Success! Sat from Cambodia raised $253 to fund cataract surgery.

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Fully funded
Sat's treatment was fully funded on May 22, 2023.
  • Sat's story
  • Sat's update
February 6, 2023

Photo of Sat post-operation

May 31, 2023

Sat underwent cataract surgery so she can see clearly again.

Sat was afraid of going blind. With your help, she had successful surgery and was able to return to her province the following day. She rest...

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Sat's Timeline

  • February 6, 2023

    Sat was submitted by Sieng Heng at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • February 7, 2023

    Sat received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre in Cambodia. 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.

  • February 13, 2023

    Sat's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 22, 2023

    Sat's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 31, 2023

    Sat's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 2 donors

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Say is a 31-year-old woman who has lived with her family in a refugee camp for more than 10 years after fleeing the conflict in Burma. She is a homemaker who lives with her husband, elderly father, and three young children who are all attending school. The income for Say’s family comes from cash cards provided by an organisation in the refugee camp. Say’s husband works as a delivery driver outside the camp but he has been unable to work since December 2023 because Say’s father and eldest son have health issues that require support. Their monthly income is not enough to cover their living expenses and they sometimes need to borrow food before their cash card is refilled. Basic health care is provided by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in the refugee camp free of charge, but not advanced care like Say needs. In 2022, Say began having pain, discomfort, and pressure in her abdomen. She was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst and has been advised to undergo a total abdominal hysterectomy which will remove her uterus and cervix. If left untreated, Say's symptoms will continue to worsen and put her at risk for further health complications. Say is scheduled to undergo a hysterectomy on February 22nd. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to cover the cost of her procedure and care. “I will look for a job as a nursery teacher in the camp, I used to do this before I had to stop. Thank you so much to the donors who are helping us pay for my surgery and thank you to BCMF. May you all be healthy, and God bless you,” shared Say.

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