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Su is a 10 year old girl from Thailand who needs $814 to fund an MRI to help diagnose and treat her hip condition.

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October 18, 2022

Meet Su, a 10-year-old girl, living with her mother in Thailand. Because her parents are no longer together, Su sometimes also goes and stays with her father. Both of her parents work for local community organizations. When Su has free time, she enjoys drawing pictures, and playing with her friends.

Su was born with clubfeet and a dislocated hip. After her birth, she received corrective surgery in Chiang Mai, with the help of our medical partner, BCMF. During her last visit to the hospital after her surgery, the doctor told her mother that she would need to bring Su back to the hospital after she had outgrown the special, corrective shoes she wore for her clubfeet. Due to financial constraints, issues with documentation, and the Covid pandemic, Su’s parents were never able to bring her back to the hospital.

In June 2022, Su started to experience pain in her right foot, whenever she walked for longer than 10 minutes. And, for the first time, she also began to feel pain in her right hip when she walked. The doctor at Mae Sot Hospital diagnosed her with a dislocated hip, and referred her to Chiang Mai for further treatment.

Doctors in Chiang Mai want Su to undergo an MRI, which will help them to reach a definitive diagnosis, and to formulate a plan of treatment. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting your help to cover the $814 cost of Su’s MRI and care, scheduled for October 18th, at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital.

“I want my daughter to become a doctor in the future so that she can help others who also suffer from clubfeet,” said Su’s mother.

Meet Su, a 10-year-old girl, living with her mother in Thailand. Because her parents are no longer together, Su sometimes also goes and sta...

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Su's Timeline

  • October 18, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Su was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • October 18, 2022
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Su was scheduled to receive treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai 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.

  • October 20, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Su's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Su is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Su's treatment update from Burma Children Medical Fund.

Funded by 18 donors

Funded by 18 donors

Treatment
MRI
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $814 for Su's treatment
Hospital Fees
$38
Medical Staff
$17
Medication
$0
Supplies
$715
Travel
$44

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