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Success! Arinanye from Uganda raised $230 to fund a hernia repair surgery.

Arinanye
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  • $230 raised, $0 to go
$230
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Arinanye's treatment was fully funded on May 17, 2021.

Photo of Arinanye post-operation

June 1, 2021

Arinanye underwent a life-changing hernia repair surgery.

Arinanye successfully received a herniorrhaphy treatment to correct his congenital inguinal hernia. He’s now doing well and his mother shared that he’s able to play with ease and no longer has pain like before. The surgery prevented the hernia from strangulation and obstruction, which could be fatal to him.

Arinanye’s mother says: “I do send my appreciation to my donors because I would not have managed to raise funds for my son’s surgery. May the Lord continue blessing you to succeed in whatever you do and I hope he will resume with school once schools are reopened.”

Arinanye successfully received a herniorrhaphy treatment to correct his congenital inguinal hernia. He's now doing well and his mother share...

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March 31, 2021

Arinanye is a 5-year-old preschooler from Uganda. He is the only son to his mother, and is currently under the care of his aunt. His mother sells charcoal, while his aunt is a primary school teacher.

Three years ago, Arinanye was diagnosed with a left congenital inguinal scrotal hernia. His aunt shared that he is always in pain whenever he attempts to play with others, and sometimes wakes up at night crying due to the pain he feels.

Fortunately, on April 1st, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $219 to fund Arinanye’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably and confidently, and improve his quality of life.

Arinanye’s aunt told us, “I hope that thanks to your support, Arinanye will be able to undergo his surgery and be healed of this condition, and will resume with school well when his baby classes are reopened.”

Arinanye is a 5-year-old preschooler from Uganda. He is the only son to his mother, and is currently under the care of his aunt. His mother ...

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Arinanye's Timeline

  • March 31, 2021
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • April 3, 2021
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Arinanye's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 6, 2021
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Arinanye received treatment at Karoli Lwanga Hospital, Nyakibale 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.

  • May 17, 2021
    FULLY FUNDED

    Arinanye's treatment was fully funded.

  • June 1, 2021
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Arinanye's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $230 for Arinanye's treatment
Hospital Fees
$93
Medical Staff
$0
Medication
$14
Supplies
$106
Labs
$6
Other
$11

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Joan

Joan is a farmer and a mother from Rukungiri district in southwest Uganda. She is married and is a mother of six, with two sons, both studying in school, and four daughters, all of whom are married and small-scale farmers. She managed to complete seventh grade in primary school but never proceeded due to a lack of money for school fees. Joan and her husband do farming and grow food crops for home consumption, but often sell off the surplus to generate an income for their family. Five years ago, Joan began to experience troubling symptoms, including a lot of pain; she can’t turn her head sideways; she feels congested with difficulty breathing; she gets fatigued easily and has shortness of breath whenever she lies down to sleep. She first went to Kisiizi hospital, where she was diagnosed and was asked to first pay for her surgery, which she couldn’t raise, but when she was oriented about a surgical support program, she decided to come to see if she could be supported. She was diagnosed with a goiter and needs surgery to prevent her symptoms from getting worse. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is helping Joan receive treatment. She is scheduled to undergo a thyroidectomy on March 29th at our medical partner's care center. Surgeons will remove all or part of her thyroid gland. This procedure will cost $252, and she and her family need help raising money. Joan says, "I am really in deep pain, but I hope to get healed once I receive this surgery."

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$40raised
$212to go

Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Joan

Joan is a farmer and a mother from Rukungiri district in southwest Uganda. She is married and is a mother of six, with two sons, both studying in school, and four daughters, all of whom are married and small-scale farmers. She managed to complete seventh grade in primary school but never proceeded due to a lack of money for school fees. Joan and her husband do farming and grow food crops for home consumption, but often sell off the surplus to generate an income for their family. Five years ago, Joan began to experience troubling symptoms, including a lot of pain; she can’t turn her head sideways; she feels congested with difficulty breathing; she gets fatigued easily and has shortness of breath whenever she lies down to sleep. She first went to Kisiizi hospital, where she was diagnosed and was asked to first pay for her surgery, which she couldn’t raise, but when she was oriented about a surgical support program, she decided to come to see if she could be supported. She was diagnosed with a goiter and needs surgery to prevent her symptoms from getting worse. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is helping Joan receive treatment. She is scheduled to undergo a thyroidectomy on March 29th at our medical partner's care center. Surgeons will remove all or part of her thyroid gland. This procedure will cost $252, and she and her family need help raising money. Joan says, "I am really in deep pain, but I hope to get healed once I receive this surgery."

15% funded

15%funded
$40raised
$212to go