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Nay Kaw is a first grade student from Burma who needs $814 to fund an MRI to help doctors treat his wrist.

Nay Kaw
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October 7, 2020

Nay Kaw is an 11-year-old boy from Burma. He lives with his parents, two older brothers and two younger sisters in a village in Karen State. Nay Kaw and his sister are both students. He is a grade one student since leaving the monkhood last year. His father is a farmer.

Nay Kaw was born with a small mass on his right wrist. Once Nay Kaw’s mother was able to save up and send him to Mae Tao Clinic for treatment in Thailand, Nay Kaw had the mass surgically removed in July at Mae Sot Hospital. After surgery, the biopsy revealed that the mass was caused by a hemangioma. As a result of this, the doctor referred him for further treatment in nearby Chiang Mai. Since his surgery, the pain in his wrist has decreased. However, if something touches his right wrist or if he has to carry something heavy in his right hand, he is in a lot of pain.

Doctors want Nay Kaw to undergo an MRI, an imaging procedure that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce images of bodily organs. This scan will hopefully help doctors diagnose his condition and formulate an appropriate treatment plan.

Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $814 to cover the cost of Nay Kaw’s MRI and care, scheduled for October 8th.

“I want my right hand to be normal and I do not want to have an unusually large wrist,” he said. “If the pain in my hand decreases, I will help my mother with the housework. If my hand will be without pain and I will be able to play with my friends at school, I will be happy with my friends again. In the future I will go school and become a good person.”

Nay Kaw is an 11-year-old boy from Burma. He lives with his parents, two older brothers and two younger sisters in a village in Karen State....

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Nay Kaw's Timeline

  • October 7, 2020
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Nay Kaw was submitted by Bridgitte Agocs at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Burma.

  • October 08, 2020
    TREATMENT SCHEDULED

    Nay Kaw was scheduled to receive treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital. 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.

  • October 08, 2020
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Nay Kaw's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • TODAY
    AWAITING FUNDING

    Nay Kaw is currently raising funds for his treatment.

  • TBD
    AWAITING UPDATE

    Awaiting Nay Kaw's treatment update from Burma Children Medical Fund.

Funded by 19 donors

Funded by 19 donors

Treatment
MRI
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $814 for Nay Kaw's treatment
Hospital Fees
$38
Medical Staff
$17
Medication
$0
Supplies
$715
Travel
$44

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