Myint is a 33-year-old woman from Burma who recently moved to Mae Sot, Thailand with her husband and 10-month-old son for her husband to find work. Myint’s husband works in construction, and she currently stays home to look after their baby. Her seven-year-old son lives with her mother back in their village in Burma.
A few weeks ago, noticing that it was starting to rain, Myint rushed outside to bring in laundry. As she was hurrying out, she slipped and fell in front of her house, breaking her forearm.
On August 1, surgeons will perform an open reduction internal fixation procedure to realign and stabilize Myint’s broken bone, allowing her arm to heal properly. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, requests $1,500 to fund Myint’s treatment.
Myint hopes for successful treatment so that she can look after her baby and, when he is old enough, get back to work. She hopes to soon be able to earn enough money to send back home to her mother and son in Burma.