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Than Win from Burma raised $1,200 to get healthy.

Than Win
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  • $1,200 raised, $0 to go
$1,200
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Fully funded
Than Win's treatment was fully funded on July 25, 2013.

Photo of Than Win post-operation

Than Win received surgery to remove a screw (pictured above) from his lung after his parents noticed raspy breathing and a missing appetite.

100% of your donation will be used to cover the cost of Than Win’s medical care. You will receive an update after Than Win receives treatment. This may take several weeks or even months, so please be patient.

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Than Win's procedure went very well. He is excited to go home and see his parents, who have a newborn and were unable to travel with him to t...

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When three-year-old Than Win’s parents noticed that their son was breathing irregularly, they took him to a clinic, where an X-ray revealed that he had a screw lodged in his lungs.

The screw in Than Win’s lungs is causing the otherwise happy child to have problems with his respiratory system. Than Win’s doctors believe that they can remove the screw surgically.

The endoscopy and surgery that would remove the screw and return Than Win’s respiratory system to normal costs $1,200. Than Win’s father is a Burmese tenant farmer, paying a rental fee in order to work another farmer’s land, and he doesn’t have much disposable income to put towards this procedure. Let’s help baby Than Win lead a life free of respiratory problems!

When three-year-old Than Win’s parents noticed that their son was breathing irregularly, they took him to a clinic, where an X-ray revealed t...

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Than Win's Timeline

  • July 15, 2013
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Than Win's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 25, 2013
    FULLY FUNDED

    Than Win's treatment was fully funded.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Than Win's treatment update from Burma Border Projects.

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