Category: Myanmar

AwYa Tha’s Special Family – Sagaing, Myanmar
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AwYa Tha’s Special Family – Sagaing, Myanmar

Our team fell in love with seven-year-old AwYa Tha and his fascinating family. Tha AwYa was the first surgical patient in our mission. Prior to his scheduled surgery whenever we saw Tha in the ward, his dad was playing with him or holding him. While talking to the parents, with the help of translators, we...

Myitkyina, Myanmar – Another Day, Another Smile
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Myitkyina, Myanmar – Another Day, Another Smile

After 5 full days of surgery the team took a well deserved day off and headed north. The area we visited included exploring the confluence, where the N’mai and Mali rivers meet to form the Irrawaddy. We also visited the Maina Camp for internally displaced people outside of Myitkyina. Marla, founder of Myanmar Kindness Group...

Myitkyina – Day Four of Surgeries
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Myitkyina – Day Four of Surgeries

Today is our 4th day of surgery it proved to be a big day for the small and young! We had four children under the age of 2 and the oldest was 10-years. Our requirements for surgery is referred to as the 10-10-10 rule. If the child is 10 weeks, 10lbs and has a 10...

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