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Success! U All from Burma raised $1,500 to fund gallbladder surgery.

U All
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
U All's treatment was fully funded on May 24, 2018.

Photo of U All post-operation

May 14, 2018

U All underwent gallbladder surgery.

He no longer feels sick, and he can eat and drink comfortably.

“I am thankful to the donors, doctors and BCMF staff for helping me,” said U All. “In the future, I want to continue my life as a monk and paint for a living.”

He no longer feels sick, and he can eat and drink comfortably. “I am thankful to the donors, doctors and BCMF staff for helping me," sai...

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April 12, 2018

U All is a 44-year-old monk from Burma. He used to work as a painter, but since becoming a monk, he has only painted for pleasure and occasionally if he needs money. Generally, he survives off of donations of food and money from Buddhists in the area who visit his forest temple.

Experiencing severe abdominal pain, U All was diagnosed with bile duct stones in August 2017. Relying first on medication from the hospital, he started to manage the pain with traditional medicine when the medication from the hospital stopped working.

U All has been advised to undergo a biliary obstruction repair, a procedure to repair the blockage of the bile ducts, which carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder. If left untreated, U All’s symptoms will continue to worsen and put him at risk for further health complications in the future.

After seeking treatment through our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF), U All is scheduled to undergo his biliary obstruction repair on April 18. BCMF is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of U All’s procedure and care.

“After surgery I want to continue my life as a monk,” says U All. “But, there is still a part of me that wants to become human again and work as a painter.”

U All is a 44-year-old monk from Burma. He used to work as a painter, but since becoming a monk, he has only painted for pleasure and occasi...

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U All's Timeline

  • April 12, 2018
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • April 13, 2018
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    U All's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 18, 2018
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    U All received treatment at Mae Sot General 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.

  • May 14, 2018
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    U All's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • May 24, 2018
    FULLY FUNDED

    U All's treatment was fully funded.

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