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Deziranta is a 60-year-old wife and mother of eight children from Uganda who needs $243 to fund a hysterectomy so she can live comfortably.

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September 5, 2022

Deziranta is a 60-year-old loving wife and mother. She and her husband work as farmers for a living, growing crops for home consumption and selling the surplus for income. The couple has four sons and four daughters. One of their sons works as a policeman and two of their daughters also work, while the other children are still in school. In her free time, Deziranta enjoys weaving mats, which she sells for additional income.

For about five years, Deziranta has been experiencing uncomfortable symptoms, including a mass in a sensitive area, bleeding, and lower abdominal pain. Unfortunately, she has been misdiagnosed in the past and treated with no improvement in her symptoms. However, on her most recent visit to our medical partner’s care center, she was examined and diagnosed with cystocele and partial uterine prolapse. Surgery was recommended to treat her condition.

Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is helping Deziranta receive treatment. On September 8th, she will undergo a hysterectomy at AMH’s care center. Now, she needs help raising $243 to fund her procedure and care.

Deziranta shared, “I hope I will get better after the operation. I hope to continue with farming once I recover and provide for my family.”

Deziranta is a 60-year-old loving wife and mother. She and her husband work as farmers for a living, growing crops for home consumption and ...

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Deziranta's Timeline

  • September 5, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Deziranta was submitted by SAFE Program Admin, SAFE Program Admin at African Mission Healthcare.

  • September 7, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Deziranta's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 8, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Deziranta was scheduled to receive 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.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Deziranta is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Deziranta's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

Funded by 3 donors

Funded by 3 donors

Treatment
Transvaginal Hysterectomy (TVH)
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $243 for Deziranta's treatment
Hospital Fees
$91
Medical Staff
$15
Medication
$46
Supplies
$69
Labs
$10
Other
$12

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