Nor Moo from Thailand raised $1,500 to fund a cyst removal so she can live healthy again.

Nor Moo
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Nor Moo's treatment was fully funded on July 9, 2022.
  • Nor Moo's story
  • Nor Moo's update
March 8, 2022

Photo of Nor Moo post-operation

July 19, 2022

Nor Moo had surgery to remove a cyst and is relieved to no longer be in pain.

Nor Moo's surgery to remove a painful cyst in her abdomen was successful! She is now able to walk, sleep, and eat comfortably again, and she...

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Nor Moo's Timeline

  • March 8, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nor Moo was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • March 9, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Nor Moo received 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.

  • March 11, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nor Moo's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • July 9, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Nor Moo's treatment was fully funded.

  • July 19, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Nor Moo. Read the update.

Funded by 30 donors

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Say is a 31-year-old woman who has lived with her family in a refugee camp for more than 10 years after fleeing the conflict in Burma. She is a homemaker who lives with her husband, elderly father, and three young children who are all attending school. The income for Say’s family comes from cash cards provided by an organisation in the refugee camp. Say’s husband works as a delivery driver outside the camp but he has been unable to work since December 2023 because Say’s father and eldest son have health issues that require support. Their monthly income is not enough to cover their living expenses and they sometimes need to borrow food before their cash card is refilled. Basic health care is provided by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in the refugee camp free of charge, but not advanced care like Say needs. In 2022, Say began having pain, discomfort, and pressure in her abdomen. She was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst and has been advised to undergo a total abdominal hysterectomy which will remove her uterus and cervix. If left untreated, Say's symptoms will continue to worsen and put her at risk for further health complications. Say is scheduled to undergo a hysterectomy on February 22nd. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to cover the cost of her procedure and care. “I will look for a job as a nursery teacher in the camp, I used to do this before I had to stop. Thank you so much to the donors who are helping us pay for my surgery and thank you to BCMF. May you all be healthy, and God bless you,” shared Say.

$1,040raised
$460to go