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Success! Heh Khu from Burma raised $693 to fund a CT scan.

Heh Khu
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  • $693 raised, $0 to go
$693
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Heh Khu's treatment was fully funded on April 19, 2019.

Photo of Heh Khu post-operation

April 1, 2019

Heh Khu underwent a CT scan.

Unfortunately, the scan identified a tumor. Heh Khu has returned home.

His mother says, “I will try to make him happy and take care of him as best as I can.”

Unfortunately, the scan identified a tumor. Heh Khu has returned home. His mother says, "I will try to make him happy and take care of h...

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March 5, 2019

Heh Khu is a seven-year-old from Burma. He lives with his parents and five other siblings in Ei Thu Hta village, Hpa-pun Township, Karen State. His parents are farmers. He loves to draw in his free time.

When he was one year old, he complained that his right eye was itchy and painful. He then lost vision in his right eye. Doctors want Heh Khu to undergo a CT scan, a procedure in which x-ray images taken from several angles are combined to produce cross-sectional images of the body. This scan will hopefully help doctors diagnose his condition and formulate an appropriate treatment plan.

Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $469 to cover the cost of Heh Khu’s CT scan and care, scheduled for March 5.

His mother says, “I am sad to see my son in pain and that he cannot see things.”

Heh Khu is a seven-year-old from Burma. He lives with his parents and five other siblings in Ei Thu Hta village, Hpa-pun Township, Karen Sta...

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Heh Khu's Timeline

  • March 5, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Heh Khu was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • March 5, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Heh Khu received treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital in Thailand. 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.

  • March 5, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Heh Khu's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 1, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Heh Khu's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • April 19, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Heh Khu's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 18 donors

Funded by 18 donors

Treatment
CT Scan with Admission
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $693 for Heh Khu's treatment
Hospital Fees
$246
Medical Staff
$28
Medication
$0
Supplies
$346
Travel
$56
Other
$17

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Janeth

Janeth is a two-year-old girl and the youngest in a family of two children. Her father is a small-scale farmer, while her mother has a few cattle whose milk she sells to buy food and other commodities. They also harvest and sell some of their crops to earn money. They are living in a harsh environment, but they try to manage on a day-to-day basis. Janeth was involved in an accident last year where she sustained severe burns. Her mother had made porridge for breakfast. She took the pot off the fire and placed it at a corner to cool down so that she could feed Janeth. As she went out to clean the plates Janeth took a cup and tried to take porridge by herself from the pot. She dipped her hand in the pot of hot porridge and while pulling her hand out, some of the porridge spilled on her left foot. Her mother ran inside when she heard Janeth crying, but she had already been badly burned. Her mother gave her first aid and rushed her to the nearest clinic where she got treatment that helped with the open wounds. The wounds have healed, but left her with scars that make her left-hand fingers hard to use, and the toe on her left food was disfigured. A relative who saw Janeth advised her mother to seek treatment at our medical partner's care center ALMC (The Plaster House). Janeth was diagnosed with burn scar contracture on her left hand and left foot. Her hand needs a release surgery with skin grafting because her fingers are webbed, and the fifth toe of her left foot needs to be amputated because it causes pain when she tries to wear shoes. Her mother cannot afford the $1,088 cost of treatment and is asking for help. Janeth’s mother says, "I had to convince my husband to let me come and seek treatment for our daughter. I am not at peace every time I think of her.”

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