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Success! Saw Htee from Burma raised $1,500 to fund fracture repair surgery.

Saw Htee
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Fully funded
Saw Htee's treatment was fully funded on November 5, 2018.

Photo of Saw Htee post-operation

October 9, 2018

Saw Htee underwent fracture repair surgery.

Surgery was successful. He hopes to get well as soon as possible. When he is fully recovered, he will go back home and start working again.

“I am very happy that I received surgery. Before, I worried about how I could afford the treatment. Now, I’m very happy and I am less worried,” said Saw Htee.

Surgery was successful. He hopes to get well as soon as possible. When he is fully recovered, he will go back home and start working again. ...

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August 27, 2018

Saw Htee is 45-year-old husband and father from Burma. He is a semi-subsistence farmer, who sells his crop of beans once a year for income.

On August 26, 2018, Saw Htee and two of his son-in-laws were cutting wood in the jungle. All of a sudden, a thigh-sized tree, which Saw Kleet was cutting, fell on him. Trying to dodge the tree, his right leg slid between two rocks, and he fractured his lower right leg. Currently, Saw Htee has pain in his lower right leg and back. He cannot sit down or move.

With the help of our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, Saw Htee will undergo surgery to reset his fractured bones and ensure proper healing. The procedure is scheduled for August 27 and will cost $1,500. As the main breadwinner for his family, Saw Htee will return to work on their farm.

“I feel very worried now,” says Saw Htee’s wife. “Now I don’t have anyone to look after our bean farm. However, I’m a bit relieved that your organization is providing support for his treatment.”

Saw Htee is 45-year-old husband and father from Burma. He is a semi-subsistence farmer, who sells his crop of beans once a year for income. ...

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Saw Htee's Timeline

  • August 27, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Saw Htee was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • August 27, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Saw Htee received treatment at Mae Sot General 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.

  • August 30, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

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

  • October 9, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Saw Htee's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • November 5, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    Saw Htee's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 33 donors

Funded by 33 donors

Treatment
Internal Fixation
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,656 for Saw Htee'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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