Success! Kyaw Myat from Burma raised $1,500 to fund a tumor removal.

Kyaw Myat
$1,500
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$0
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Fully funded
Kyaw Myat's treatment was fully funded on September 21, 2019.
  • Kyaw Myat's story
  • Kyaw Myat's update
August 22, 2019

Photo of Kyaw Myat post-operation

December 1, 2019

Kyaw Myat underwent a tumor removal.

Since his surgery, Kyaw Myat has started to walk without dragging his right leg, his eyes are no longer watery, and his head has decreased i...

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Kyaw Myat's Timeline

  • August 22, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Kyaw Myat was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • August 26, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Kyaw Myat received treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai 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.

  • August 29, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Kyaw Myat's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • September 21, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Kyaw Myat's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 1, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Kyaw Myat's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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