Success! Darith from Cambodia raised $265 to fund surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids.

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Darith's treatment was fully funded on May 11, 2023.
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December 13, 2022

Photo of Darith post-operation

May 31, 2023

Darith underwent surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids.

Darith and his parents traveled three hours to the Children's Surgical Centre where he had surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids. These...

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Darith's Timeline

  • December 13, 2022

    Darith was submitted by Romanea Khun, Assistant Manager, CSC at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • December 14, 2022

    Darith received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre in Cambodia. 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.

  • December 16, 2022

    Darith's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • May 11, 2023

    Darith's treatment was fully funded.

  • May 31, 2023

    Darith's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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Asumpta is a 52-year-old single woman, humble, confident and caring. She was a Catholic nun and retired in 2015 after completion of her years of service. Asumpta joined the convent after finishing senior four and then training at an institute in agriculture and counselling. She now lives at her parental home where she cares for her mother and three orphans, the children of her deceased sister. Asumpta farms for a living but most of the food she grows is for home consumption. She sells off the surplus to generate an income for the family and to pay school fees for her foster children. For two years, Asumpta has been experiencing worrying symptoms, including bleeding that causes anemia so severe that she has twice received transfusions. Asumpta has lost weight and has lower abdominal pain and backaches. She often experiences episodes of swollen feet and has repeatedly sought medical treatment, without success. Asumpta has been diagnosed with heavy uterine bleeding due to a leiomyoma, also called a uterine fibroid. She needs to undergo a hysterectomy, a procedure in which surgeons will remove her uterus. Our medical partner, African Mission Healthcare Foundation (AMHF), can help Asumpta. On September 5th, she will undergo gynecological surgery to remove the fibroid and her uterus. AMHF is requesting $219 to fund Asumpta's surgery. Once recovered, Asumpta will be able to resume her daily activities free of pain. Asumpta says, “I have high hopes that with your support, I will be operated on and will surely get well again - thank you.”

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