Meet another patient

Watsi logo blueWatsi

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

Mu Lu
100%
  • $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 ...

Read more
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 ...

Read more

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
Removal of Benign Tumor
  • 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

Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

Gebreegziabher

Gebreegziabher is a brave, young, and fun boy who loves to hangout with his friends. He loves to play chase and other games with his friends and brothers. He has five siblings and shared with us that he loves goats! Gebreegziabher never went to school because of his condition. He is a shepherd and helps to keep the sheep and goats of his parents. Because of his condition, he has endured bullying, but he continues to be brave and his dad shared: “He is so strong despite his sickness. When others pick on him and speak bad things about him and things related to his disease he even gets in to fights.” Gebreegziabher's mom and dad counsel him and comfort him and help him to bring out self-confidence and strength. His dad and his mom are farmers and his mom takes care of all the household chores. Dad said: “Our area is dry. We work hard and farm but the harvest is poor with lack of rain. We purchase food because our harvest is not enough to support the family.” They also raise animals to support themselves. The community survives with the dry land and the scarcity of food by donations from the government and NGOs. But the past two years they couldn’t get the donation since they are in the war zone. For these reasons they can’t afford the medical bill for their son. Gebreegziabher was born with congenital anomaly called bladder extrophy. That is an abnormally where the bladder is open to air. Given the pain and risk of infection, he just ties clothes around the wound. His mom is very much worried and concerned because of his condition. She shared that she has excluded herself from the community for years in taking care of him and raises him and recalls that when growing up, he would sit faraway from others and boys in his age. They keep up hope for better days ahead and are a loving family who support each other the best they can. His Dad said: “He learned to exclude himself from others growing up. We are sad as a family because of his condition. The neighbor insults us, discriminate us and we feel so sad about this. We couldn’t tell what will happen to him. And we bring him to God always.”

64% funded

64%funded
$970raised
$530to go

Meet another patient you can support

100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.