Burma Children Medical Fund - BWMF Success stories

Tin Tin Nyein (Gynecological)

October 12, 2020  •  Posted in BWMF Success stories

Tin (25) lives with her daughters in a village in Karen State, Burma. She is a homemaker while her two daughters go to school. Her husband works for a mining company elsewhere in Karen State and earns around 250,000 kyat (approx. 250 USD) in a month. The money that Tin’s husband makes is just enough […]

Daw Nan (Gynecological)

October 12, 2020  •  Posted in BWMF Success stories

Daw Nan (58), a villager from Mon State, Burma lives with her husband and her youngest daughter. She has five other children – two are students while the other three are married. Daw Nan owns a small plot of land, where they grow beans and other vegetables. She also raises chickens and keeps a pig. […]

Eh Mu (Gynecological)

October 12, 2020  •  Posted in BWMF Success stories

Mu (40) lives with her husband, son and daughter in a village in Karen State, Burma. She and her husband are subsistence farmers, growing rice, beans, and peanuts on their own land. They also have a shop where her son sells peanut oil that they make as well as snacks. Through the shop, they are […]

Ma Kay Thi (Uterine Myoma)

June 5, 2015  •  Posted in BWMF Success stories

Ma Kay Thi, 40, is from the Htaw Noot village in Burma, where she works as a farmer with her parents and younger sister. She is also a talented seamstress and sews clothes that she sells in the village. Her ability to work was compromised in 2013 when she began experiencing painful menstruation and Ma […]

Ma (Ovarian Cyst)

November 18, 2013  •  Posted in BWMF Success stories

Ma is a 36 year-old woman who came to BCMF in August 2013 after being diagnosed with an ovarian cyst seven years ago. She has five children, including twins from her third pregnancy. She used to live in Bago Division in Burma, however eight months ago her family moved to a village just outside of […]