Success! Sorim from Cambodia raised $495 to fund burn contracture surgery on his right hand.

Sorim
$495
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$0
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Fully funded
Sorim's treatment was fully funded on April 10, 2023.
  • Sorim's story
  • Sorim's update
November 21, 2022

Photo of Sorim post-operation

April 24, 2023

Sorim underwent burn surgery on his right hand.

Following a burn injury, Sorim successfully underwent skin graft surgery to replace damaged skin and reconstruct his burned fingers. He has ...

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Sorim's Timeline

  • November 21, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • November 21, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Sorim 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.

  • November 27, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Sorim's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 10, 2023
    FULLY FUNDED

    Sorim's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 24, 2023
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Sorim's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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