Shee is a 16-year-old boy from Burma who lives with his parents, grandmother, four sisters, and two brothers.
From the time he was born, Shee has been dealing with a meningocele, an abnormal spinal development. Because of his meningocele and the nerve damage it has caused, he has never been able to walk on his two feet. He experiences pain around the fist-sized lump that has developed on his back.
Since March 2017, Shee has been equipped with a custom-fit wheelchair provided by our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF). In order for BCMF to develop a full treatment plan, he must undergo an MRI on March 30. BCMF is requesting $814 to cover the expenses of the MRI. With the results, doctors will decide if it is safe to repair the meningocele.
Shee’s mother says, “Shee cooks for the family and looks after his younger siblings at home. He is very good at fixing things around the house. Sometimes, people in the village would just give him a broken radio, or cassette player, and he would make it work again.”
Let’s help Shee get healthy!