Success! Darith from Cambodia raised $265 to fund surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids.

Darith
$265
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$0
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Fully funded
Darith's treatment was fully funded on May 11, 2023.
  • Darith's story
  • Darith's update
December 13, 2022

Photo of Darith post-operation

May 31, 2023

Darith underwent surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids.

Darith and his parents traveled three hours to the Children's Surgical Centre where he had surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids. These...

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Darith's Timeline

  • December 13, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Darith was submitted by Romanea Khun, Assistant Manager, CSC at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • December 14, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Darith received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre in Cambodia. 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.

  • December 16, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Darith's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 11, 2023
    FULLY FUNDED

    Darith's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 31, 2023
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Darith's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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$189raised
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