Mike is a small-scale farmer and a father of seven from Uganda. Mike studied up to secondary school in class two before leaving school to get married. He and his wife practice small-scale farming and produce enough for their family’s consumption. They shared that water is accessible at a cost because the region’s natural water source is very far away. Mike’s oldest kid is 26 years old, and his youngest is 14 and in primary school class five.
Mike visited our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), due to a swelling on his back. The mass appeared about three years ago and has been increasing in size progressively. He has not visited a hospital in the past due to financial reasons, but the swelling has become painful, and he can no longer practice farming comfortably. Mike is concerned about what may happen in the future if he does not undergo treatment soon.
Luckily, Mike could travel to AMH’s care center to receive treatment. On May 3rd, surgeons will remove the mass. Now, Mike needs help to raise $145 to fund this procedure.
He shared: “I pray that I may get rid of the lipoma at my back through surgery to live a comfortable life again. I will continue with farming after complete recovery.”