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Success! Htun Linn from Thailand raised $1,500 to fund hernia repair surgery.

Htun Linn
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Htun Linn's treatment was fully funded on January 2, 2019.

Photo of Htun Linn post-operation

February 6, 2019

Htun Linn underwent hernia repair surgery.

After treatment, Htun Linn can sleep and eat well a lot better. There is no more swelling.

Htun Linn’s mother said, “I feel less worried now. I have plans to work in Mae Sot and support my children; I have planned to send them to live in Yangon. I would like to thank all the donors; I would never forget their help.”

After treatment, Htun Linn can sleep and eat well a lot better. There is no more swelling. Htun Linn's mother said, “I feel less worried ...

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December 18, 2018

Htun Linn is a one-year-old boy from Thailand. He lives with his parents and siblings in Mae La Maung Village, Mae Sot District, Tak Province.

When Htun Linn was nine months old, his mother noticed that he has an inguinal hernia. Sometimes, Htun Linn feels pain and can’t sleep well. Fortunately, on December 20, he will undergo hernia repair surgery at Mae Sot General Hospital, our medical partner’s care center.

Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to fund Htun Linn’s hernia repair surgery. The procedure is scheduled to take place on December 20 and, once completed, will hopefully allow him to live more comfortably.

His mother says, “I feel sad and depressed that we do not have money to treat our son. I sometimes cannot even sleep when I think about Htun Linn and I am worried for him. I hope he will recover with the help of this treatment.”

Htun Linn is a one-year-old boy from Thailand. He lives with his parents and siblings in Mae La Maung Village, Mae Sot District, Tak Provinc...

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Htun Linn's Timeline

  • December 18, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Htun Linn was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Thailand.

  • December 19, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Htun Linn's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 21, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Htun Linn received treatment at Mae Sot General Hospital. 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.

  • January 02, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Htun Linn's treatment was fully funded.

  • February 06, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Htun Linn's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,680 for Htun Linn's treatment
Subsidies fund $180 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,118
Medical Staff
$361
Medication
$99
Supplies
$16
Labs
$46
Other
$40

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Anifa is a student from Tanzania. Anifa is a friendly third born child in a family of four. Her mother describes her as hardworking both in school and at home. The class five student suffered severe burns on her left arm when she was three years old. While playing children's cooking games with her friends, Anifa's clothing caught fire as she was placing the cooking tin on the open fire. The severe burns saw her admitted to the hospital for a month. She healed with contractures on her left hand and armpit. At five years, she was funded by a visiting team of surgeons for a contracture release of the arm. However, the contractures on her axilla remain. The contractures limit her hand movement making it challenging to perform daily tasks. When her mother heard about our funding program from our outreach team who had visited their village, she brought her in to ask for help. Anifa is planned for a release and Z-plasty surgery in our ALMC hospital. Anifa's parents are small scale farmers of maize, rice and vegetables. Their income is limited to cater for the surgical cost and appeal for financial assistance Fortunately, our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is helping Anifa receive treatment. On September 27th, surgeons at their care center will perform a burn contracture release surgery to The surgery will restore Anifa's ability to move her hand with ease. Now, she needs help to fund this $608 procedure. Anifa’s mother says, “We have always wanted to treat our daughter and correct the remaining part but due to lack of money we have not been able to do that kindly help our daughter if it’s possible.”

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$200raised
$408to go

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