Su (11) is a grade five student. She lives with her mother, two sisters and a brother in a village in Ayeyarwady Division, Burma. Su and her younger siblings go to school. Her mother and her oldest sister weave mats at home out of bamboo for a living. Together they earn 200,000 kyat (approx. 200 […]
Htoo is a one-year old baby boy who was born at Mae Tao Clinic (MTC). He lives with his parents in Mae Sot, Tak Province, Thailand. Htoo’s mother is a homemaker while his father works as a factory worker and earns 8,000 baht per month (approx. 267 USD). Their household income is not enough to […]
Senetoo (15) is a grade eight student. He lives with his parents, an older brother, a younger sister and two younger brothers in a refugee camp in Tak Province, Thailand. When he was two years old, fighting broke out between two arms forces close to his village. His father was arrested by the Burmese army, […]
Nine-year-old Myo was born with a lump between her forehead and on the bridge of her nose, a condition known as encephalocele. She lives with her parents, brother and two sisters on the Thai-Burma border. Her parents and her older sister and brother work on a Thai farm, growing seasonal crops. They each earn 4,500 […]
Htoi (16) lives with his grandmother, mother, sister, and brother in a town in Kachin State, Burma. He and his siblings are students while his grandmother is retired. His mother has a small stall in front of the house, where she sells snacks and other items such as traditional medicine. They also raise pigs and chickens […]
Kaung Khant Hein, a baby boy, born via caesarian on 1 December 2014, in Malady General Hospital.
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, 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 […]
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 […]