Burma Children Medical Fund - Our Stories

Aye Po (Goiter)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BAMF Success stories

Aye Po is originally from Pantanaw Township, near Yangon, Burma, and now lives in Maesot with her husband and 3 daughters. She came to BCMF when she was 25 years of age complaining of a large mass in her neck. She used to help her husband who works delivering ice.  But she gradually became too […]

July Hnin (Orthopedic)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BAMF Success stories

July Hnin, age 20 years, is from Bago Division in Burma. She lives with her parents and two younger brothers. Her parents work as day labourers and earn about 3,000 kyat (3 USD) per day, this is not enough to cover their living expenses and sometimes they have to borrow money from their friend when […]

Kaung Khant Hein (Gastrointestinal)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in Our Stories

Kaung Khant Hein, a baby boy, born via caesarian on 1 December 2014, in Malady General Hospital.

Khant Chaw (Cardiac)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories, Slideshow

Khant Chaw is a 16 years old boy, diagnosed with a congenital heart disease. He lives with his parents and two siblings in Thi Taw village in the Ayeyarwady Division in Burma.

Ah Dee Son (Thalassemia)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Ah Dee Son, is a shy little 5 year old boy who has been treated for Thalassemia in MTC (Mae Tao Clinic). His illness has been disruptive to his family’s life with his family having to move from Hpa- an to Myawaddy to be closer to the hospital due to travel expenses incurred. The medical […]

Kyaw Myint (Urological)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BAMF Success stories

Kyaw Myint age 39 years is from Karen State, Burma, where he lives with his wife and 4 children.

Htoi Aung (Cardiac Disease)

June 5, 2015  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Htoi Aung is a 9 year old boy who came to BCMF in January 2013 after being diagnosed with severe cardiac disease. Growing up in Kachin State, Burma, Htoi Aung was surrounded by violent conflict and his family was forced to relocate numerous times for safety. Htoi Aung’s condition caused him to experience extreme fevers […]

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 […]

Saw Win Share (Bladder Stones)

June 5, 2015  •  Posted in BAMF Success stories

Saw Win Share is a 44 year old man who came to BAMF in 2013 for surgery to remove bladder stones. Originally from Taungoo Township in the Bago District of Burma, Saw Win Share worked as a day labourer in his home village until 2002, when Burmese army soldiers entered his village and accused him […]