Success! Ku from Thailand raised $1,500 to fund fracture repair surgery following a driving accident.

Ku
$1,500
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Fully funded
Ku's treatment was fully funded on October 3, 2023.
  • Ku's story
  • Ku's update
March 13, 2023
October 18, 2023

Ku underwent fracture repair surgery following a driving accident.

Ku received surgery and has now returned home. He has followed up with his nurse from the local hospital who referred him to our medical par...

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Ku's Timeline

  • March 13, 2023
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Ku was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • March 13, 2023
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ku 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.

  • March 13, 2023
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ku's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • October 3, 2023
    FULLY FUNDED

    Ku's treatment was fully funded.

  • October 18, 2023
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Ku's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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Lina is a stay-at-home mother from the Philippines. She lives with her husband who works as a security guard, her only child who is in college, and her brother who works at a nearby salon. Her husband earns minimum wage which is barely enough for the their bills and expenses especially since their son is in college. Most of their monthly budget goes to basic needs and their son's school expenses. Four years ago, Lina began to experience troubling symptoms, including abdominal pain which affected her back. Due to the pandemic four years ago, she could only visit a private clinic to consult. She was diagnosed with gallstones and was given painkillers to manage the pain. Four years later, she is still suffering from pain attacks. Lina has been advised to undergo a cholecystectomy, which is the surgical removal of the gallbladder. If left untreated, her symptoms will continue to worsen and put him at risk for further health complications in the future. After seeking treatment through our medical partner, World Surgical Foundation Philippines (WSFP), Lina is scheduled to undergo surgery on July 13th. A portion of the cost of the procedure is being supported by the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, and WSFP is raising the remaining $1,128 to cover the cost of Lina's surgery and care. Lina said, "Thank you to everyone who will help me for my treatment and operation. For the past years, I wanted to work and help my husband financially but cannot do so because of my condition. This surgery will allow me to be economically productive so your help will go a long way not just for my but also for my family. Thank you very much."

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