Sonita is a 23-year-old from Cambodia who needs $369 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Sonita
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Sonita's story

April 25, 2024

Sonita's Timeline

  • April 25, 2024
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Sonita was submitted by Srey Neang, Donor Coordinator at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • April 25, 2024
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Sonita was scheduled to receive 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 25, 2024
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Sonita's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Sonita is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    UPDATE IN PROGRESS

    Sonita's treatment update from Children's Surgical Centre is in progress.

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