Baw (40) lives with her husband and youngest son in a refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border in Tak Province, Thailand. Originally from Bago Division, Burma, Baw works as a bookkeeper and treasurer at a community-based organisation in the camp. She earns 1,500 baht (approx. 50 USD) a month for her work. Her husband works […]
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, 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, 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 […]
Kyaw Myint age 39 years is from Karen State, Burma, where he lives with his wife and 4 children.
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, 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 […]