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Paw is a 21-year-old who lives with her parents, a brother, three sisters, a daughter and a niece in a refugee camp. Her father used to be an agricultural day laborer, but had to stop working due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Her sisters go to school and her brother is unemployed. Paw looks after her daughter and niece, who are too young to go to school, while her mother looks after the household chores. In her free time, Paw likes to play with her daughter and visit her friends. On March 9th, Paw left the camp alone to collect firewood. While climbing a hill, she slipped, falling onto her right shin. She was in so much pain that she could not stand up. She got herself to a nearby road where a motorcyclist drove her back to the camp. At home, Paw was treated by a traditional healer, and a couple of days later, a second traditional healer told her family that Paw had fractured her leg. Paw's father made a bamboo brace for her leg, and carried her to the hospital in the camp run by International Rescue Committee (IRC). Knowing that she would need surgery, IRC staff referred her to Burma Children Medical Fund to receive treatment at a local hospital. Currently, Paw experiences a lot of pain when moving her right leg. She cannot stand up by herself and she cannot sleep at night when the pain is severe. Since she injured her leg, she feels more tired and she has lost her appetite. With the help of our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, Paw will undergo surgery to reset her fractured bones and ensure proper healing. The procedure will help her walk and live pain-free. The procedure is scheduled for March 12th and will cost $1,500. Paw shared, "once recovered, I will take care of my parents. I will work and save money for my daughter, so that I can make sure that she has food and clothes."

89%funded
$1,338raised
$162to go
How it works
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Patient seeks care

Nairorie's mother brings her to one of our medical partners. Nairorie's family cannot afford to pay for the care she needs.

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Patient learns about Watsi

Nairorie and her mother learn about Watsi from a member of our medical partner's staff, who asks if they would like to share their story with the world.

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Medical partner submits patient to Watsi

Nairorie’s profile is submitted to us. After we review and approve the case, the medical partner may begin providing care before Nairorie's profile is posted or funded.

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Donors fund patient care

We post the profile for donors to begin funding Nairorie's care. 100% of donations fund care.

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Donors receive patient updates

Our medical partner submits a post-treatment update on Nairorie, and we send it to her donors. We transfer the funds raised to our medical partner to support the cost of her care.

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