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Success! Mu Lu from Burma raised $1,500 to fund a mass removal procedure.

Mu Lu
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Mu Lu's treatment was fully funded on August 7, 2019.

Photo of Mu Lu post-operation

August 4, 2019

Mu Lu underwent a mass removal procedure.

Surgery was successful!

She says, “I am very happy that I am healthy again and I think I can work and help my family soon. Thank you so much for all your help.”

Surgery was successful! She says, “I am very happy that I am healthy again and I think I can work and help my family soon. Thank you so ...

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May 20, 2019

Mu Lu is a 40-year-old woman from Burma. She lives with her family in Thay Ka Tay Village, Kawkareik Township, Karen State.

Fives month ago, Mu Lu started to experience problems with the right side of the top of her throat, when her right salivary gland became swollen. Then the pain worsened, and she had ringing in her ear. The ringing was so loud that she could not hear people properly when they talked to her. She tried to cure herself with traditional medicine, but the pain never disappeared.

Mu Lu sought treatment through our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund. she is now scheduled to undergo mass removal surgery on May 21. She is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of her procedure and care.

Mu Lu says, “I am scared to undergo the surgery but there is no other option for my condition to get heal. I hope that after surgery, I will be no longer in pain.”

Mu Lu is a 40-year-old woman from Burma. She lives with her family in Thay Ka Tay Village, Kawkareik Township, Karen State. Fives month ...

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Mu Lu's Timeline

  • May 20, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Mu Lu was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • May 20, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Mu Lu's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 21, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Mu Lu 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.

  • August 4, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Mu Lu's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • August 7, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Mu Lu's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 33 donors

Treatment
Tumor Removal
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,092 for Mu Lu's treatment
Subsidies fund $592 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$538
Medical Staff
$475
Medication
$7
Supplies
$400
Labs
$86
Radiology
$567
Other
$19

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Stephen

Stephen is a young man from Kenya. He is the firstborn in a family of 3 children. Their family has relied on their mother to provide for them as his father passed away when he was young boy. His mother does deliveries for different shop owners around their town. Stephen had to drop out from college do to inability to pay his school fees, and he now helps around the house and helps his mother with the deliveries, which is the how the family makes ends meet. Stephen has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the brain and increases intracranial pressure. As a result of his condition, Stephen has been experiencing severe headaches since this past July. He visited a hospital where a CT scan was done that revealed that he had a cyst that was obstructing the normal flow of fluid in and out of the head. An urgent surgery was recommended to remove the cyst, but he did not undergo it due to not having the funds for the procedure. A shunt insertion surgery has been recommended along with a craniotomy that will be performed later to remove the cyst. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation, is requesting $720 to cover the cost of surgery for Stephen that will treat his hydrocephalus. The procedure is scheduled to take place on November 23rd and will drain the excess fluid from Stephen's brain. This will reduce intracranial pressure and greatly improve his quality of life. With proper treatment, Stephen will hopefully continue to develop into a strong, healthy man. Stephen says, “I really want to be treated so that I can help my mom provide for us.”

49% funded

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$356raised
$364to go

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