Success! Alfy from Cambodia raised $444 to fund repair of his feet.

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Alfy's treatment was fully funded on September 21, 2022.
  • Alfy's story
  • Alfy's update
April 22, 2022

Photo of Alfy post-operation

October 5, 2022

Alfy underwent surgery to heal his feet.

Alfy and his parents traveled to Children's Surgical Centre, where he had successful surgery to correct his foot condition. The physiotherap...

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Alfy's Timeline

  • April 22, 2022

    Alfy was submitted by Ellen Interlandi, Stakeholder Relations at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • April 22, 2022

    Alfy received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre in Cambodia. 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.

  • April 28, 2022

    Alfy's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 21, 2022

    Alfy's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 5, 2022

    Alfy's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 9 donors

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Daw Nan is a 64-year-old woman from Myanmar. She lives with her husband in a village in Karen State. Her husband is retired and she occasionally works as an agricultural day laborer. She also grows cashews in her garden and sells what she harvests once a year. Sometimes, her daughter, who works in Thailand, sends her pocket money. In her free time, she likes to go to the temple and meditate. Currently, she can only perceive light with her right eye and the vision in her left eye is starting to blur. She cannot see people's faces with her right eye, and her left eye is sensitive to light. Because of her poor vision, she can only walk slowly because she is worried that she will trip and fall. She also feels stressed about her vision problem, and she has lost weight and has little appetite. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to fund lens replacement surgery for Daw Nan. On February 10th, doctors will perform a lens replacement, during which they will remove Daw Nan's natural lenses and replace them with an intraocular lens implant in each eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $1,500 procedure. Daw Nan said, "Since the vision in my right eye worsened and I noticed that the vision in my left eye is worsening, I feel stressed at all times. I cannot work properly as my [left] eye hurts and waters when it is bright outside. I feel sad. Even though I eat, I have a poor appetite and I have lost weight. I will be very happy if I can see again after my surgery."

$625to go