihabuka says.

Balihabuka is 16 years old, and lives in Uganda with his family. Balihabuka is a Senior Three student in secondary school. Balihabuka ca...

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Balihabuka's Timeline

  • December 30, 2015
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • January 4, 2016
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Balihabuka's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 5, 2016
    FULLY FUNDED

    Balihabuka's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 6, 2016
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Balihabuka received treatment at Holy Family Virika 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.

  • January 26, 2016
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Balihabuka's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 11 donors

Funded by 11 donors

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