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Saw Min from Burma raised $1,500 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Saw Min
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Saw Min's treatment was fully funded on April 6, 2019.

Photo of Saw Min post-operation

April 1, 2019

Saw Min underwent fracture repair surgery.

Compared to before, Saw Min feels a lot better. He and his family are very grateful that he received treatment.

He says, “Thank you so much for your support. If I have the chance, I want to meet all the donors at least once in my life.”

Compared to before, Saw Min feels a lot better. He and his family are very grateful that he received treatment. He says, "Thank you so mu...

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February 28, 2019

Saw Min is a 34-year-old man from Burma. He lives with his wife, parents-in-law, three daughters, and four sons in a village in Hlaingbwe Township, Karen State. Five of his children go to school, while two of his sons are still too young to go to school. Saw Min and his wife work as subsistence farmers growing rice and sesame.

Nine months ago, Saw Min broke his left leg. Two days later, Saw Min underwent surgery. Just two days after his surgery, the doctor checked his leg and told him that the metal rod was not helping to heal the fracture. The doctor at Mae Sot Hospital said that he requires internal fixation surgery again.

With the help of our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, Saw Min will undergo surgery to reset his fractured bones and ensure proper healing. The procedure is scheduled for April 1 and will cost $1,500. Saw Min will be able to walk again after this surgery.

Saw Min said, “I will not work as a taxi driver anymore because now I am really afraid of being in an accident. I will work on my farm and work as a day laborer after I recover fully.”

Saw Min is a 34-year-old man from Burma. He lives with his wife, parents-in-law, three daughters, and four sons in a village in Hlaingbwe To...

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Saw Min's Timeline

  • February 28, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Saw Min was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Burma.

  • February 28, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Saw Min's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 01, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Saw Min received treatment at Mae Sot General Hospital. 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 01, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    We received an update on Saw Min. Read the update.

  • April 06, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Saw Min's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 24 donors

Funded by 24 donors

Treatment
Internal Fixation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,656 for Saw Min's treatment
Subsidies fund $1,156 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,323
Medical Staff
$660
Medication
$54
Supplies
$303
Labs
$50
Radiology
$135
Other
$131

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