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Success! Poe from Burma raised $1,500 to fund a broken bone repair.

Poe
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Poe's treatment was fully funded on July 7, 2017.

Photo of Poe post-operation

April 14, 2017

Poe underwent a broken bone repair.

After surgery, Poe’s pain is now bearable. He will perform exercises regularly to make sure the nerves are connected properly. He returned to the hospital for a post-op followup, and now he can walk long distances without pain. He plans to return to his work soon.

Poe says, “Thank you very much to all the donors. I wish you all in good health and wealthy. If I couldn’t receive treatment, I would not be able to walk again.”

After surgery, Poe’s pain is now bearable. He will perform exercises regularly to make sure the nerves are connected properly. He returned t...

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January 26, 2017

Poe is a 34-year-old man from Burma. He works as a border security guard and protects the Burmese border.

While on the way to get a haircut, Poe hit a patch of loose gravel and was thrown off his bike. Poe landed on the side of the road and was knocked unconscious. When Poe woke up after the accident, he knew that his leg was broken.

He was unable to stand, and a passerby helped him get to our medical partner’s care center, Mae Sot Hospital, for an X-ray. The X-ray showed displaced fractures to the tibia and fibula of his right leg.

The X-rays revealed that Poe will need surgery to fix the fractures. On January 27, Poe will undergo an internal fixation procedure to mend his broken bones. He needs help to fund this $1,500 procedure.

“Thank you for helping me. I hope I will recover from this very soon so that I can play cane ball with my friends,” he says.

Poe is a 34-year-old man from Burma. He works as a border security guard and protects the Burmese border. While on the way to get a hair...

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Poe's Timeline

  • January 26, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Poe was submitted by Ma Tu, Senior Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Burma.

  • January 27, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Poe received treatment at Mae Sot General Hospital.

  • February 01, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Poe's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 14, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Poe's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • July 07, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Poe's treatment was fully funded.

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