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James is a 34-year-old laborer from Uganda who needs $230 to fund hernia repair surgery.

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May 4, 2022

James, a hardworking father of three children, works on casual labor jobs as a builder and often complements that with farming to earn a living for his family. His wife is a farmer. James desires to have his children go to school to the highest levels, which he missed out on while growing up.

For about a year now, James has had a left inguinal hernia. The hernia causes him pain that he describes as needles and pins and this prevents him from working well. He visited Nyakibale Hospital and doctors have recommended surgery. He is not able to raise the funds needed and appeals for help. Fortunately, on May 4th, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare, is requesting $230 to fund James’s surgery. Once completed, this procedure will hopefully allow him to work more comfortably and confidently.

James says: “I am the breadwinner to my family but with poor health, I am unable to work well. I hope to regain my health and continue providing for them.”

James, a hardworking father of three children, works on casual labor jobs as a builder and often complements that with farming to earn a liv...

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James's Timeline

  • May 4, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    James was submitted by Edward Mugane, Impact Assessment Coordinator at African Mission Healthcare.

  • May 5, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    James 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.

  • May 5, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    James's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    James is currently raising funds for his treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting James's treatment update from African Mission Healthcare.

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

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