SreyPov is a traditional weaver and mother of three from Cambodia who needs $483 to fund surgery to repair her fractured elbow.

SreyPov
$129
raised
$354
to go

SreyPov's story

January 3, 2024

SreyPov's Timeline

  • January 3, 2024
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    SreyPov was submitted by Ellen Interlandi, Stakeholder Relations at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • January 4, 2024
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    SreyPov was scheduled to receive 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.

  • January 14, 2024
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    SreyPov's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    SreyPov is currently raising funds for her treatment.

  • TBD
    UPDATE IN PROGRESS

    SreyPov's treatment update from Children's Surgical Centre is in progress.

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Phikhirona is a shy 8-year-old student in grade one. Her family consists of her father, formerly employed near Children's Surgical Centre crafting prosthetic limbs, and her two elder sisters. One, aged 13, is currently in grade 5, while the other, aged 11, is navigating grade 4. Unfortunately, her mother succumbed to breast cancer several years ago, so her older sisters watch after her. In her first year of attending school, she has interest in Khmer subjects. Back at home, her cooking skills are being developed by her older sisters, who are teaching her how to prepare her favorite dish - fried pork with vegetables. Phikhirona was born with polydactyly of both hands and feet. This means that she has an extra digit on the side of both hands and polysyndactyly of her feet. On each foot, she has an extra toe that is connected, via fusing or webbing, to an adjacent toe. She faces difficulty wearing conventional shoes due to the presence of extra toes and fingers, and unfortunately, she endures teasing from other children as a result. Fortunately, on January 29th, surgeons will perform a polydactyly repair procedure to remove the extra digits of her hands. Our medical partner, Children's Surgical Centre, is requesting $299 to fund this procedure. After surgery, she will feel more comfortable about her appearance, and she won't be ashamed of how her feet look. Her father shared: "I hope that the surgery will not cause any infection and the extra fingers will not grow back."

$20raised
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