Success! Roem from Cambodia raised $1,118 to fund hip replacement surgery.

Roem
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Fully funded
Roem's treatment was fully funded on January 8, 2024.
  • Roem's story
  • Roem's update
December 4, 2023

Photo of Roem post-operation

January 23, 2024

Roem underwent hip replacement surgery.

Roem and her husband traveled four and a half hours from their home to evaluate her hip pain. Doctors explained the hip replacement surgery ...

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Roem's Timeline

  • December 4, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Roem was submitted by Panha Im, IT Officer at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • December 4, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Roem received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre in Cambodia. 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.

  • December 7, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Roem's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 8, 2024
    FULLY FUNDED

    Roem's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 23, 2024
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Roem's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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76-year-old Moyenda hails from a village in Lilongwe District. He has 12 children of whom 3 are in school and the rest are married in their respective homes. Moyenda had to leave primary school when he was young, therefore he could not secure a good job and support his family. He depends on farming where he grows maize for consumption and sweet potatoes for commercial purposes. For one year, Moyenda has been experiencing a painful swelling in a sensitive area. The swelling disappears after a while, and it is accompanied by abdominal pain and vomiting. He has been visiting different health centers where he was given drugs to no avail until he was advised to visit Nkhoma Hospital for further assessment. Moyenda was diagnosed with a left inguinal hernia, and he was scheduled to undergo hernia repair surgery. However, he cannot afford the cost although he wishes to undergo surgery. This condition has had a negative impact on Moyenda’s life as he feels abdominal pain when the swelling appears, and he cannot do his farming activities. If the condition is left untreated, it may lead to strangulation which can be life-threatening. Treatment will relieve him of the pain and he will be able to focus on his farm without any hindrances from the condition. Moyenda is scheduled for hernia repair surgery February 13th. Our medical partner African Mission Healthcare is requesting $500 to fund surgery, medications, and medical care. Moyenda says, “I would love to be free of this condition for good.”

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