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Success! Khant Kyaw from Thailand raised $414 to fund a CT scan.

Khant Kyaw
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  • $414 raised, $0 to go
$414
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Khant Kyaw's treatment was fully funded on January 1, 2017.

Photo of Khant Kyaw post-operation

January 26, 2017

Khant Kyaw underwent a CT scan.

Unfortunately, the result shows that Khant Kyaw has malignant cancer that has already spread to his kidney. His doctor has recommended no further treatment.

He says, “We would like to thank all donors for their help.”

We are committed to reporting all outcomes transparently––even the ones we wish were different. Thank you so much for your support of Khant Kyaw and his family.

Unfortunately, the result shows that Khant Kyaw has malignant cancer that has already spread to his kidney. His doctor has recommended no fu...

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November 14, 2016

Khant Kyaw is a 17-year-old Burmese man currently living in Thailand. He lives with his father and younger brother.

Until recently, Khat Kyaw worked as a guesthouse receptionist and concierge. His father was unemployed, so Khant Kyaw supported his three-member family. His younger brother is a student in fourth grade.

About a month ago, Khant Kyaw started to experience abdominal pain. He lost his appetite and stopped working. He visited the hospital, where medics found a mass in his abdomen. On November 15, he underwent a CT scan to diagnose his illness. Khant Kyaw needs help to raise $414 to fund this diagnostic procedure.

“I am very depressed, but my father always tries to cheer me up,” explains Khant Kyaw. “He said I’ll get well soon and be back to normal life.”

Khant Kyaw is a 17-year-old Burmese man currently living in Thailand. He lives with his father and younger brother. Until recently, Khat ...

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Khant Kyaw's Timeline

  • November 14, 2016
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Khant Kyaw was submitted by Ma Tu, Senior Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • November 15, 2016
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Khant Kyaw received treatment at Mae Sot General 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.

  • December 16, 2016
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Khant Kyaw's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 1, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Khant Kyaw's treatment was fully funded.

  • January 26, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Khant Kyaw's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 6 donors

Funded by 6 donors

Treatment
CT Scan OPD
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $414 for Khant Kyaw's treatment
Hospital Fees
$38
Medical Staff
$28
Medication
$0
Supplies
$348

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