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Success! Htun from Thailand raised $1,500 to fund hernia surgery so he can grow up active and pain free.

Htun
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Fully funded
Htun's treatment was fully funded on November 11, 2022.

Photo of Htun post-operation

November 21, 2022

Htun underwent hernia surgery so he can grow up active and pain free.

Before his surgery, Htun felt uncomfortable when he walked or sat down. Since his surgery, he is more active and is able to enjoy playing. He can walk faster and sit comfortably. The pastor’s wife (who is helping to raise Htun) noticed that he is now always smiling.

“We want to thank you, BCMF and the donors, for supporting Htun’s surgery cost,” shared one of his teachers.

Before his surgery, Htun felt uncomfortable when he walked or sat down. Since his surgery, he is more active and is able to enjoy playing. H...

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May 30, 2022

Htun is a four year old boy living with 12 other children and a pastor and his wife who are helping to raise them in Tak Province, Thailand. Htun enjoys riding bicycles, watching cartoons, and playing with action figures.

Towards the beginning of April, Htun began experiencing discomfort while walking and when he was sitting down. According to his guardian, whenever Htun begins to feel pain, he will point to where the pain is coming from and cry. Htun has been diagnosed with an inguinal hernia, which will need to be treated with surgery. Fortunately, he was brought to our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, and he is now scheduled for hernia repair surgery on May 31st, at Mae Sot General Hospital.

Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, is requesting $1,500 to fund Htun’s hernia repair surgery, after which Htun will be able to live a full and healthy life ahead.

“I want to support him as if he were my own child, and I want him to feel like we are his family,” shared the pastor.

Htun is a four year old boy living with 12 other children and a pastor and his wife who are helping to raise them in Tak Province, Thailand....

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Htun's Timeline

  • May 30, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

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

  • May 31, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Htun 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.

  • May 31, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Htun's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 11, 2022
    FULLY FUNDED

    Htun's treatment was fully funded.

  • November 21, 2022
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Htun's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Treatment
Hernia Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $1,680 for Htun's treatment
Subsidies fund $180 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,118
Medical Staff
$361
Medication
$99
Supplies
$16
Labs
$46
Other
$40

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