Burma Children Medical Fund - BWMF Success stories

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 Kay Thi initially sought treatment at a clinic in Nyang Lay Pin. Over the next year, she made several trips to the clinic to receive medication and undergo diagnostic testing. D... Read more ►

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 Myawaddy in search of better job opportunities. Her husband is a day laborer and earns 3,000 kyat ($3 USD) per day, although his work is inconsistent. Depending on the season, she is... Read more ►