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Kyaw Soe from Burma raised $1,500 to fund fracture repair.

Kyaw Soe
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Kyaw Soe's treatment was fully funded on November 8, 2017.
July 6, 2017

Kyaw Soe did not receive fracture repair surgery.

Kyaw Soe did not receive surgery due to his diabetes problem. His doctor is currently trying to manage Kyaw Soe’s diabetes condition so that it is safe for Kyaw Soe to undergo surgery. When his diabetes condition is stable, Kyaw Soe’s case will be resubmitted.

Kyaw Soe did not receive surgery due to his diabetes problem. His doctor is currently trying to manage Kyaw Soe's diabetes condition so that...

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March 12, 2017

Kyaw Soe is a 46-year-old father from Burma. He is married and has three daughters and a son. Kyaw Soe’s wife sells a traditional breakfast dish to support the family. Until recently, Kyaw Soe was working in a factory. He can no longer work after being injured on the job.

Last December, Kyaw Soe was working when he fell on a fan and cut his left leg. Three years prior, Kyaw Soe had broken that leg in another workplace accident, and had a metal rod inserted to stabilize his leg. His recent wound has failed to heal properly, leaving the metal rod exposed.

On March 14, Kyaw Soe will undergo surgery at Mae Sot General Hospital, our medical partner’s care center, to remove the metal rod from his leg. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is asking for $1,500 to fund his surgery and the accompanying medical supply, physician, and lab fees.

Kyaw Soe and his wife are hopeful that the surgery will go well and that he will be able to return to work.

Kyaw Soe is a 46-year-old father from Burma. He is married and has three daughters and a son. Kyaw Soe's wife sells a traditional breakfast ...

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Kyaw Soe's Timeline

  • March 12, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Kyaw Soe was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • March 14, 2017
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Kyaw Soe was scheduled to receive 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.

  • March 23, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

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

  • July 6, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kyaw Soe's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

  • July 6, 2017
    FUNDING ENDED

    Kyaw Soe is no longer raising funds.

Funded by 5 donors

Funded by 5 donors

Treatment
Femur Rod Removal
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,627 for Kyaw Soe's treatment
Subsidies fund $1,127 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,306
Medical Staff
$827
Medication
$80
Supplies
$95
Labs
$30
Radiology
$27
Other
$262

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Benjamin

Benjamin is a father of a four-year-old child who works as a motorbike (boda-boda) driver, earning about $3.70USD per day. His income is also inconsistent and depends on the availability of customers. He is the sole breadwinner for his family. Unfortunately, he has no active medical insurance coverage and has had to rely on relatives and friends to settle hospital bills. Benjamin is full of smiles but finds it difficult to sit up while sharing his story. He opts to talk while lying flat on his back. Benjamin is currently immobile, unable to sit and walk, as a result of a road traffic accident from the beginning of the month. When the 25-year-old hitched a ride on his friend's water truck, the vehicle lost control and he was thrown out the window. He immediately experienced severe back pain and lost consciousness. The accident left Benjamin with multiple fractures and wounds that will require several fracture repair and spine surgeries in order for him to sit, walk, and be able to continue with his normal routine roles again. After stays at various hospitals and numerous referrals, Benjamin arrived at our medical partner's care center, Kijabe Hospital, for care on July 17th. One of the obstacles to treatment he had faced at other hospitals was a long waiting list that meant a delay in much-needed care, but fortunately Kijabe is able to offer his needed care more urgently. At Kijabe Hospital, the doctors recommended a spinal fusion procedure for him to help regain his mobility. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare (AMH), is requesting $1,500 for Benjamin's critical surgery, scheduled to take place on July 26th. Benjamin shares, “I just sleep on my back and cannot even sit or walk. I cannot work and fend for my family. I need this surgery to get back to my Boda-boda job and raise my family."

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Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Evans

Evans works hard as a motorcycle taxi driver. He's the second-born in a family of five and had to drop out of school in grade 8 after his parents were unable to pay his secondary school fees. He opted to take a “Boda boda” (motorcycle taxi) job so that he could support his siblings and his children. Evans has two children that he works hard to provide for and he hopes to get married in the future. Now, he worries about not walking again. He is a hardworking and industrious man who makes ends meet for his young children. Two days ago, Evans sustained a traumatic right femur and tibia fracture after he was involved in a road traffic accident. He was rushed to the hospital for x-rays. Because he had an open wound on his femur, Evans was taken to the operating room for emergency washout surgery. A cast was placed and he was admitted to the surgical ward as doctors plan for his care. Evans is unable to walk or lift his right leg due to the fractures. He is worried that he'll continue lying in the hospital bed in a lot of pain. Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMH) can help. On September 7th, Evans will undergo a fracture repair procedure, called an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF). Evans will heal and be able to work. He'll be able to fend for himself and help out his family and children. AMH is requesting $1247 to fund this procedure. Being single and without a proper job, Evans has very little to help him undergo this surgery. He has come out to ask well-wishers to help him raise money for his surgery so that he can walk again and continue supporting his family. Evans says, “If I could be walking now, I could be out there looking for a job and supporting my family. I have faith that I will walk again."

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$729to go