Success! Min from Thailand raised $1,500 to fund a metal rod removal on his right leg.

Min
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Min's treatment was fully funded on November 3, 2020.
  • Min's story
  • Min's update
December 20, 2019

Photo of Min post-operation

April 8, 2020

Min underwent a metal rod removal on his right leg.

As soon as he woke up after surgery, Min’s surgical wound still felt painful, however, by the next two days the pain had disappeared. Curren...

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Min's Timeline

  • December 20, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Min was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • December 23, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Min's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 3, 2020
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Min 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.

  • April 8, 2020
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Min's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • November 3, 2020
    FULLY FUNDED

    Min's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 36 donors

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