Success! Deth from Cambodia raised $253 to fund cataract surgery to improve his vision.

Deth
$253
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$0
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Fully funded
Deth's treatment was fully funded on April 5, 2023.
  • Deth's story
  • Deth's update
November 17, 2022

Photo of Deth post-operation

April 19, 2023

Deth underwent cataract surgery to improve his vision.

Deth was concerned he would have poor vision for the rest of his life until his relatives told him about Children's Surgical Centre. He was ...

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Deth's Timeline

  • November 17, 2022
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Deth was submitted by Sieng Heng at Children's Surgical Centre.

  • November 17, 2022
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Deth 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.

  • November 18, 2022
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Deth's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • April 5, 2023
    FULLY FUNDED

    Deth's treatment was fully funded.

  • April 19, 2023
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Deth's treatment was successful. Read the update.

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