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Ai from Burma raised $1,500 to fund contracture repair surgery.

Ai
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Ai's treatment was fully funded on June 19, 2019.
June 19, 2019

Ai did not receive treatment as expected.

His family decided not to return for surgery.

His family decided not to return for surgery....

March 19, 2019

Ai is a boy from Burma. He lives with his parents and four siblings. In his free time, Ai likes to play with his friends and swim.

When Ai was five months old, he burned his right palm and hand. He is no longer able to move the fingers on his right hand. He and his mother visited our medical partner, who agreed to help Ai access treatment for his hand.

Now, a contracture release surgery has been scheduled for March 22. Our medical partner is requesting $1,500 to fund this procedure.

Ai said, “In the future I want to earn money for my family, and I want to support my parents when I grow up.”

Ai is a boy from Burma. He lives with his parents and four siblings. In his free time, Ai likes to play with his friends and swim. When A...

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Ai's Timeline

  • March 19, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Ai was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Burma.

  • March 22, 2019
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Ai was scheduled to receive treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai 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.

  • March 22, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ai's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • June 19, 2019
    FUNDING ENDED

    Ai is no longer raising funds.

  • June 19, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Ai's treatment did not happen. Read the update.

Funded by 45 donors

Treatment
Release of Scarred Tissue
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $22,947 for Ai's treatment
Subsidies fund $21,447 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$15,388
Medical Staff
$1,341
Medication
$94
Supplies
$733
Travel
$478
Labs
$86
Radiology
$27
Other
$4,800

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$150raised
$89to go

Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Kyampire

Kyampire is a mother of five girls. She lost her husband in February 2001. All her daughters are married, but are struggling in their families due to lack of adequate education. Her firstborn is 24 years old and completed secondary school class three, the second born is 23 years old and completed primary school class six, her third is 22 years old and completed secondary school class two, while her youngest is 20 years old and dropped from secondary school class three. Her husband had not constructed a house for them but Kyampire tried her best and constructed a three-room semi-permanent house for herself and her girls. Kyampire started feeling abdominal pains and scans at Kabale referral hospital showed she had uterine fibroids. As the pains persisted, she went to a private doctor who advised her to have surgery but could not because she could not afford the surgery charges. She tried herbs and pain medicine to reduce the pain but she feels it is now beyond her control and that’s why she came to Rushoroza Hospital. If not treated, she could develop severe anaemia leading to heart failure. She has severe abdominal pain stopping her from doing her day to day activities. Kyampire did not go to school and survives on small-scale farming. Her normal duties are affected because she feels severe pain when digging and feels pain and heavy when walking; this greatly slows down her general performance in any activity she takes on. She at times finds it difficult to walk completely. Kyampire told us: “I pray for a successful surgery. I look forward to being normal again and be able to carry out my farming activities as comfortably as I had always done; making it easy to take good care of myself, God willing.”

62% funded

62%funded
$150raised
$89to go