Success! Eh from Burma raised $1,500 to fund gallbladder removal surgery so he can live without pain.

Eh
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Eh's treatment was fully funded on March 9, 2024.
  • Eh's story
  • Eh's update
September 3, 2023

Photo of Eh post-operation

March 11, 2024

Eh underwent gallbladder removal surgery so he can live without pain.

Eh's surgery was successful. He is no longer in pain. Eh can sleep and eat comfortably. While he is recovering, he is advised to avoid heavy...

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Eh's Timeline

  • September 3, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Eh was submitted by Dr. Phyoe Pyae Thu, Programs Assistant and Medical Advisor at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • September 4, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Eh 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.

  • September 6, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Eh's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • March 9, 2024
    FULLY FUNDED

    Eh's treatment was fully funded.

  • March 11, 2024
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Eh's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Funded by 43 donors

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