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Success! Oudong from Cambodia raised $392 to treat his dislocated elbow.

Oudong
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  • $392 raised, $0 to go
$392
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Oudong's treatment was fully funded on September 21, 2016.

Photo of Oudong post-operation

October 19, 2016

Oudong successfuly had surgery to treat his dislocated elbow.

Oudong is doing great! The surgery he had to mend his dislocate elbow was a great success. Since the operation, he has been resting as well as going to physiotherapy to restore strength. He can now bend his arm much better and says he’s no longer feeling pain. He’s excited now that he’s healed to be able to do things by himself and be more independent.

“I’m so happy with the result after the operation,” says Oudong’s mother, “Now my son can hold and carry things with his arm. Thank you to all the donors.”

Oudong is doing great! The surgery he had to mend his dislocate elbow was a great success. Since the operation, he has been resting as well ...

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August 1, 2016

Oudong is a 13-year-old boy from Cambodia, who is currently in 9th grade. He has two sisters and enjoys watching TV, reading books, and researching his school lessons. He traveled four hours with his mom to reach Watsi’s medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC), after learning about the Centre from his uncle who had surgery in there in the past.

Oudong dislocated his elbow when he fell from a tree at the end of June 2016. He is in pain and can’t bend or use his left arm. The only treatment he has received for his injuries is Khmer traditional medicine at home.

For $392, surgeons at CSC will surgically stabilize the joint using pins in his left elbow. After surgery, he will be able to use his arm again without pain.

Oudong is a 13-year-old boy from Cambodia, who is currently in 9th grade. He has two sisters and enjoys watching TV, reading books, and rese...

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Oudong's Timeline

  • August 1, 2016
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Oudong was submitted by Hannah Callas, Stakeholder Relations Officer at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • August 2, 2016
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Oudong 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.

  • September 6, 2016
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Oudong's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 21, 2016
    FULLY FUNDED

    Oudong's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 19, 2016
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Oudong's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 14 donors

Funded by 14 donors

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Shee

Shee is a 23-year-old woman from Burma. In 2016, Shee and her family moved to a refugee camp in Thailand. There she has been able to continue her studies. Shee graduated from the junior college and now helps her cousin-in-law weave and sell traditional Karen clothes. She shared that it has been difficult for her family to find work within the camp at this time, but she hopes to become a teacher soon. In her free time, Shee enjoys playing with her nephews. In February, Shee began to develop a mass and experience pain in her abdomen, so she visited the camp's hospital. Upon review, she was diagnosed with a urinary tract infection and given medication. Since the mass continued to grow, Shee was referred to her our medical partner's hospital, Mae Sariang Hospital, in early April. After receiving an ultrasound, the doctors determined Shee has an ovarian cyst and needs to undergo surgery to heal. Currently, Shee experiences severe pain that makes it challenging for her to sleep, eat, or continue her weaving. Fortunately, our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF), can help Shee receive treatment. On April 20th, she will undergo surgery to remove the cyst. BCMF is requesting $1,500 to fund the total cost of this procedure. Shee shared, "I am not worried about my operation because I hope it will fix my health problem. I would like to become a teacher in the future because I like teaching. After I recover, I plan to apply at a school in the refugee camp."

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$929raised
$571to go

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