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Success! Twongyeirwe from Uganda raised $145 to fund a mass excision surgery.

Twongyeirwe
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  • $145 raised, $0 to go
$145
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Twongyeirwe's treatment was fully funded on August 6, 2020.

Photo of Twongyeirwe post-operation

August 7, 2020

Twongyeirwe underwent a mass excision surgery.

Twongyeirwe had a successful surgery that helped remove a left sub-mandibular mass. Through this surgery, she will be able to resume teaching and feel comfortable while standing in front of her pupils. She was discharged with minimal complaints and will live a better life.

Twongyeirwe says, “I thank Watsi and Rushoroza hospital for making my surgery a success. May God reward you. I will resume teaching as soon as schools open in the country, once the COVID-19 situation improves.”

Twongyeirwe had a successful surgery that helped remove a left sub-mandibular mass. Through this surgery, she will be able to resume teachin...

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July 15, 2020

Twongyeirwe is a primary teacher from Uganda. She is a mother of four and lives with her husband, who is also a primary school teacher. Her first (22yo) and secondborn (21yo) have recently completed diplomas in civil and electrical engineering, respectively. Her third born is twelve years old and in secondary school, while the last is nine years old and in fifth grade. They worry about funding their children’s education because of the COVID-19 related financial crisis.

For the last four years, Twongyeirwe has experienced discomfort and disfigurement on her jaw. She been diagnosed with a sub-mandibular mass that needs to be excised.

Twongyeirwe traveled to our medical partner’s care center to receive treatment. On July 16th, surgeons will remove the mass. Now, Twongyeirwe needs help to raise $145 to fund this procedure.

Twongyeirwe shared, “With the surgery, I believe I will be able to work comfortably. I will not be worried about the possible expansion of the swelling and I will do my duties normally. I will resume teaching as soon as the government lifts the ban on primary schools operations.”

Twongyeirwe is a primary teacher from Uganda. She is a mother of four and lives with her husband, who is also a primary school teacher. Her ...

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Twongyeirwe's Timeline

  • July 15, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • July 16, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Twongyeirwe 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.

  • July 16, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Twongyeirwe's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • August 06, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Twongyeirwe's treatment was fully funded.

  • August 07, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Twongyeirwe's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 1 donor

Funded by 1 donor

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

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